I. General objectives
At the end of the course, the participants will be able to recognize the main characteristics of the prospective applied to processes of planning and territorial development.
II. Learning objectives
1. Acquire a basic conceptual, theoretical and methodological framework of prospective and studies of Knowing the basic conceptual, theoretical and methodological framework of prospective applied to territorial development.
2. Apply a territorial prospective analysis model to a real case study.
Territorial development is a complex and dynamic process that requires systemic, collaborative, and comprehensive approaches in order to generate changes that have an impact on the economic, social, and environmental spheres, and thus allow for sustainable development with equality. Foresight is a discipline that has wide and valuable applications both at the national, sectoral and territorial level, which can guide territorial planning. However, it requires a change in the traditional ways of approaching public management and the relationship between the State and the community.
The course is developed virtually through the online platform of ILPES ECLAC. The course methodology is based on carrying out a set of learning activities organized into weekly modules that include readings, interactive online activities, carrying out applied tasks and participating in group activities.
The course participants will be organized into groups, according to criteria such as nationality or areas of work performance, each group will have a designated tutor, who will be in charge of guiding the development of the course activities, as well as responding to to the queries that are generated throughout each week.
Each participant will be able to organize the time dedicated to the course according to their own availability, except for synchronous sessions that have a designated date and time from the beginning of the course. In each module, evaluation and feedback activities are considered, which may consist of tasks (individual or group).
Those interested in applying for the course must complete an online registration form available at the following link: https://sigcaportal.cepal.org/
You will find a practical guide on how to apply in this system by clicking here.
If it is the first application to an ILPES/ECLAC course, the first step will be to register in the system, attaching to your application your Curriculum Vitae and a signed letter of endorsement from your institution, reflecting the importance that the training activity of the institution has for that institution. course. The second step is to apply for the course with your username and password. If you are already registered in SIGCA, you only have to enter with your username and password and then apply for the course.
This marks the beginning of the selection process of the candidacies that will be received until the August 15, 2023. Information received after this date will not be considered in the selection process. Between the days August 16 and 17, 2023Confirmation of acceptance to the course by the selection committee will be sent via email to those who have been selected. People who have received this email must confirm their participation in the course before August 18, 2023.
The non-confirmation of participation will lead to integrate more applicants who meet the requirements to participate in the course.