This course introduces the concepts and principles of human development, and explains why the approach is important to the work of the United Nations Development Programme and its partners. The course covers topics on measuring human development, policy advocacy, and application of the approach across such topics as poverty reduction, democratic governance, the environment and climate change.
This course is available free of charge in English, French and Spanish. UNDP does not provide certificates for its completion.
If you are a UNDP staff member, an alternate version of this course is available in the LMS.
If you would like to use this course as part of teaching and learning programme, evaluation questions and answers are available upon request through this online form.
Additional HD learning resources are available here.
The Human Development Journey online course was developed by the Human Development Report Office and the Learning Resource Centre/OHR/BOM of UNDP.
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Duration: 3-4 hours
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An Arabic transcript [302 KB] is also available.
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