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Business Opportunities and Risks in a Globalized Economy (Coursera)

This is the last of the three courses part of the Globalization, Economic Growth and Stability Specialization.¨Business Opportunities and Risks in a Globalized World¨ is the the 3rd and final course of the ¨Globalization, Economic Growth and Stability¨ Specialization taught by IE Business School's Professor Gayle Allard. This course [...]
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Local Economic Development (Coursera)

Welcome to this MOOC on Local Economic Development (LED). Local economic development refers to the processes by which local governments, businesses, and civil society groups get together to raise income sustainably and improve their lives in a well-defined area. It’s about creating jobs, securing livelihoods, improving infrastructure and managing [...]
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Political Economy of Institutions and Development (Coursera)

Mar 15th 2021
Political Economy of Institutions and Development (Coursera)
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This course is part of the SDG initiative addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, specifically for the following SDGs [1, 8, 10 and 16]. We hope you will join in our efforts to reach the SDG’s in small but measurable and actionable ways, cooperating with Development Done Differently. Expand [...]
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Federalism & Decentralization: Evaluating Africa's Track Record (Coursera)

Mar 15th 2021
Federalism & Decentralization: Evaluating Africa's Track Record (Coursera)
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In this political science course you will learn about the twin concepts of federalism and decentralization. You will develop an understanding of the core ideas that federalism and decentralization rest on, and study the building blocks that make them both work.
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Project Management for Development (edX)

A MOOC developed in collaboration with the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF). Learn best practices for managing projects that promote economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Gestión de Proyectos de Desarrollo (edX)

“Un MOOC desarrollado en colaboración con el Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMI-EF)”. Aprende mejores prácticas para gestionar proyectos que promuevan el desarrollo económico y social en América Latina y el Caribe. Si buscas obtener una titulación sobre Gestión de Proyectos reconocida internacionalmente ¡Este es tu curso! Además de [...]
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From Poverty to Prosperity: Understanding Economic Development (edX)

Learn about the role of government and the key political, social, and economic processes that elevate any society from poverty to prosperity. How can poor societies become prosperous and overcome obstacles to do so? Professor Sir Paul Collier is one of the world’s leading scholars on this question, and [...]
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Realidad Social Latinoamericana (edX)

Sep 14th 2017
Realidad Social Latinoamericana (edX)
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Conoce en qué estado se encuentra América Latina y el Caribe en educación, desarrollo infantil temprano, salud, protección social y empleo y sus principales desafíos. ¿Cuáles son los avances y desafíos que América Latina y el Caribe tiene por delante en relación a la pobreza y desigualdad, desarrollo infantil [...]
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Introduction to AP* Human Geography (edX)

Explore key issues in human geography, including population, migration, cultural patterns and more as you prepare for the AP exam. Are you interested in what’s happening in your global community? Explore economic, social, political, and environmental issues through the lens of geography.
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Economic Development (saylor.org)

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Economic Development (saylor.org)
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This course introduces major theories of economic development and to place them in a historical context.
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