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Online Course: Designing Community (Based Dialogue)

Course in Designing Community 




 course: 3 hours (Estimated) 

 introduces by

 Academy of United States Institute of Peace 

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Course Overviews:

course introduces participants to dialogue as a practical and effective process to advance conflict transformation and peace building at the community level. The course focuses on designing and implementing a relevant, sustainable and meaningful dialogue process.

Main course sections

1st  lesson - define dialogue
2nd lesson - Models and Principles of Dialogue
3rd lesson - Designing the Dialogue Process
4th lesson - Main Stakeholders for the Dialogue
5th lesson - Monitoring and Evaluation of Dialogue
6th lesson - An Insight into the Dialogue

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish between dialogue and other conflict resolution processes;
  • Determine when community dialogue is an appropriate conflict management process; And the
  • Design a community dialogue process in its geographical and social context.

Presented in cooperation with

  • Mark Brimhall: Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Brandeis University
  • Rhonda Fitzgerald: Managing Director, Sustained Dialogue Campus Network
  • Cate Broussard: Program Advisor, Life & Peace Institute
  • Tricia Homer: Executive Communications Coach & Dialogue Facilitator
  • Tonis Montes: Senior Program Specialist, United States Institute of Peace
  • Beatriz Montoya: Founder & Director, Asociación de Mujeres del Oriente Antioqueño
  • Katherine Torres Sánchez: National Coordinator, Puentes Para La Paz
  • Michael Zanchelli: Former Program Officer, United States Institute of Peace
  • Sireen Abu Asbeh: Project Officer, Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development
  • Daryn Cambridge: Professional Development Portfolio Manager (EPIC), Training Resources Group, Inc