Value Chain AnalysisMaastricht School of Management - MSM
About this program
Value Chain Analysis - 5-Day Certificate Course
Social and economic developments are the corner stones for local economic growth. In order to achieve local economic growth, participation in the global economy is a necessity. However, participation of small businesses and farmers is often hampered by issues such as capital, infrastructure and knowledge. By assessing the gaps and opportunities in the value chains, policy makers and practitioners will be able to develop policies, programs and strategies that create added value for the local economy.
This course provides you with more in-depth knowledge on how to analyze and develop frameworks for local economic development. By discussing various value chains you practice how to analyze a value chain. The course addresses various models for sustainable local economic development and you learn how to design a public private partnership for development program including the organization of multi-stakeholder-meetings. You will get insight into other innovative forms of local economic development such as the Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP) and Cluster strategies.
At the end of the course you:
- are able to develop a value chain
- understand the governance structures of different value chains
- know how to analyze a value chain (its gaps and opportunities)
The program is designed for
- Senior executives and policy makers involved in CSR management or who have a strong motivation to learn more about sustainable development issues
- Consultants and lecturers working in the field related to sustainable development and CSR
Applicants should have the ability to function academically and professionally at Bachelor level and should have an adequate level of spoken and written English.
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Topics included in the program are:
- What is a value chain?
- Contribution of value chain to sustainability of businesses from a policy perspective
- Value chain relation to local economic development
- Value chain analysis concepts
- Value chain relations to sustainable business.
- Different forms of public private partnerships for development and pros and cons of these partnerships
- Other forms of local economic development strategies such a BOP and Cluster development
Scholarships & funding
Scholarship opportunities can be combined up to 50% of the full tuition fee.
15% for 2 participants coming from the same organization within 1 academic year
25% for 3 participants coming from the same organization within 1 academic year
40% for 4 - 6 participants coming from the same organization within 1 academic year
For > 6 participants we will offer a tailor made program
20% for nationals and permanent residents of one of the 27 member countries of the European Union.
Alumni lifelong learning
15% discount for Maastricht School of Management registered Alumni
Dean's Development Fund (based on country)
For more info: visit the program page on the website of Maastricht School of Management
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