Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance (self-paced MOOC)
CCSI, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) are pleased to offer a massive open online course (MOOC) onNatural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance. This MOOC, (delivered in English, with video transcripts also available in French, Spanish, Russian and Arabic), is designed for the participation of large numbers of geographically dispersed learners. It stretches over 12 modules and covers a range of topics including the challenges and opportunities that come with extractive industries, key political economy considerations, legal frameworks, tax policy, environmental issues, community rights, artisanal mining, economic linkages to the wider economy, and the management and investment of revenues for sustainable development. In each module, students have access to around 1 hour of recorded video lectures, led by a diverse faculty of world-class experts and practitioners, including Prof. Sir Paul Collier and Prof. Jeffrey Sachs. In addition to the lectures, students have access to key background readings for review and quizzes to consolidate learning. The course is particularly suitable for those who seek to build a solid comprehensive understanding of the field. Access to the course requires a reliable internet connection to be able to view the videos. The course is now available on-demand so students can access it at their own pace.
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