Vacancies, training courses & events in PSD

The first part of this page lists current job opportunities in private sector development – with DCED member agencies, their programmes, as well as other organisations. The second part lists training courses and other events. For additional opportunities in market systems development, refer to the BEAM Exchange jobs notice board, and events/training page.

Jobs and other opportunities in PSD

Upcoming Training Courses and Events in PSD

DCED Global Seminar 2024, 1-3 October 2024, Nairobi

  • Are you interested in systemic approaches to achieve inclusive and enduring results from private sector development (PSD)? Join a conversation between international donors and experienced development practitioners at a global seminar on donor experiences and practical advice from programmes leading the (systemic) way in PSD and poverty reduction. Find out more, including how to register your interest, in the Seminar flyer. A provisional agenda is now also available.

Training and Events on Green Growth

Training and Events on the DCED Standard and Results Measurement in PSD

Please note that these events are not organised by DCED, unless stated otherwise. Any provider of training in skills related to the DCED Standard is invited to write to the Secretariat with details, for possible inclusion.

  • The DCED is co-organising four free, interactive, 1.5 hour online workshops in April – June 2024, covering different elements of results measurement, lead by subject experts. See the flyer for more details on each, and for links to register.
  • DevLearn offer a four week online training course in May 2024, which shows you how to measure and use results using the DCED Standard for Results Measurement. Online training is delivered through videos, guided exercises, and group discussions, and will take approximately one day of work per week. Find out more and sign up.
  • Aly Miehlbradt and Phitcha Wanitphon offer a 1 day workshop on Results Measurement Best Practices According to the DCED Standard, 30 September 2024 in Nairobi. The workshop is a pre-event to the DCED Global Seminar and will help your organisation maximize your impact and effectively manage your systemic programmes. See the flyer for more information.
  • Aly Miehlbradt and Phitcha Wanitphon offer a 1 day workshop on Assessing System Changes, 4 October 2024 in Nairobi. The workshop is a post-event to the DCED Global Seminar and will help your organisation take systemic development programmes to the next level. See the flyer for more information.

Training and Events on Private Sector Engagement

The following training courses and events cover direct engagement with companies on their core business activities and/or engagement with the financial sector to leverage private finance for the SDGs.

Training and Events on Market Systems Development (MSD)

  • The Vikāra Institute’s Market Systems Symposium 2024 will take place in-person and online, 22 – 24 October in Cape Town, South Africa. The symposium brings together leading experts, practitioners and donors to explore the latest innovations in research and MSD strategies. See their website for more information and to register.

Training and Events on Inclusive Business

  • The Inclusive Business Action Network (IBAN) has developed an e-learning course Introduction to Inclusive Business” focusing on the definition and basic features of inclusive business (IB); IB target groups and how they are involved in the value chain; different IB approaches and the IB ecosystem. The course targets impact entrepreneurs and managers, policymakers, impact investors and the general public.

Training and Events on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Gender Issues

Other relevant training offers and websites

Companies offering relevant training