The World Bank and Annenberg School of Communication have called for applications for the 2014 Summer Institute in Communication and reform which will be held from June 2 to 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, USA.
The 10-day program is intended for professionals working on reform initiatives around the world including: strategists, government advisors, senior development practitioners, communication professionals, social entrepreneurs and executives who want to build leadership capacity and effect change.
Participants will acquire critical skills in five key areas: Interpreting and using 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 reforms; Leveraging social/digital media tools and analytics effectively; Developing communication metrics and applying monitoring and evaluation frameworks relevant to reform.
Prospective participants should possess a minimum 10 to 15 years of professional experience with a focus on multi-stakeholder engagement; a masters degree or equivalent in communication, public affairs, political science, international relations, economics, or related field; and fluency in spoken and written English.
To apply, please visit http://www.wbasc.net/ and fill out the 2014 application form. A selection committee will review applications and notify those accepted via email. For further enquiries, prospective applicants should contact Shamiela Mir, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is December 31, 2013