Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement (MuSE) Edition 6

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Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement (MuSE) Edition 5
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This five-week on-line course offers an overview of the principles and content that should be present for a consultation process to be considered “meaningful”. Since it is not feasible to discuss every possible circumstance in detail, the course reflects on principles and gives overall guidance, rather than a standard blueprint or “one size fits all” approach. Broadly, the course addresses three aspects of how consultation is approached in IDB policies and how good practice has evolved: 

(i) Explicit mandatory and binding requirements related to consultation in IDB policies and guidelines; 

(ii) Implicit requirements of the consultation process not stated explicitly in the policies, but that are necessary conditions and inputs to achieve the more explicit requirements; and 

(iii) International good practice related to consultation as developed in recent years, both by IDB and other development agencies, academia, civil society and others. 

The course is divided into five modules: 

(1) Foundations of MSE; 

(2) 10 Elements of MSE; 

(3) Diving Deeper into Elements of MSE, part 1; 

(4) Diving Deeper into Elements of MSE, part 2, and 

(5) Making Recommendations to Improve the Engagement Process and Course Conclusion. 

Please note that this course will have one synchronous session (live session to attend a specific day and time through videoconference) to be held during module 2, on Wednesday at 12:00PM Washington time. This session is entirely optional, therefore your participation will not affect the final grade of the course. We recommend this session for informative purposes only.

The Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement Course (MuSE) is primarily intended for licensing agents and the environmental and social specialists on project teams who review and approve Environmental and Social Impact Assessments. The course is intended to provide guidance to public sector authorities and staff responsible for consultation and stakeholder engagement in potentially high-risk investment projects. Minimum technical requirements to be met by the participant: 
  • Office package domain (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Acrobat software for viewing and downloading documents. 
  • Be an advanced Internet user able to search, access videos, participate in groups and discussion forums, etc. 
  • Own and manage a personal email account to receive notifications and be informed of course developments. 
  • Complete the Navigation Activity in the Classroom. 
  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken

Participants must pay $50 for registration fee (non-refundable) before May 21st. After May 21st, participants must pay $100. If you are interested in applying for an INDES scholarship, consult the FAQ section on this subject. Keep in mind that MOOC scholarships do not apply to this program. The minimum number of participants per edition is 15. If the quota is not completed before the scheduled start date, participants will be notified of a new start date of the course.





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