Online training courses to further your global development career

Here is an overview of the top institutions and platforms offering online courses for global development pros. Photo by: ebayink / CC BY-NC-ND

Online courses can be a viable and affordable option for development professionals looking to freshen up their skills. With most courses accessible anytime and anywhere, learners can strengthen and update their knowledge in specialized areas whether they are at home, at work or in the field.

While many jobs in development still require a master’s degree, an online qualification from an accredited institution or program can add weight to your CV and boost your reputation as an expert on a particular topic.

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  • Emma smith

    Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a reporting and communications associate at Devex, based in Barcelona. She focuses on bringing the latest career and hiring trends, tips, and insights to our global development community. Emma has a background in journalism and, in addition to writing for news publications, has worked with organizations focusing on child rights and women’s rights in sustainable development.