Browsing Higher Education by publisher "United Nations University"

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  • Building a Community of Practice for Electronic Governance 

    Janowski, T. (Tomasz) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    The aim of this course is to introduce the UNeGov.net initiative. The main objective of UNeGov.net is to build a Community of Practice for developing, sharing, and applying concrete solutions for Electronic Governance, ...

  • Economic Development and Innovation Studies 

    Verspagen, B. (Bart) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    In this course, the student will develop an in-depth understanding of the Economics of Technological Change, with a special emphasis on issues related to economic change and innovation dynamics in the world economy.

  • Environment and Sustainable Development 

    Kemp, R. (Rene) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    This course will examine policy responses to environmental problems caused byeconomic development with special attention to innovation. The central topic of thecourse is innovation for the environment, which is explored ...

  • Innovation Dynamics and Industrial Change 

    Bartzokas, A. (Anthony) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    In this course, the student will develop in-depth understanding of innovation dynamics. In ten lectures, we will focus on basic concepts, theory, research questions and findings from recent empirical research. We start ...

  • Introduction to Electronic Government 

    Janowski, T. (Tomasz) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    This course is an introduction to electronic government (e-government). The course covers: reasons to embrace e-government, challenges to e-government, planning of e-government, front-office and back-office implementations, ...

  • Introduction to Integrated Water Resource Management 

    Mayfield, C. (Colin); Gover, V. I. (Velma I.) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    The course provides brief historical background of IWRM - how it moved from sectorial to ecological to management goal oriented IWRM.This introductory course examines the following topics in IWRM: * Definitions and ...

  • Knowledge for Development 

    Engel, P. (Paul) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    The Knowledge for Development course is not intended to be a packaged, pre-cooked dinner to be eaten after heating it in the microwave. On the contrary, given the multifacetted and complex role of knowledge for development ...

  • Ontology, Semantic Web and Electronic Government 

    Ojo, A. (Adegboyega) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    This course teaches: 1. Ontologies 2. The Semantic Web 3. Some Case Studies in Electronic Governance related to the technologies of Ontology and the Semantic Web The course also includes a demonstration of some key ...

  • Sectoral Systems of Innovation 

    Lall, K. (Kaushalesh); Rousseva, R. (Rossiztza) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    In this course, the students will develop in-depth understanding of Sectoral systems of innovation. In ten lectures, we will focus on basic concepts, theory, research questions and findings from recent empirical research. ...

  • The Social Construction of Technology in Development 

    Bijker, W. (Wiebe) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    This course will introduce recent approaches in constructivist technology studies, elaborate and investigate their relevance for development studies, and explore their background in the sociology and philosophy of science.

  • Strategic Planning for Electronic Governance 

    Ojo, A. (Adegboyega) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    This course aims to provide a basic understanding of e-governance strategies and teaches how an effective strategic plan can be developed through a process. Important elements of the strategic plans of some e-governance ...

  • Structures and Processes for Implementing and Operating e-Governance 

    Ojo, A. (Adegboyega) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    Organizational transformation is critical to the effective application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in business and in government in particular. There is growing consensus that most reported failures ...

  • Technology, Industrial Development and Economic Growth in Developing Countries 

    Szirmai, A. (Adam) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    This course focuses on the empirical analysis of technological progress, industrial development and economic growth in developing countries. The aim is to analyse the position of developing countries in the global economy, ...

  • Training Course on Mangroves and Biodiversity 

    Balasubramanian, T. (United Nations University, 2011)
    Mangrove forests are the only forests situated at the sea-land interface in tropical and subtropical latitudes. They are often called as ‘marine tidal forests', ‘coastal woodlands' or ‘oceanic rainforests'. The Mangrove ...

  • Workflow and Business Process Management for Electronic Government 

    Oteniya, G. (Gabriel) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    This course teaches: - Workflow Management - Business Process Management The course also includes some Electronic Government applications of Workflow and Business Process Management.