Delivering Community Development - Revised
Learn about the community development strategies, process and how to evaluate the effectiveness of the project.
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This free online course on the Process of Community Development, is the second in a series of courses that will aid in building successful community development projects. You will learn about sustaining momentum during a community development project and about evaluating the effectiveness of the project. Using community health as a springboard for understanding community development, you will be exposed to the key skills needed in delivering community-based projects such as effective communication and facilitation techniques, presentations and leadership skills.
Furthermore, you will learn about various media communication techniques such as writing a press release or how to answer difficult questions as well as work effectively with other organizations in the community and how to identify the key factors required in making a successful partnership. You will also learn about fundraising, the pros and cons of different types of fundraising and the phases of fundraising. Volunteers are a key resource in any community project and you will learn how to recruit them and what makes a successful volunteer program.
Finally, in this free online course you will learn about the methods of evaluating the community project and steps to sustain progress in a community group. Studying this online course will be of great benefit for anyone working in a community development as well as for individuals or community members who want to learn more about the key skills needed to deliver a successful community project. Enroll in this course today and improve your knowledge and skills on community development processes.Start Course Now
Community Development Strategies
Community Development Strategies - Learning Outcomes
Community Development Strategies - Lesson Summary
Getting Started With Community Development
Getting Started With Community Development - Learning Outcomes
Making It Happen
Getting Started With Community Development - Lesson Summary
Getting Organized for Community Development
Getting Organized for Community Development - Learning Outcomes
Choosing an Evaluation Format
Getting Organized for Community Development - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you will be able to:
- Enumerate some key communication techniques
- Outline various media channels to engage with the public
- Discuss the roles and features of an effective leader
- Identify the key factors that make a successful partnership
- List the pros and cons of the various types of fundraising activity
- Distinguish the components of a successful volunteer program
- Discuss the different project evaluation methods that can be used
- Outline the ways which can improve the functioning of organizations
- List activities that can help sustain momentum within a community group
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