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TC116: Blockchain for International Development

Does blockchain technology really possess the potential to transform international development sectors ranging from education to health to agriculture? Can it offer tangible value beyond digital currencies? This four-week online certificate course will attempt to cut through the hype and evaluate the potential of this technology on everything from remittances to supply chain management, voting practices, smart contracts, land titling, educational credentialing, health record storage, and more.


TC101: How to Teach Online

Running an online training program for the first time? Looking to get the most out of your existing webinar, podcast, or on-demand course experience? Trying to engage with your community in new ways through the power of technology? This four-week facilitated online course will provide you with the pedagogical insights, technical knowledge, and industry connections to improve your approach to learning and teaching online. 


TC211: Technology for Data Collection and Management

This four week online course will focus on building skills and strategies to better collect and manage data using a variety of technology tools.


TC311: Technology for Data Visualization and Analysis

Are you analyzing your data efficiently and displaying them effectively? Nearly all of us are responsible for producing reports for our colleagues, supervisors, and clients. Good data visualization is essential to analyzing your data quickly and with the greatest value.


TC014: Introduction to GDPR

Does your organization have a website? Do you have any visitors from the EU? Starting May 25th, you could be fined 20 million Euros or 4% of annual global revenue, whichever is greater, if you do anything to violate EU citizens' rights under the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). This new law will hold businesses accountable for transparency and security of any customer information they possess about any EU citizen. U.S. and international companies that export and handle personal data of European citizens will need to comply with the new requirements or be subject to its hefty penalties. This self-paced online course will explore this mandate and its impact on international development organizations.


TC301: Artificial Intelligence for International Development

This four-week online certificate course will cover the basics of artificial intelligence from natural language processing and object differentiation, to comparative facial recognition and more. It will draw from a variety of case studies, particularly in financial services, education, and healthcare. It will attempt to cut through hype, evaluate real-world value and build basic skills on the topic. 


TC115: Agriculture, Innovation, and Technology

This four-week online certificate course will explore a number of design considerations and technologies to help make agricultural production increasingly accessible and affordable in the developing world. These include: digital financial services, SMS and IVR campaign tools, remote sensing technologies, mobile applications and services, drone surveillance, GIS data, and more.


TC111: Technology for Monitoring and Evaluation

How do you use technology to get insight from information? Whether you work for a small nonprofit, large government agency, or private sector firm, the demand to capture and visualize quantifiable results has never been greater. This four week online certificate course will focus on building skills and strategies to better collect, manage, analyze and visualize data using a variety of ICT tools.


TC011a: Introduction to Excel for Data Visualization

Measuring and communicating the impact of a project or program often relies on effective data analysis and visualization. In this course, you will learn how to effectively use Excel to create beautiful static and interactive visualizations.


TC310: The Future of Digital Health

This four-week online certificate course will explore how a range of emerging technologies -- blockchain, artificial intelligence, drones, sensors and Internet of things, wearable devices, and more -- are contributing to patient care and management, disease tracking, point-of-care support, health education, remote monitoring, diagnostics, supply chain management & logistics.


TC309: Mobile Phones for Public Health

This four-week course will focus on building mHealth skills that revolutionize approaches to patient care and management, point-of-care support, health education, remote monitoring, diagnostics, supply chain management & logistics and more. 


TC112: Technology for Knowledge Management

This course will provide an overview of the knowledge cycle by focusing on skills and strategies to better generate, capture, share, and apply knowledge to development programs.


TC105: Mobiles for International Development

The mobile phone is rapidly bringing communication to the most remote areas of the world. NGOs, governments and companies alike are beginning to realize the potential of this ubiquitous tool to address social challenges. This four-week online professional development certificate course will explore successful applications of mobile phone use that facilitate economic transactions, support public health campaigns and connect learners to educational content.

TC141: Mapping for Social Good

Technology for mapmaking is redefining international development. In this four-week online course, users will learn from leading experts how to leverage open data in OpenStreetMap, make beautiful maps in MapBox, map a crisis in Ushahidi, and manage projects with Palantir and Tomnod.

TC430: Instructional Design with Articulate 360 (In Person Workshop)

Do you want to learn how to build online learning modules like the pros? This one-day workshop will help you advance your Articulate abilities and allow you to do new things you never thought possible with the software! TechChange has used Storyline (and now Articulate 360) to author dozens of engaging and beautiful online courses for clients including UNICEF, USAID, World Bank, Hilton Hotels, International Youth Foundation and more.


