Village Earth will now be offering our Sustainable Community Development Certificate Program through Duke University’s Department of Continuing Studies. We expect that this will be a very fruitful partnership in that Village Earth will bring its world-renowned online sustainable community development training program to the academic excellence of Duke University. We hope that through this partnership we will be able to reach even more community leaders, development practitioners, and others around the world with an interest in increasing their knowledge and skills in sustainable community development. Courses through Duke University begin January 17, 2014. We will be offering the same great five-week courses and numerous specializations to tailor the program to meet participant’s needs and interests. Our instructors will continue to be the same seasoned professionals who are practitioners in their fields. An application for admission is not required to enroll in a course or to pursue the Certificate in Sustainable Community Development from Duke University. Duke University is ranked the #7 university in the United States. “The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society… around the world.” Village Earth will also continue to offer the Sustainable Community Development Certificate Program through Colorado State University as well. Visit Village Earth’s Sustainable Community Development online training page for more information about this program including how to enroll. If you have questions, please contact Village Earth’s Training Director at [email protected].
This course covers the principles of using technology effectively in community development, and uses examples and case studies to illustrate successful technology implementations.