Diploma course offers

Built according to the LMD format, the ISDL training offer during the day, in the evening and at distance (e-learning) includes various professional paths that contribute to strengthening the operational and managerial capacities of the students and the students. prepare for the various trades of local development engineering. The professional license is open to graduates and the professional Master to candidates who have obtained 180 ECTS credits in their specialties.

The specialties

  1. Project Management

Content of the training in license and masters
The training focuses on the fundamentals of local development as well as the basics of economics, management and sociology, methods and tools for analyzing an environment, mobilization techniques and animation, results-based management, steering, project monitoring and evaluation, accounting and financial management of projects, research techniques, etc.

Career opportunities in Bachelor and Master
Graduates are expected to evolve in all kinds of organizations, especially in projects, NGOs, local authorities, foundations, public administrations, producer organizations, local authorities, etc. They can occupy various functions such as project organizers, project assistants, monitoring and evaluation officers, project analysts, project coordinators, project managers, resource mobilization agents, etc.


  1. Monitoring and Evaluation

Content of the master training
The specialty focuses on   results-based management, techniques for developing and facilitating monitoring and evaluation mechanisms, qualitative and quantitative approaches to project evaluation, impact evaluation, research techniques, software proficiency specialized computer

Career opportunities in master
Graduates are expected to work in development projects and programs, non-profit organizations, public administrations, local communities, umbrella organizations, etc. They can act as project leaders, analysts, coordinators, monitoring and evaluation managers, etc.


  1. Environmental Management

Content of the training in license and masters
At a time when environmental challenges and societal issues are coming together, sustainable development is becoming a key issue. The training focuses on the fundamentals of environmental management, the techniques of development of land use and management plans, animation and IEC techniques, project development, development sustainability, environmental economics, GIS, waste management, quality and risk management, climate change adaptation strategies, research techniques, etc.

Training Opportunities
Graduates are expected to work in public administrations, local authorities, NGOs, projects, etc. They can practice trades such as technical environmental agents, environmental project leaders, sustainable development consultants, engineering technicians, technical assistants and QSE managers, project coordinators, etc.


  1. Community development

Content of the training in license and masters
The community development model attempts to provide a collective, territorialized and sustainable response to a collective problem. The specialty prepares students for the mastery of diagnostic tools, sociological and psychological analysis, social protection, community intervention, mediation, social and solidarity economy, management of mutual organizations, project management social and humanitarian development, research techniques, etc.

Career opportunities in Bachelor and Master
Diploma holders are expected to evolve in CBOs, development projects, NGOs, mutual institutions, local communities, micro enterprises, foundations, etc. They can perform various functions of community-based community facilitators, monitoring and evaluation officers, community social workers in rural and urban areas, humanitarian workers, organizational advisers, and others.


  1. Management of local authorities

Content of the license training
The professional license in local authority management emphasizes spatial planning, decentralization, local authority law, land law, local planning, transferred skills management, local finances, project engineering, decentralized cooperation, etc.

Career Opportunities
Graduates are expected to evolve in local authorities, decentralized cooperation projects , public administrations, NGOs, etc. They can practice jobs such as territorial animators, project leaders, administrative and financial management assistants, etc.


  1. Local Economic Development (LED)

Content and opportunities of the master’s training
Axis III of Decentralization in Senegal constitutes a major reference for economic decentralization. The training program focuses on participatory approaches, LED promotion and financing mechanisms, territorial foresight, sustainable development, territorial marketing, economic intelligence, local project management, etc.

Training Opportunities
Graduates are expected to evolve in local authorities, decentralized cooperation projects, public administrations, consular chambers, producer unions, etc. They can occupy many functions such as project managers, local development project managers, socio-economic studies officers, local development advisers, etc.


  1. Community Health

Content of the training in license and masters
The management of public health problems is a prerequisite for achieving the goal of “health for all”. The training covers the fundamentals of the social sciences and those of economics and management, epidemiology, biological and medical sciences, introduction to public health, socio-anthropology, public health policies, management of community health projects, eco-health, traditional medicine, qualitative and quantitative surveys etc.

Career opportunities in Bachelor and Master
Graduates are expected to evolve in grassroots community organizations, development projects, NGOs, local communities, foundations, public administrations, etc. They can work in professions such as community health and social hygiene workers, project supervisors, project leaders, project coordinators, monitoring and evaluation officers, project management consultants, health facility consultants, and others. social services.


  1. Water and Sanitation

Content of the training in license and masters
In the bachelor’s degree, the specialty focuses on basic sciences, engineering techniques, economic and social sciences, population water supply, hygiene and sanitation techniques, etc. In master, the focus is on the different aspects of water and sanitation projects management rather than pure engineering.

Career opportunities in Bachelor and Master
Graduates are expected to work in the sectors of water-using industries, service delivery structures, public water management organizations. They can hold positions as specialized technicians or executives in private sector companies, NGOs, projects, development projects, public and parapublic services, etc.


  1. Management of agro-food SMEs

Content of the license training
The training focuses on the different facets of a company and its environment, the fundamentals of agribusiness SME management, value chains, communication, creation and financing of companies and agro projects -food, methods and tools of business management consulting, production techniques, processing, sales and export, etc.

Career Opportunities
The professional license trains managers able to evolve among the actors of the agricultural and agri-food world. They may serve as farm managers, farm management consultants, export agents, bank farmer and insurance account managers.


  1. Marketing and communication for development

Content of the Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communication
As a process of social change, the practice of communication for development uses a variety of communication tools including ICT. The training focuses on the fundamentals of the social and economic sciences, the realization of marketing and communication plans, operational marketing, the development of a presence on social media, social marketing and the mastery of oral communication and written in English, etc.

Career opportunities in Bachelor and Master
Graduates are expected to work in small and medium-sized enterprises, producer unions, consular chambers, non-profit organizations, etc. They can do business such as marketing assistants, sales assistants, sales consultants, communication assistants, communication managers, social marketing experts, study managers, community leaders, web communication managers, etc.

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