Executive Master in
Development Policies and Practices (DPP)

July / August 2015 - January / February 2016      

Access the programme via regional hubs in Africa, Central Asia, Latin America & Southeast Asia

Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP)

Programme Summary

The DPP programme seeks to contribute to sustainable and effective development actions that are equitable and respectful of cultural and social diversity. Key programme features include:

  • Designed for working professionals: 2 full-time months and 4 part-time months at place of work
  • Multilingual and held in several regions of the world (Vietnam, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Mali, Peru and Switzerland)
  • Strengthening of analytical and leadership skills; completion of a  job-related professional thesis
  • Geographic diversity of participants and lecturers: curriculum tailored for regional practice
  • Interaction between regions/continents and extension of professional networks
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International Partnerships

  • Asian Institute of Technology in Vietnam (AIT-VN), Hanoi, Vietnam
  • University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), Accra, Ghana
  • KIMEP University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Institut supérieur de technologies appliquées (ISTA), Bamako, Mali
  • Centro de Estudios y Promoción del Desarrollo (desco), in collaboration with the Instituto de Democracia y Derechos Humanos de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (IDEHPUCP), Lima, Peru

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Applications will be open until 31 March 2015

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Time & Place

July / August 2015 - January / February 2016
Applications open until 31 March 2015 at midnight (local time Geneva)
Hanoi, Accra, Almaty, Ouagadougou or Lima | Place of work | Geneva

Programme Audience

  • Professionals who presently hold or are likely to hold key positions in public or private sector organisations, NGOs or civil society associations

Contact & Applications

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