21st century global development needs have brought forward new perspectives related with equity, participatory democracy, social values, and innovation. Accordingly, people working in development aid agencies can benefit from updated knowledge and skills. As a trans-disciplinary certificate program, global development and innovation (GDI) responds to the knowledge and skills gap development practitioners often struggle with and links them to innovations that policymakers seek for a more sustainable and resilient future.
The program caters to ASU graduates and professionals from around the world seeking to complement their experience and skill set with critical perspectives on innovation and development for managing and overseeing complex global challenges.
The online certificate in GDI provides an overview of both theories and practices on how innovations emerge, how they diffuse across societies, and what impacts they have on policies and practices to sustainable development challenges.
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