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Diploma in Community Development

This online course offers a certificate in community development, covering community values, concepts, and practices.

Publisher: Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition
This free online course offers a Certificate in Community Development, and covers the values, concepts, and practices commonly found in the community development sector, showing you how to consider community health in trying to understand community development. You will learn to identify and address serious issues in your community. If you want to learn how to organize a community group, this certificate training program is for you.
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
  • Students

    10,601
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course, Certificate in Community Development, will teach you how to maintain the momentum, evaluate the effectiveness, and sustain the progress of your community development projects. You will learn about media communication techniques, how to work with other organizations in the community, how to recruit community volunteers, and what makes for a successful volunteer program. You will also learn about the challenges and benefits brought about by the inclusion of minorities in a community development project.

Along with becoming familiar with the templates used for referencing and conducting a focus group, you will also become aware of the ethical and unethical practices and principles in the context of community development. Next, you will be learning how to create specific promotional objectives and outcomes, choose appropriate strategies and resources, and set indicators for measuring the success of the promotion. Most importantly, you will learn how to effectively develop, package, submit and follow up your proposal.

This community development certificate course will ensure that you get a clear understanding of the key communication and active listening techniques, as well as the six stages needed to conduct a situation assessment. Finally, you will learn about the different media channels that can be used to engage the public, how to develop the program plan before seeking funding, as well as identify and research potential funders. Enroll in this training program today and improve your knowledge and skills of community development.

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