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World Bank – Annenberg Summer Institute in Communication and Governance Reform

May 28, 2013 - June 7, 2013

University of Southern California – Los Angeles

World Bank – Annenberg
Summer Institute in Communication 
and Governance Reform


May 28-June 7, 2013 University of Southern California, Los Angeles
(Application Deadline: February 28th, 2013)
The World Bank Institute’s Leadership and Governance Practice, the World Bank’s External Affairs Operational Communications Department, the Annenberg School for Communication ant the University of Pennsylvania, and the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California are pleased to announce the 2013 Summer Institute in Communication and Governance Reform. The course is primarily designed for strategists and advisers in the public sector and civil society, senior development professionals, and seasoned communication specialists who want to strengthen critical competencies in providing implementation support to change agents and reform leaders in developing countries.

The 9.5-day program will equip participants with knowledge about the most recent advances in communication and proven techniques in reform implementation. Participants will develop core competencies essential to bringing about real change, leading to development results in a wider range of sectors.

Participants will acquire critical skills in five key areas:

  • Interpreting governance diagnostics and political economy analyses.
  • Crafting multi-stakeholder collaboration, coalition and network building strategies and tactics to support reform.
  • Providing communication skills that support the implementation of governance reforms.
  • Leveraging social/digital media tools and analytics effectively.
  • Developing communication metrics and applying monitoring and evaluation frameworks relevant to governance reform.

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