Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters

Are you working in the development sector and looking to take the next step in your career?

International and community development aims to reduce poverty and improve the living standards, health and quality of life for those who need it most. As our world and the challenges we face becomes more complex, we need qualified and skilled professionals to lead across sectors and organizations.

Balancing theoretical knowledge with practical skills, the Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters program provides the strong technical and management skills you need to tackle the most demanding and complex challenges in global development. This credential will demonstrate that you have the advanced skills international development agencies are increasingly demanding from their leaders and managers.

Through each course, you will learn how to analyse and respond effectively to complicated problems in development, viewing them from a range of different perspectives, and how to be an adaptive leader. After gaining a verified certificate for each of the four prerequisite courses, pass the Capstone Assessment and be awarded the MicroMasters credential in Leadership in Global Development.

Build on this credential and apply for UQ’s exclusive one year Master of Leadership in Global Development program. More information about this program, including the other entry requirements, is available via UQ.

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Critical Development Perspectives (edX)

Gain insight into the different perspectives and trends facing development workers to lead more effectively across sectors and organizations. There are many approaches and perspectives about what is most important within the development sector. Some practitioners argue that basic water and sanitation is essential to good development, others push [...]
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Adaptive Leadership in Development (edX)

Gain the skills to be an adaptive leader in development and learn how to uncover local solutions to complex problems in developing countries. In order to get the most out of this course, we recommend that you have experience working in the development sector or a strong interest in this area.
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Leaders in Global Development (edX)

Learn key leadership skills, concepts and theories needed to be a successful leader in development and determine your own leadership style within different development contexts. Are you working in the development sector and looking to take the next step in your career and take on a leadership role? This [...]
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The Science and Practice of Sustainable Development (edX)

Learn the critical foundations of sustainable development and how to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals that are deeply interconnected in the field. This course introduces the origin and key concepts of sustainability and how to apply those to sustainable development practice. Sustainable development will be explored through theories [...]
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