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Community Mobilization Intensive Workshop
International Institute for Sustainable Developmen

Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 | 4:22:00 AM


The International Institute for Sustainable Development has developed a new highly-focused short course:

Community Mobilization Intensive Workshop

Next Offered
Registration Deadline
October 28-31, 2008
October 7, 2008

This course was developed to provide practical tools for development professionals to engage communities in self-empowered participatory development. This course will help develop strategies for understanding power dynamics in community development, increase trust and communication, and enhance participation in development programs.

Location: Colorado State University campus
Tuition: $800 per participant*
*Organizations sponsoring 6 or more participants to attend this course receive a 5% discount on tuition.

Day 1: The Role of Empowerment in Sustainable Development
The course will introduce participants to participatory mapping techniques, a brief history of development practice, gauging levels of participation, and the role of humanization in truly sustaining development.

Day 2: Power Dynamics, NGOs, and Development
The course will cover theories of community-based development, activities to analyze and work through power dynamics, organizational mapping techniques, and discussions on NGO/Community dynamics.

Day 3: Empowerment in Action
Participants will learn facilitation techniques, PRA/ PLA tools, and strategic planning activities to engage communities in the development process.

Day 4: Participatory Tools for Action/Reflection
Action plan formation, participatory monitoring and evaluation, and discussion methods will close out the workshop activities.


For more information please contact Nancy Murray at (nancy@villageearth.org) or +1-970-491-5754

Training date Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Intended Audience Development Professionals, Fieldworkers, NGO mgmt
Cost $800 USD

Contact Information
Other Details
Not provided

Contact Nancy Murray
Telephone +1-970-491-5754
Email nancy@villageearth.org
Website http://www.colostate.edu/Orgs/IISD/Short_Courses.h

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