Financing for Development: MOOC Online Course

The World Bank Group is launching a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Financing for Development: Unlocking Investment Opportunities” on March 1, 2017. To register visit https://www.edx.org/course/financing-development-unlocking-wbgx-f4d01x
 
The four-week online course will discuss approaches currently being considered by global leaders to finance the sustainable development agenda. Key concepts, terminology, sources of development finance, and the need for increased use of Official Development Assistance (ODA) and innovative financing solutions will be covered.

What you'll learn

  • The critical stakeholders, instruments and trends associated with domestic and international public finance in support of development
  • The purpose and premise of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • The main drivers and sources of private finance – both domestic and international –and their growing importance in development
  • How Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) supports public and private efforts to meet the 2030 development agenda goals

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Please share this invitation with your networks and feel free to contact Mr. Julius Gwyer at jgwyer@worldbank.org if you have any questions.