This Professional Certificate in Sustainable Community Development program is designed for people who currently work in community development as well as those who plan to work or volunteer in this field.
Participants will be equipped with practical tools to meet today’s challenges as project managers and community development officers. They will be exposed to knowledge and skills in sustainable community development through new thinking, strategy and applied solutions.
To earn the certificate, participants must complete the required modules. They will be expected to also complete a Community Development Project (CDP) that will demand initiative, originality and leadership. This project must include some of the theories and models taught in the various modules.
• Apply principles and practices to increase resiliency, innovation and transformation on the path to sustainability in communities.
• Apply principles and practices to build community engagement, capacity, collaboration and positive outcomes for effective community development solutions.
• Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to analyse applied research challenges or opportunities within communities.