Master in Management of Development (ed. 2021-2022)

Master in Management of Development (ed. 2021-2022)

Master in Management of Development (ed. 2021-2022)

1 Novembre 2021–31 Ottobre 2022
Il corso è disponibile in English

The Master offers an applied learning opportunity to explore the theoretical, conceptual and operational frameworks for management of development from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

Key features
Modern Methods

Learn by doing, through case studies, workshops, and group exercises

Inspiring Discussions

Exchange ideas with international students and faculty

High-Level Resources

Engage with experts from the ILO and other international organizations

Presentazione del Master

This Master provides an opportunity to explore the theoretical, conceptual and operational frameworks for managing development from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It integrates socio-economic policies with an in-depth understanding of the legal, institutional, local and managerial contexts for the effective planning and implementation of development programmes and projects. The content and learning delivery methods are designed to provide the participants with the full spectrum of competencies needed to deal with the challenges currently faced by development professionals in their pursuit of social and economic progress, while preserving the natural environment for future generations. This is an intensive blended-learning programme delivered in three successive phases: internet-based distance learning, interactive classroom attendance, and practical research work. Conducted in English, it is now being delivered for the 19th time and has been successfully completed by 600 students from more than 85 countries.

Chi si iscrive a questo Master?

The programme is intended for professionals from public and private institutions and NGOs working in the area of development and graduates aspiring to work in this area. The majority of participants will be practitioners with years of experience in the development sector.

Master in Numbers
18
Editions
550+
Participants
80
Countries
What are the topics?

The Master addresses a number of critical questions confronting development practitioners and planners like:

  • What are the defining characteristics of sustainable development? Which issues and processes can be identified behind this broad concept?
  • How to plan and manage project interventions to achieve development objectives?
  • What is results-based management and how is it applied in the development context?
  • What policies and strategies may contribute to sustainable transformations in terms of cultural, political, social, economic and environmental changes?
What will I learn?

The objective of the Master is to provide personnel working in the field of sustainable development with skills and knowledge around:

  • Analytical and operational competencies in the development field
  • Effective participation in the results-based framework of national development
  • Design for effective development projects and programmes
What will I be able to do?

The contents and the learning delivery methods are designed to provide the participants with the full spectrum of competencies.

  • Demonstrate an interdisciplinary understanding of the issues, processes, and the practice of development.
  • Apply acquired technical and interpersonal competencies in order to enhance the economic and social benefits of development projects and programmes.
  • Conceptualize and formulate a full-scale project proposal for a development initiative/project.
Why should I enroll?

Students learn by studying, collaborating, and observing practitioners in action.

  • This Master draws from the ITCILO’s training portfolio, the ILO’s research, and the University of Turin’s academic expertise.
  • Dedicated tutors are available to answer questions and provide support throughout the learning journey.
  • Teaching methodologies include lectures, discussions, and case studies, as well as an online platform for readings, videos, and exercises.
Partners
University of Turin
University of Turin

The University of Turin is one of the most ancient and prestigious Italian Universities. Hosting over 74.000 students and with 120 buildings in different areas in Turin and in key places in Piedmont, the University of Turin can be considered as “city-within-a-city”, promoting culture and producing research, innovation, training and employment.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNCTAD is a permanent intergovernmental body established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1964. Headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland, and we have offices in New York and Addis Ababa. 

It supports developing countries to access the benefits of a globalized economy more fairly and effectively. It helps equip them to deal with the potential drawbacks of greater economic integration. To do this, it provides analysis, facilitate consensus-building, and offer technical assistance. This helps them to use trade, investment, finance, and technology as vehicles for inclusive and sustainable development.

 

The class was amazing, composed of colleagues coming from all over the world to study together and share capabilities and points of view. This made the learning experience extremely enriching and complete.

Francesco Stella
Italy, 2017/2018 edition
 

I have gained further global exposure and experience that helped me to land in a senior management position three months after graduation with the International Organization for Migration.

Sonya Syafitri
Indonesia, 2016/2017 edition
 

The course and learning environment provided me with a unique opportunity to enjoy a high-quality experience through team work, interactive classwork, best practice sharing, and team projects.

Guled Said
Somaliland, 2013/2014 edition