Centre for Civil Society in partnership with School of Humanities and Social Science, GD Goenka University is organizing Politics of Development (POD) – a three-day residential certificate course that explains the root causes of development challenges in India and explores solutions for the same. At PoD, participants will get a chance to explore what it means to ‘do development differently’ and what role public policy can play in solving social and economic issues plaguing our nation.
The course involves a variety of interactive learning methods, including dynamic games and role plays, lectures by domain specialists, policymakers and policy enthusiasts, documentary screening, discussions and personal reflections to provide participants with opportunities to explore and share ideas in an open space.
Date: 19-21 July 2019 (Fri-Sun)
Venue: GD Goenka University, Sohna Road
A three-day intensive course running on the philosophy of integrated learning
Keynote speakers from across the industry and policy domain
Brings together over 50 students from diverse backgrounds and skill sets
Early Bird Deadline: 30 June 2019 | Early Bird Fees: Rs. 3500*
Final Deadline: 7 July 2019 | Application Fee: Rs. 4000*
* Fee covers accommodation, food and resource material for all 3 days. It would also include shuttle service from Huda City Metro Station and GD Goenka School, Vasant Kunj to the venue.
Why should you apply?
Educational: Through discourses by our faculty and access to policy resources – a collection of articles, publications and videos – participants are exposed to a wide range of topics especially in the areas of livelihood, governance, education, poverty, law, corruption, politics and more. Informal interaction with faculty members during free time, meals and social events provide a greater opportunity to learn, discuss and share ideas.
Skill Development: Working groups, role play, discussion and debates enhance participant’s analytical, public speaking, and presentation skills. Participants also get to learn and develop interactive learning techniques and exercises.
Social Connections: An opportunity to network and interact with fellow participants hailing from diverse backgrounds and make friendships that can last a lifetime.
Access to Alumni Network: our programs have attracted more than 8000 bright and talented individuals who share a common interest in learning and exchanging ideas on critical issues plaguing India. All participants will join this network, many of whom are either studying or working in top tier international and national colleges and organizations.
Future Opportunities: Promising and active participants can further engage with other CCS Academy initiatives and campaigns. The Alumni network at Academy will also help connect graduates to international academic and informal programs to learn and participate.