Seminar Starts on
22 - 26 March 2021 at
The Grand Excelsior Hotel
Al Mateena St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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About this Course
Poverty to Prosperity Understanding Economic Development
How can poor societies become prosperous and overcome obstacles to do so? In this economics course you will have the opportunity to learn about the role of government and the key political, social, and economic processes that elevate any society from poverty to prosperity.
This course will discuss and examine the following topics:
The role of government and the key political, social and economic processes that affect development;
Why societies need polities that are both centralised and inclusive, and the process by which these polities develop;
The social factors that are necessary for development, including the importance of identities, norms, and narratives;
The impact of economic processes on development, including discussion about how government policies can either promote or inhibit the exploitation of scale and specialisation;
The external conditions for development, including trade flows, capital flows, labour flows and international rules for governance.
Enrol in this course to understand the factors that influence economic development and the different development paths that countries across the world have taken.
What you will learn
At the end of this training program participants will learn the following:
Identify internal political, social, and economic factors that influence development;
Understand how external influences can impact the internal political, social, and economic processes;
Understand the varied paths of development that different countries have taken;
Apply the concepts learned by completing a final assignment that allows learners to practice the analysis of development challenges using the concepts of the course.
Who Should Attend?
MPs, Heads of government departments and ministries
Poverty change activists and Non-Governmental Organisations who want a concise overview of the current trends and emerging solutions to tackle poverty.
Sustainable development practitioners – as well as private-sector actors, such as those who work in corporate sustainability and responsibility or poverty reduction strategies and policies – who need to understand how current trends and emerging solutions in poverty reduction are being implemented & made successful.