Industrial Policy in Africa
Short Course - Bilingual Session (English/French)
Monday, June 10, 2013 to Friday, June 21, 2013
IDEP, Dakar, Senegal

The overarching objective of the course is to strengthen the capacity of the relevant officials of African countries to design, implement, monitor and evaluate the efficacy of appropriate industrial policies fit for the task of contributing to the structural transformation of the economies of the continent. The more specific objectives of the course are:Strengthen the understanding of participating officials of the core challenges of industrialization within the context of global competitiveness;Reinforce the capacity of course participants to develop the necessary analytical frameworks for the design of a competitive industrial economy on the continent;Contribute to a greater awareness on the range of issues related to the creation of an enabling environment for the development and growth of Industrial SME’s in Africa;Provide comparative knowledge of successful Asian and Latin American industrialization experiences to course participants with a view to drawing appropriate lessons for the African environment;Update the knowledge of course participants on core conceptual, theoretical and methodological issues in industrial policy design and implementation; andUpdate the skills of participants with regard to the core instruments of industrial policy formulation, monitoring, and evaluation. COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT | APPLICATION FORM