Each summer the Duke Center for International Development (DCID) offers on-campus and online training programs for mid-level and senior professionals in areas such as public finance, budgeting, project appraisal and tax policy.

In-Person Programs


Project Appraisal and Risk Management (PARM)

Gain the knowledge and tools needed to conduct project and program appraisal.

Learn about PARM

Tax Analysis and Revenue Forecasting (TARF)

Learn how to analyze key tax policy issues and implement successful tax system reforms.

Learn about TARF

Fiscal Decentralization and Local Government Financial Management (PFD)

Develop the knowledge required to initiate fiscal decentralization policy and administrative reforms. 

Learn about PFD

Online Programs


Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning for Development (MELD)

Learn the key steps and analytical tools to design and monitor programs and develop an analytical framework to evaluate their performance and outcomes.

Learn about MELD

Behavioral Economics

Develop your understanding of human decision-making, biases and communication. Explore how behavioral insights can help you better understand and address development challenges.

Learn about BE

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