A MOOC developed in collaboration with the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF). Learn best practices for managing projects that promote economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This course will be offered in English One of the challenges faced every day by governments, public organizations, nongovernmental organizations, development agencies, and other stakeholders that promote economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean is transforming proposals into concrete realities that improve society’s well-being and provide results within the time and resources available. This course introduces concepts and tools that can be applied to project management to generate material changes and meet expected objectives with limited resources. This MOOC strengthens participants’ capacity to manage government and social projects (such as nonprofit and civil society projects) so that they are executed efficiently and effectively. 70% of the students who have taken the course state that they improved their ability to formulate, implement and/or evaluate public policies. The course is based on the Inter-American Development Bank’s PM4R methodology and the PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition of the PMI®. Project Management for Results (PM4R) was created by the IDB’s Inter-American Institute for Economic and Social Development (INDES). Participants who receive a certificate for this course also obtain 35 PDUs, because INDES is a PMI® Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). To pass this course, participants must dedicate approximately 3 hours per week for 10 weeks. However, the self-paced modality provides them with the flexibility to take the course over a maximum of 8.7 months, as of April 2nd, 2020. The creation of this course was funded by the Institutional Capacity Strengthening Fund (ICSF), thanks to the contribution of the Government of the People’s Republic of China. PMBOK® Guide is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.