Training is one of the most effective ways to strengthen capacity and enhance the potential of organisations. Our capacity building services equip current and future global urban professionals with the knowledge and skills to improve urban life. These programmes surpass standard training by ensuring a thorough understanding of the local context and building links for international and local knowledge transfer. Using this method, the interventions made are sustainable for both stakeholders and the local environment.
One of IHS' core products is the design and delivery of tailor-made training programmes for urban professionals. Every year, the institute conducts several training programmes at the IHS campus in Rotterdam and within clients' home countries. With its holistic approach, the trainings can also be combined with advisory and research services to meet effective demand.
IHS also offers training of trainers to local training partners. This ensures that local partnerships are based on common standards, that 'capacity remains with the client' when IHS leaves, and that the long-term sustainability of capacity building interventions is ensured.
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