To equip participants with the knowledge to manage extractive industry benefits to communities.
To equip participants with the tools to plan, implement, monitor and report community benefit interventions in partnership with other groups.
The spectrum of benefits to communities through extractive industry activities ( employment procurement, revenue streams, infrastructure and services, social investments, etc).
Overview of community development approaches.
The key drivers shaping socio-economic benefits from the extractive industries.
Key terminology and concepts.
Objectives of community benefits and associated priorities.
National, regional and local development planning processes and the roles of different stakeholders.
Development and governance of partnerships, community agreements, etc.
Planning, implementation and monitoring of community benefit interventions.
Scaling up, replication, sustainability and exit strategy for community benefit interventions.
Personal capacity development for community benefit and partnership management.
Case studies in the management and monitoring of extractive-related benefits to communities.
Assess different approaches to development and community benefits through extractive industry activities.
Prepare an appropriate community benefit management and monitoring plan.
Critically assess community benefit interventions and partnerships.
Identify personal capacities required for community benefit and partnership management.
Portfolio of Learning (100%)
Number of Notional Study Hours: 100
The University regards this as NQF Level 6 and 10 CPD Points
The following are minimum entry requirements for admission onto the short course: