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Training Opportunity: Market Systems Development

October 28 @ 9:00 am - October 31 @ 4:00 pm EDT

$875 – $975

Following a successful cohort in 2017, WUSC’s MSD training returns to Ottawa. October 28-31, 2019

This four-day course includes an in-depth introduction to engendered MSD concepts, a focus on Monitoring and Evaluation and half a day on Social Impact Investing in the context of Systems thinking. Trainers are international practitioners and subject matter experts while boasting a track-record of contribution to the field of Market System Development.

Learn more about this leading approach in economic development

Market Systems Development is an approach in economic development that focuses on the role of markets in poverty reduction, systems analysis, incentives, sustainability, and scale. The Market Systems Development approach was first developed in the UK and has since been adopted by various government organizations, such as DFID, Australian DFAT, SDC, DANIDA, USAID and more. More information on Market Systems Development can be found on the BeamExchange.

Over the course of four days, WUSC invites you to join us in learning more about Market Systems Development in a practical environment from renowned market systems practitioners. Connect with development colleagues from a range of INGOs and development funders at the only Market Systems Development training available in Canada! Together, we will explore a variety of topics, including: Market Systems principles and tools, working in Social Markets, Impact Investing in development and monitoring and evaluation in Market Systems programs.


Dates: October 28 – 31, 2019
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: The Commons at Media Style, 131 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Price: Early bird: CAD $875 | Regular: CAD $975
Early bird deadline: Monday, September 16, 2019

Please note this training will be available in English only. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Spaces are limited. Register early to secure your spot!



October 28 @ 9:00 am
October 31 @ 4:00 pm
$875 – $975
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The Commons at Media Style
131 Bank Street
Ottawa,ONK1P 5N7Canada
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