Chevron Left
Local Economic Development(으)로 돌아가기

에라스무스 대학교 로테르담 캠퍼스의 Local Economic Development 학습자 리뷰 및 피드백

4.7
별점
187개의 평가
59개의 리뷰

강좌 소개

Welcome to this MOOC on Local Economic Development (LED). Local economic development refers to the processes by which local governments, businesses, and civil society groups get together to raise income sustainably and improve their lives in a well-defined area. It’s about creating jobs, securing livelihoods, improving infrastructure and managing local resources. What do I learn? We will be dealing with questions such as the following. Why does economic development take place in some areas of the world and not in others? Why doesn’t it happen in your place? What prevents people from having the lives they want to live right there? Could your region make more of the opportunities of globalization and new technologies? Did the promises of decentralization in your country fail to deliver better public services and more responsive governments? If these are the questions you are asking yourself, this is the right course for you. It explores the where, who and how of economic development. Please have a look at our list of contents for the coming 8 weeks: 1. What is LED? What drives it? 2. How does globalization shape LED? 3. How does decentralisation affect LED? 4. How does competitiveness affect innovation? 5. What are entrepreneurship and its dimensions? 6. Why are value chains and clusters so important? 7. What are some LED strategies? 8. Your project How will I learn? In each week you will be able to access the content of the videos, suggested readings and additional videos for selective deepening. You will also find assignments that you have to complete if you want to earn a certificate for this MOOC. We will first introduce our “toolkit”, a series of theories and concepts that will help you read the situation in your locality. We will explore the main factors affecting local economic development, such as globalization, decentralisation, and competitiveness. We will discuss key components, like entrepreneurship and innovation and look into the organization of local economies into clusters, value chains and learning regions. We will conclude by deepening on some specific constructs that make local economies grow to benefit their communities. You will also contribute your ideas in the discussion forums, where you will learn from other participants around the world. What makes this course special? There is plenty of information in Internet on local economic development, which is mostly prepared by international donors or multilateral organisations. So what does this course do differently? First of all, the course is offered by academics that have significant published research on local economic development. This course gathers a wealth of academic knowledge that often fights the assumptions on what things are supposed to be like. Second, the instructors of this course have participated in dozens of capacity building projects in Latin America, Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa. Putting learning at the centre, they worked with communities, local governments, international donors and business associations. They often found a significant distance between theory and practice in local economic development, and this has been the basis of learning. Third, the course is acutely aware that each region is different and does not attempt to offer a one-size-fits-all recipe. It singles out key factors that drive local economic development and enables participants to do their own learning process, defining local problems and appropriate solutions. The aim of the course is that participants come up with their own ideas on how to promote local economic development. How will I get a certificate? If you want a certificate for participating in this MOOC, you will need to complete a small assignment each week and participate in the discussion forums. In the end of the MOOC, you will put these contributions together in one final document, your Capstone Project. I hope you find this course exciting and that you get to share our passion for promoting local economic development. Your instructors Dr. Georgina M. Gómez, ISS Prof. Emeritus AHJ (Bert) Helmsing, ISS Dr. Jan Fransen, IHS...

최상위 리뷰

BM
2021년 3월 13일

The course is insightful and relevant for promoting Local Economic Development.Am very motivated and interested to keep learning.Moreover,the course is taught by renowned experts.

NS
2021년 7월 4일

A very good informative course with lot of information and it can equip any one that want to play a central role in terms of local economic development issues in their area

필터링 기준:

Local Economic Development의 58개 리뷰 중 26~50

교육 기관: Zainab A

2019년 11월 19일

This course was valuable. Gave me more insight into how local economic can develop.

교육 기관: FERNAN H .

2021년 1월 10일

Very interactive and accessible way of introduce yourself into the LED approach.

교육 기관: Pankaj. G

2019년 11월 1일

it was easy and helpful, to complete the course with help of videos.

교육 기관: Thakur P P

2021년 4월 11일

Knowledge, case stories, excercises. Wonderful design of the course.

교육 기관: Mariama A

2021년 9월 2일

I​ really enjoyed studying this course and im glade i did

교육 기관: Andres C

2020년 7월 31일

Excellent thematic and material for the student!

Good job!

교육 기관: Tolibboeva J H Q

2020년 7월 26일

It was so interesting course! thank you very much!

교육 기관: Rakesh K C

2021년 5월 22일

Just brilliant. Means Business . Keep it up

교육 기관: Abiodun J o

2020년 8월 27일

It's highly impactful course for students.

교육 기관: 20D1134 R R

2020년 12월 30일

Leart a lot of things and was very useful

교육 기관: Peter D

2019년 1월 4일

great perspective gained from the class

교육 기관: Mamadiyev T T O

2020년 7월 30일

Very best project .

교육 기관: Putta V J

2020년 9월 5일

Excellent Course

교육 기관: Timothy G

2018년 10월 13일

Awesome lectures

교육 기관: Pishenbay U

2020년 4월 26일

Recommended!

교육 기관: Archana k

2021년 5월 11일

Was helpful

교육 기관: 송영민

2020년 1월 14일

잘 가르쳐주세요.

교육 기관: Wiryanta M

2020년 5월 19일

best one

교육 기관: Nwozor P C

2021년 9월 30일

​great

교육 기관: Kavipriya.S

2021년 4월 18일

How h

교육 기관: Sundus J

2020년 11월 17일

good

교육 기관: PENUKONDA G K A

2021년 1월 18일

yo

교육 기관: Aashish K

2020년 6월 3일

It taught me about the need of local economic development and how it can be done with efficiency. It helped me to realize why my locality needs to be involved in economic activities to boost up national economy and we need to start small and gradually look to the bigger picture.

교육 기관: Marcia M L d M

2018년 9월 17일

The material of the course is excellent. However, the course lacks an active discussion forum. Input, feedback, and discussion are the core of a such course subject.

Thank you for this opportunity!

교육 기관: Óscar B P

2021년 7월 6일

Although dated and dense, it contains a great deal of scopes and tools to effectively put LED strategies to work. However, it requires time, attention and willingness to get the best from it.