Each summer, DCID offers open-enrollment on-campus certificate training programs in areas such as public finance, budgeting, project appraisal and tax policy. These programs can be adjusted to meet the needs of governments and development agencies abroad. For more information on customized versions of these programs, please visit the Custom Programs page.
PARM gives you the knowledge and tools to conduct project and program appraisal, focusing on public and private investments, public-private partnerships, regulated utilities, and education and health facilities or service providers.
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Transfer pricing is the most challenging issue in international tax today, creating controversy and frustrations for both taxpayers and tax administrators. This week-long program provides tax administrators with insight into the complex world of transfer pricing, allowing government officials to develop sound transfer pricing rules that balance the needs of government and business.
Effective monitoring and evaluation are key elements for successful planning and implementation of development programs. This two-week program helps participants learn the key steps and analytical tools to design and monitor programs and develop an analytical framework to evaluate their performance and outcomes.
Tax analysis and revenue forecasting have become increasingly important functions as governments undertake reforms of their tax systems to enhance revenues, improve equity and efficiency of taxes, and promote economic growth. TARF provides the tools required to analyze key tax policy issues and implement successful tax system reforms.
Decentralization strategies are being implemented worldwide to improve service delivery, citizen participation and local financial management. PFD helps you develop the knowledge required to initiate fiscal decentralization policy and administrative reforms.
Budgeting and financial management are at the core of economic, financial management and public sector reform programs around the world, especially in developing and emerging economies. BUDGET provides the analytical and operational skills required to reform budget systems and strengthen public financial management.
The Duke GVC Training program provides policymakers with the tools to articulate policies and actions that drive and support investments in specific industries and supports local firms to enhance competitiveness at regional and global levels.