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Global Development in Practice: Bringing about change

Consider the issues that occur when challenging and changing development management

Global Development in Practice: Bringing about change

This program is part of the Global Development Management degree offered by The Open University

Learn how to bring about social change that is transformative and empowering.

This is the final program of a set of four that make up the Open University module Development, Policy and Practice (D890).

This program focuses on the argument that improvisation above rationalisation is needed in complex development contexts. You’ll understand how to bring about change and move to a more responsive, eclectic, and improvised process driven by the beneficiaries of development.

You'll also revisit the first program, ‘Discovering Development Management’ where you explored the meaning of development management and good development, to see if your definitions have changed throughout your learning.

Courses

1 course

Written and delivered by experts in the field

The Development Management program has been developed by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at The Open University.

Who will you learn with?

Susan Fawssett

Susan Fawssett

Susan is an Open University tutor and a seasoned development researcher. She works extensively with international development organisations to deliver training and author teaching materials.

Martha Knight

Martha Knight

My academic interests are centred around gender and development, the Sustainable Development Goals and global governance processes all of which I've taught or practised. I'm module Chair of D890.

Rachel Wrangham

Part-time associate lecturer, mother of 3 young children. Contemplating the future at 40.

Elizabeth Mc Donnell

Elizabeth Mc Donnell

Me - a research scientist, then facilitator, mediator/Open University tutor (development management), now teaching English as a Second Language. And I'm passionate about dancing Argentine Tango!

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