Implementation Methods and Design

15 credits

Course, Master's level, 3BO003

Spring 2024 Spring 2024, Flexible, 100%, Distance learning, English

About the course

Departing from the global health and sustainability agenda, this course aims to introduce and train you in the use of different research tools and methods to support the implementation of actions in complex contexts, characterised by dilemmas such as food security; climate change, water security, emerging disease threats; etc.

During the course, you have the opportunity to learn about, apply, and constructively criticise tools, methods and approaches for stakeholder facilitation and learning process design - devices that ranges from theoretical models, typologies and conceptual frameworks, social reflexive process tools, soft system methodologies, story-telling, and heuristics. You will apply these in both class settings and actual practice, focusing on global health and sustainability challenges. The course will include opportunities to engage in fieldwork where tools, methods and approaches can be applied and reflected upon. Within the course, you will also have the opportunity to explore different areas within stakeholder facilitation and process design, such as conflict management, and project management.

Outline for distance course: The course is performed online for example via Zoom. The course includes two hours of lectures two times every week and two hours of mandatory group work or seminars two times every week. Communication between student and teacher will be mediated online via communication platforms such as Zoom, email and Studium. In order to participate in this distance course you will need access to the internet, a PC or Mac computer and a web browser, for example, Google Chrome, and a headset with a microphone and speakers. The examination consists of written assignments, participation in mandatory seminars and group assignments. The tasks and activities making up the exam will be mediated via an online communication platform.

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