Introduction to Trade in Africa (Free Self-Paced Course)

This course focuses on creating a better understanding of current trade issues and how they affect decision-making among policymakers and other stakeholders in client countries.

Gender in Political Transition Environments (Free Self-Paced Course)

How do gender considerations impact program outcomes? How can we use an awareness of gender to design and implement effective programs for development? This self-paced training, created in partnership with the Gender Working Group at USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives explores such questions, providing a foundation for understanding gender integration in political transition environments.

The Art of Advocacy (Free Self-Paced Course)

This on-demand online course, developed in partnership the Office of Transition Initiatives at USAID is a 90-minute course highlighting strategies and ideas for managing successful advocacy campaigns. It is part of a larger suite of tools and resources for strengthening the civil society sector. Access this full course for free from anywhere with an internet connection and anytime no matter your time zone.

Introduction to Mobile Money (Free Self-Paced Course)

This on-demand online course, developed and delivered by the Mobile Solutions team at USAID, QED, and TechChange, includes over 2 hours of dynamic content informed by the best thinking in the field. Access this full course for free from anywhere with an internet connection and anytime no matter your time zone.

RapidPro Essentials (Free Self-Paced Course)

TechChange teamed up with UNICEF's innovation team to build this interactive online course on how to get started with RapidPro. RapidPro is a new powerful open source software that allows you to easily build and scale mobile-based applications and services from anywhere in the world. Access this full course for free from anywhere with an internet connection and anytime no matter your time zone.


Mobile Data Solutions (Free Self-Paced Course)

This two hour interactive on-demand online course developed by the Global Development Lab at USAID, FHI360, and TechChange explores how mobile technologies can be used to more effectively collect and disseminate data in order to better meet development goals. Access this full course for free from anywhere with an internet connection and anytime no matter your time zone.

Diagnose and Treat Malaria (Free Self-Paced Course)

This 12 module online training course is designed to support training of healthcare professionals who wish to expand their knowledge of how malaria works and learn how to administer rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. The course also covers aspects such as interpersonal communication skills, stock management, training and supervision. If possible, this course should be supplemented with practical exercises on how to administer an RDT.

This training was developed by Malaria Consortium with support from UNITAID and by TechChange.


OpenDRI: An Introduction to Open Data for Environmental Resilience (Free Self-Paced Course)

This 30 minute course covers the principles of the Open Data for Resilience Initiative.


Online Primer: The Business Case for Anti-Corruption Compliance (Free Self-Paced Course)

Welcome to the Online Primer: The Business Case for Anti-Corruption Compliance course brought to you by the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). This CIPE course is aimed specifically at mid-sized firms in emerging markets and meant primarily for staff tasked with compliance but also very relevant for board members and managers who want to build effective anti-corruption systems in their companies and capitalize on the opportunities that access to global value chains offers.


TC344: 3D Printing for Social Good

3D printing is primed to change our physical world. This new technology is set to revolutionize the way that we make products by bringing factory to the people and ushering in a new era of innovation and creativity in manufacturing, with incredible implications for international development, humanitarian response, and more.

TC103: Technology for Disaster Response

This four-week online professional development certificate course will explore how new communication and mapping technologies are being used to respond to disasters, create early warning mechanisms, improve coordination efforts, and much more.

TC114: Basics of Digital Safety

In our digitally connected world, new risks to our data and privacy have emerged. This four week online certificate course will focus on building knowledge and strategies to ensure your digital safety.

TC109: Technology for Conflict Management and Peacebuilding

In this four-week certificate course, participants will explore how mapping, social media, and mobile telephones can effectively support the work of conflict prevention and management. The course will feature case studies from Kenya, Syria, Uganda, and Myanmar among others.

TC411: Tech for Data Visualization (In Person Workshop)

Do you want to get better at visualizing your program data? This one-day workshop is designed to teach you the basic techniques and tools of data visualization through a series of interactive activities and hands-on demos.


TC116: Blockchain for International Development

Does blockchain technology really possess the potential to transform international development sectors ranging from education to health to agriculture? Can it offer tangible value beyond digital currencies? This four-week online certificate course will attempt to cut through the hype and evaluate the potential of this technology on everything from remittances to supply chain management, voting practices, smart contracts, land titling, educational credentialing, health record storage, and more.