One of the major functions of IRDP is to provide forum for training of public leaders, functional officers and the community in various aspects of development planning, so that the decision making and public participation at all levels is more objectives and purposeful.
The Institute, therefore, offers short courses of one to six weeks. The courses are intended to acquaint participant’s management and administration. They integrate theory and practice to carter for development skills needed at all levels. Concentration and depth depends on the role of participants within the existing administrative functional set up.
Also IRDP Lake Zone Center offers tailor made courses upon request. The design of such programme is done in collaboration with the clients to suit their needs.