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學生對 非洲城市与地方政府联盟 提供的 Financing Infrastructure in African Cities 的評價和反饋

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課程概述

The world is urbanizing fast. In less than a century more than 1 billion people have been urbanized. That translates into the fact that more than half of the world’s population is already living in cities. Experts forecast that very soon Africa will become one of the most urbanized continents. However, almost 70% of world’s urban population is living in the cities where governments are struggling to provide basic services like sanitation, schools, hospitals, and adequate clean water. The reason is that, their governments do not have enough money. This may also be true also for the city where you live or work. Poor infrastructure affects your daily life. Local governments struggle with mobilizing finances so that they can improve your quality of life but many times they are not aware of the right mechanisms. Imagine that your government wants to know how can they finance cities and they want you to advise – where will you begin with? Our finance experts are bringing their experience right at your Desk through this MOOC. This MOOC has five modules and in five weeks you will learn: • Financial decision making environment in urban systems • Mechanisms for mobilizing local revenues • Innovative mechanisms for financing infrastructure projects through partnerships, and • Financial decision making under uncertainties and risks We will provide you a carefully selected set of literature, quizzes and interactive discussion forums. So join our MOOC and find out the ways to make your city a better place to live in for yourself and for your next generations. (This MOOC was developed in collaboration with the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-Africa), African Local Governments Academy (ALGA), and Erasmus University Rotterdam)...

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TZ
2019年8月21日

Coursers is a bridge for students with literal academic knowhow to cross over to a more professional level of putting theory into practice and that alone enriches our societies.

AA
2019年8月19日

This is a great course. The content is rich and informing. I'm happy to be a learner here.

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1 - Financing Infrastructure in African Cities 的 14 個評論(共 14 個)

創建者 Mawliid K M

2021年2月26日

The financing infrastructure in African cities is an excellent course in terms of the topics covered and the approaches employed on for the teaching. The methods used for the planning of the course is accurate and all the videos, resource materials referred, and the testing or reviewing assignments are up to mark.

The only recommendations and suggestions are as follows:

(i) Certificate needs to be complemented with mark sheets/ consolidated mark sheet/memo.

(ii) The certificate is non-credited certificate; therefore, some the employers may hesitate to accept it whether applier is holding no other certificates.

(iii) The videos are not downloadable so it will be difficult to watch with no or low internet connection areas.

(iv) The course can be finished less than a month but the course knowledge is worth for more than six months syllabus then the certificate may be written as one year learning course.

(v) The course could be added preparation of financial budgets and writing business plans.

創建者 TAWANDA Z

2019年8月22日

Coursers is a bridge for students with literal academic knowhow to cross over to a more professional level of putting theory into practice and that alone enriches our societies.

創建者 Adamu

2019年8月20日

This is a great course. The content is rich and informing. I'm happy to be a learner here.

創建者 Naveen B

2018年2月21日

The course is really insightful. The videos are very close to the grass root.

創建者 Bashe M F

2021年3月1日

I have learned in this course alot of concepts about finance, intergovernmental transfer, investment management, local government infrastructure projects financing options/ sources, decision making techniques, methods, taxonomy, types of goods, democracy and governments structure.

It was interesting during the course the teaching videos, puzzles, assignments and inter video questions.

I am thankful to my teachers for their helpful efforts and leting us to learn new concepts on finance. The last not Least I grant my sincere thanks to my course/Classmates for sharing with us thier thoughts, ideas and feeling on the discussion board or forum.

Many thanks to all of you

創建者 Zulaikhah A

2019年8月21日

This course was definitely worth the time it took to complete it.

The sessions are indepth and analytical, such that even a beginner can understand the concepts discussed.

I'm grateful I got Financial Aid from Coursera to undergo this course, and I look forward to applying everything I have learnt in my research.

創建者 Winston A W

2020年12月17日

Excellent, thank you.

創建者 OBED U A

2021年7月13日

I Learnt alot

創建者 adu k s

2020年7月10日

This Course Provides Great Policy Insights

創建者 Adeyeye R

2021年7月18日

I learnt a lot from this course.

創建者 Anefu S A

2020年7月9日

I learnt a lot

創建者 BOLE S L

2021年1月11日

Pour ma part, seule l'attente qui faut mettre pour permettre aux paires de corriger notre étude de cas reste le point à réadapter. J'ai pas la formule exacte, je proposerais par exemple d'ajouter une légère contrainte qui contraint ceux qui ont déjà fini le travail dé corriger encore au moins 03 autres études de cas avant d'avoir accès à sa note. Dans le Sens, Félicitations, vous avez achevez avec succès votre parcours en ligne. Mais pour avoir accès à votre note/certificat, bien vouloir compléter encore au moins trois corrections d'études de cas de vos paires. Merci!

創建者 Akinyemi K O

2020年2月27日

It's is an enlightening course, it gave me an idea of how PPP works and why private investors in Lagos State choose to invest in certain ventures (such as: municipal waste and transportation)and LGA. With the knowledge from this course, I am certain I can facilitate a PPP project in my locality

創建者 Priyanka B

2020年9月11日

This course explains the basics of urban finance, very thorough, and easily understood. Learnt a alot! :)