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Corporate-NGO partnerships: innovative solutions

Development Management student Agnes Chew argues that innovative partnerships between corporates and NGOs can lead towards a sustainable future:

Our Status Quo

 The world as we know it today has seen tremendous economic and technological growth since the start of the Industrial Revolution. Yet, this unprecedented progress has been a double-edged sword. Not only has it given rise to increasing inequality […]

Student Experience: Big Data and the IDB

The Development Management consultancy experience gives students the opportunity to work with organisations in the real-world and on hot topics that have the potential to influence policy. As William Guicheney, Hope Kyarisiima, Louisa Tomar and Tinashe Zimani explain, their experience with the Inter-American Development Bank forced them to think less academically, and more practically.

The Development Management consultancy experience with the Inter-American […]

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    Student Experience: Development Management consultancy project presents report to leaders in the field

Student Experience: Development Management consultancy project presents report to leaders in the field

A small team of students from the MSc Development Management 2015/2016 course presented a successful report last week in collaboration with Charities Aid Foundation at the pre-launch event for their research. Silky Agrawal, Brooks Reed, and Riya Saxena share their experiences:

This past year we had the opportunity to participate in the consultancy project as part of the MSc Development […]

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    Development Management Student part of first official team to represent LSE in the Hult Prize

Development Management Student part of first official team to represent LSE in the Hult Prize

In a post originally written for the LSE Careers blog MSc Development Management student Sharifah Sofia talks about entrepreneurship and being part of the first official team to represent LSE in the Hult Prize competition.

‘Let us dream the wildest possible dream and then pursue it. Social business is creativity.’ – Professor Muhammad Yunus
Tips for social entrepreneurs
For budding social entrepreneurs, always remember […]

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    Cumberland Lodge: an intellectually stimulating and fun escape

Cumberland Lodge: an intellectually stimulating and fun escape

At the end of October our MSc Development Management Students attended a weekend of workshops at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park. Josefhine Chitra tells us about her experiences of the weekend.

In the last week of October, the Development Management corps along with Pon Souvannaseng, Professor Teddy Brett, and Professor Raymond Apthorpe took the two hour bus ride to Cumberland […]

  • Students from the Department of international Development attending a lecture in the Hong Kong Theatre, LSE Clement House.
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    The Great Lecture Notes Debate Part Four – The student point of view

The Great Lecture Notes Debate Part Four – The student point of view

LSE International Development students have their say on “The Great Lecture Notes Debate”:

Xu Gong – MSc in Development Studies.

For me, pre-circulated notes may reduce my motivation to finish all required readings before lectures. I took history classes at the LSE when I was an undergraduate, notes were always posted on Moodle before lectures. I sometimes skipped readings after […]

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    Student Experience: Consultancy project informs new report on food insecurity in Central America

Student Experience: Consultancy project informs new report on food insecurity in Central America

On 17 September 2015, The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) published an exploratory study on the interaction of hunger, violence and migration and the impact on the lives of vulnerable people living in the Northern Triangle of Central America. Anushika Siva and Laraib Niaz (MSc Development Management 2014-15) were part of the Consultancy […]

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    Student Experience: Consultancy project report published by Transparency International

Student Experience: Consultancy project report published by Transparency International

By Milou Vanmulken, Tom Owen and Gogo Duale, MSc Development Management students, 2014-15. On 17 July 2015, Transparency International published the findings of the consultancy report by three Development Management students on their Anti-Corruption Research Network (ACRN) blog. The consultancy project is one of the most valuable parts of the MSc Development Management programme. In a team of three, we […]

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    Mario Ferro on Consultancy Projects, Fieldwork, and Social Enterprise

Mario Ferro on Consultancy Projects, Fieldwork, and Social Enterprise

Mario Ferro (MSc Development Management 2009), CEO of Wedu, held a workshop at LSE last month to discuss social entrepreneurship and impact investing. Mario has kindly agreed to answer a few questions on the major issues raised during the afternoon, including consultancy projects, the value of fieldwork, and vital tips for starting a social enterprise. 1. You were once a […]

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    Introducing the MSc Development Management – Jean-Paul Faguet

Introducing the MSc Development Management – Jean-Paul Faguet