Monday, August 05, 2013


TRAINING: Center for Sustainable Development Course in Development, Adaptation & Nonprofit Management

The Center for Sustainable Development is offering a blended learning, 2-month diploma program. The program will take place from September 2-October 31, 2013 and include a 5 day live workshop in Antigua, Guatemala: September 30 - October 4, 2013.

Join participants from over the world for an intensive training program to design, fund and launch a real project in your country, and spend 5 days with us in the land of eternal spring—Guatemala—fully developing your project design prior to launch. During the 2 month blended training program you will participate in:

  1. Distance Learning: Participatory Needs Assessments. 4 Weeks. Conduct participatory needs assessments with a community in your own country in preparation for the Guatemala workshop—guided through distance learning by CSDi staff.
  2. A Face-to-Face Workshop. Full Project Design and Development. 5 Days. Upon arriving in Guatemala, you will use your needs assessments to begin the development of a complete, fundable, launchable project with the workshop leader.
  3. Project Launch: Community Capacity Building: 4 Weeks. Return home to your country and launch your project with the continued guidance of your CSDi workshop leader.

This training program will provide participants with 3 specialized sections designed to help you best meet your program needs:
• Section 1. Designing & Funding Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change Projects
• Section 2. Designing & Funding International Development Projects
• Section 3. Designing & Funding Nonprofit Projects in Developed Nations

What you will get out of this training program

This two-month training program will provide a system of building block activities for you to use on the ground in developing and implementing successful, sustainable projects. Based on use by participants from 147 different countries, the techniques illustrated in these training courses use a step-by-step progression to lead participants through problem assessment, project design, donor presentations, implementation, and community engagement.

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