Modelling Tools
for sustainable development

The Outreach Training Course

The outreach training course introduces modelling tools that support integrated policymaking for sustainable development.

Designed for policymakers and development practitioners, the course offers a practical guide on how the tools can best inform policy debates and decisions. It does not provide quantitative modelling skills, a task better accomplished by in-depth capacity development assistance or specialized academic courses.

Building on a suite of modelling tools developed over several years, the course was designed by UNDESA, UNDP and other partners. A series of modules presents each tool, offering a non-technical overview of major elements, illustrations of results and policy insights, and hands-on exercises to reinforce learning.

Modules can be used in a workshop or classroom, or for individual review. Each module consists of: