"ICT4D - the sustainable use of ICT to enable poor and marginalised communities to use the potential of ICT to transform their lives"
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ICT4D Short Courses
The ICT4D Collective delivers two main types of short course, designed to provide participants with leading edge training in all aspects of the use of information and communication technologies for development. The Collective's niche advantages in delivering such courses include:
Two-week short courses for practitioners on ICT4D
This intensive course provides a conceptual and practical overview of ICT4D, concentrating in particular on the following themes:
Mode of delivery
The course is delivered in a variety of ways to ensure a diversity of experience for participants:
Who should attend?
The course is designed for all those working in the field of ICT4D who need to gain additional understanding and expertise. It is especially suitable for people who have been working in ICT4D for 5-10 years, who wish to reflect on their practices, and want to gain a deeper and broader understanding of the issues involved. It is specifically intended for people in the private sector, civil society organisations and government departments. Each course caters for between 35 and 50 participants.
When do the courses take place?
The timing of courses reflects demand, but they are usually held in April or July. All those interested should in the first instance contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tailor-made two-day seminars on specialist aspects of ICT4D
The Collective also arranges intensive two-day seminars on all aspects of ICT4D. These are designed in close collaboration with clients so as to ensure that their specialist interests are addressed. Courses draw on the international expertise of members of the Collective and its partners, and are designed for senior managers, government officials, donors, aid workers and others who require opportunties for detailed and intensive training in aspects of ICT4D.
Typical topics for these seminars include:
These courses can be arranged at short notice to serve clients' demands. For further information contact email@example.com