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Civil Society and NGOs

  • Taught by Activists, Nonprofit Pros, and UN Staff
  • Explores How Communities Affect Change Globally
  • Examines Civil Society Organizations

Civil society (non-state and non-business actors) has long been a force of change on the local and global scene. These courses analyze the evolving role of civil society organizations by examining their engagement with governments, international organizations, and the private sector, as well as their role in setting the agenda for change at local, national, and international levels.

This Fall, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Quantitative Methods in Evaluation

Learn quantitative techniques for analyzing the data gathered from monitoring and evaluation programs.

2021 Fall
1 section

Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation

This course introduces the fundamentals of monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

2021 Fall
1 section

Program Design for Monitoring and Evaluation

In this course, begin operationalizing the theoretical framework of monitoring and evaluation into a measurable one.

2021 Fall
1 section

Qualitative Methods in Evaluation

Learn qualitative techniques for analyzing the data gathered from monitoring and evaluation programs.

2021 Fall
1 section

Reporting and Presenting Results

Prepare a final M&E findings report for a target audience using your evaluation proposal and framework and data analysis from previous courses.

2021 Fall
1 section

The US Presidency: The First 100 Days of the Biden-Harris Administration

Examine the unfolding policy, political, legislative, public opinion, and messaging dimensions of the incoming Biden-Harris administration.

Communication Strategies for Successful Crisis Management, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution

Acquire a framework to apply the many communications tools available to resolve conflict situations and achieve a successful conclusion.

Politics and Development

"Good governance" is an essential condition for growth in low-income countries, and for human development as well. A number of the...

Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction

This course will examine the economic challenges poor countries face and the strategies proposed to deal with them, beginning with an analysis...