Certificate program: Design, Partnering, Management, and Innovation (DPMI)

Our two-week certificate program is offered during January in both Monterey, California, and Rwanda, and in May–June in both Monterey, California, and Washington, D.C. (see below for details about each location).

You will gain the program design, evaluation, strategic partnering, and facilitation skills needed to launch a career in international development, becoming part of a global network of more than 1,000 alumni tackling the world’s most pressing problems.

  • Learn to design and monitor real-world projects.
  • Facilitate participatory community development.
  • Promote social entrepreneurship and strategic partnering.

This program welcomes all social change makers and development professionals who are seeking additional skills in program Design, Partnering, Management, and Innovation (DPMI). 


Monterey, CA (May 21-June 1)

Washington, D.C. (June 4-15)

Application Deadlines

Priority: March 1st

Regular: April 1st

Location: Washington, DC

Dates: June 4, 2018 - June 15, 2018