Stop TB Partnership

The Union's IMDP course on Strategic Planning and Innovation

3-7 July 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:

Application Deadline: 3 May 2017

This five-day course focuses on bringing a creative mindset to organisations and slowly infusing a culture of innovation within. Using real time examples, the course seeks to bring about actionable change in the way that each participant thinks, creating a road map from creativity to strategy using experiential methodology.

Benefits of Training:

  • Learn and apply creativity techniques to everyday and strategic issues
  • Continuously examine patterns of thinking, leading to newer ways of dealing with challenges
  • Formulate newer plans and practicable strategies for driving change
  • Learn how to identify and leverage relationships with those parties that directly or indirectly influence the decision making processes
  • Experiment with strategy implementation applications

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for junior- to senior-level managers working in public health who oversee personnel across multiple levels, divisions and locations. Strategic organisational leaders, who are responsible for the formulation of organisational or programme strategy and who lead organisations at regional, national and international levels.

Course Fee: 1,650 USD

A residential package fee is available at 2,610 USD (course fee + 960 USD for accommodation and breakfast).

Language: English


IMDP participants are eligible to earn continuing medical education (CME) and/or continuing education units (CEU). The IMDP core courses are accredited by both the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP).

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