The overall objective of this course, offered by MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation, is to enable participants to acquire skills and knowledge on how to effectively communicate for social change. They will also appreciate development communication as a process of strategic intervention that encompasses participatory and intentional strategies designed to benefit the public good. According to MSTCDC, by the end of the course, participants will have developed skills to design strategies and approaches for effective communication. They will also interrogate the way social change is articulated in projects, from the assumptions that are made about the problem and the solutions therein.
The course content includes the following:
- Interpersonal communication for development
- Participatory communication in development
- Media advocacy and communication technology
- Communication strategies for empowerment
- Participatory action research
- Communication and social change in programmes.
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The course is intended for media personnel in NGOs, programme and project officers, technical staff in local governments, and senior and middle level managers in other development related institutions.
Fee for the Course: $350
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