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Mr. Tunji Adeniyi
Dr. Bayo Arowolaju
Professor A.I. Ayodele
Professor A. J. Adegbeye
Dr. E.A. Ajayi
Mr. Mike O. Borisade
Mr. Eddie I. Okhiria
Mr. Gabriel O. Faluyi
Mr. David T. Ibikunle
 
 
Royal College of Development Studies
(A)  Masters in Social and community Development
(B)  Certificate in Social and Community Development
(C)  Diploma in Social and Community Development
  • Meaning of Development
  • Concept of Growth and Development
  • Poverty – Meaning, Dimensions, and Measurement
  • Poverty Alleviation/Reduction
  • Concept of Pro-poor Growth and Development
  • Distribution of Poverty
  • Development Finance Institutions and Donor Agencies & Development Assistance (Aids etc.)
  • Non – Governmental Organizations NGOs
  • Development Infrastructures
  • Welfare Economics
  • Environmental Economics and Management
  • Good Representation
  • Good Governance (Public Procurement, Transparency, Accountability & Probity)
  • Tiers of Government
  • Community Participation
  • The Frequently Neglected in Development – Women, Youths, Poor
  • Human Development Index – HDI
  • Factors Affecting HDI
  • Public Health Care
  • Primary Health Care
  • Project Management – From Conceptualization to Implementation to Evaluation & Review and to Feedback.
  • Project Evaluation Review Techniques (PERT)
  • Advocacy
    • HIV & AIDS
    • Women – In Agric, Politics, etc.
    • Children
    • Reproduction Health
    • Child and Maternal Health
    • Unemployment – Distribution, Solutions, etc.
  • Project Impact Assessment
  • Project Reporting (Report Writing)
  • The Management of NGOs

(A)  Masters in Economic Development
(B)  Certificate in Economic Development
(C)  Diploma in Economic Development
  • Micro Economics
  • Macro Economics
  • Welfare Economics
  • Meaning of Development
  • Growth versus Development
  • Pro-poor Growth
  • Concept of even Development
  • Stages of Development
  • Factors of Development
  • Factors Limiting Development
  • Project Appraisal and Management
  • Project Evaluation & Review Techniques (PERT)
  • Measuring Development
  • Comparative Studies of Countries on Development and Development Routes
  • Contemporary Issues in Development
  • Facilitating and Fast-Tracking Development
  • Development Partners
  • Development Finance
  • Development Aids and Assistance
  •  Human development Issues, Factors and Measurement thereof
  • Globalization
  • Globalization and Development
  • Rural Development
  • Poverty – Concepts, Dimensions, Measurement and Poverty Alleviation
  • Pro –poor Growth
  • Development Planning
  • Local Economic Development
  • Governance and Governance Issues
    • Good Governance
    • Transparency
    • Accountability
    • Debt Management
    • Good Representation
    • Sustainability

(A)  Masters in Rural Enterprise Development & Management
(B)  Certificate in Rural Enterprise Development & Management
(C)  Diploma in Rural Enterprise Development & Management
  • Farming as a business
  • Forms of Organization
    • Sole Proprietorship
    • Cooperatives
      • Thrift
      • Production
      • Marketing
    • Registered Enterprises
    • Limited Liabilities
    • Peasant versus Commercial Farming
    • Etc.
  • Rural Enterprises – Concept
  • Enterprise Combinations
  • Finance
  • Accounting (Farm Accounting)
  • Record Keeping (Farm Records)
  • Other Rural Enterprises
  • Stemming Rural Urban Migration
  • Marketing Rural Outputs
  • Quality  Management in Rural Products & Services
  • Value Chain Integration & Management in Rural Production
  • Processing and Cottage Industries
  • Risk Management
  • Waste Management
  • Export of Primary and Processed Products
  • Agric – led Industrialization
  • HR (Labour ) Management
  • Livelihoods & Markets
  • Value Chain Analysis / Making Markets Work for the Poor

  1. (A)  Masters in Environmental Management
    (B)  Certificate in Environmental Management
    (C)  Diploma in Environmental Management
  • Environment as an Important Resource
  • Environmental Economics
  • Environmental Degradation and Factors Facilitating Degradation
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Pollution Prevention and Control
  • Types of Pollution and their effects on Environmental and Humanity
  • Surface Water Management
  • Underground Water Management
  • Drainages & Gutters
  • Flooding and Flood Management
  • Emission Prevention and Control
  • Bush Burning – Social Costs, Prevention & Control
  • Oil Spillage – Social Costs, Prevention & Control
  • Desertification – Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management
  • Deforestation – Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management
  • Erosion – Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management
  • Landscaping and Environmental Beautification
  • Environmental Impact Assessment of Developments & Events

(A) Masters in Poverty Management/Reduction
(B) Certificate in Poverty Management/Reduction
(C) Diploma in Poverty Management/Reduction
  • Meaning of Poverty
  • Definition of Concepts
  • Dimensions of Poverty (Rural, Urban, Gender, Youth)
  • Measuring Poverty
  • Taming/Reducing Poverty
  • Factors Responsible for Poverty
  • Poverty Vulnerability
  • The Concept of Pro-poor Growth
  • Inequality
  • Inequality and Poverty
  • Poverty and Economic Growth
  • Poverty and Unemployment
  • Poverty and MDGs
  • Economic Development
  • Impact Assessment of Economic Policies on Poverty Alleviation

(A) Masters in Public Health Administration
(B) Certificate in Public Health Administration
(C) Diploma in Public Health Administration
  • Types of Hospitals
    • Private & Public
    • Primary, Secondary & Tertiary
    • Etc.
  • Government Health Policies
  • Appraisal of Health Policies
  • Health Insurance Scheme(s)
  • Contemporary Issues in Health Policies
  • Facilities Development, Furnishing, Sanitation & Management
  • Hospital Record Keeping
  • Data Management and Client Relations
  • Hospital Layout
  • Hospital Finance & Finance for Hospital Facilities.
  • Hospital Accounting
  • Hospital Profitability & Sustainability
  • Drug Schemes – Procurement, Storage and Issuance
  • Communicable Diseases – Transmission and Prevention
  • Environmental Sanitation
  • Preventable Diseases and Diseases Prevention
  • Environmental Pollution, Prevention and Control
  • General Immunization & Immunizable Diseases
  • Childhood & Maternal Health
  • Contemporary Public Health Issues
    • HIV / AIDS
    • STDs
    • Child Mortality & Morbidity
    • Ante – Natal Health Management
    • Post – Natal Health Management