Executive Master in
Development Policies and Practices (DPP)

August 2016 - February 2017     

Access the trilingual programme (En, Fr or Es) via regional hubs in Africa, Central Asia, Latin America & Southeast Asia

Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP) - Testimonial

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 (Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Peru, Switzerland and Vietnam)
  • 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
  • Yam Pukri, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in collaboration with the 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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Time & Place

August 2016 - February 2017
Applications open until 15 March 2016
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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