Facilitated, expert-led course.
Free of charge.
Participants will need 3–5 hours per week to review the material, contribute to discussions, and attend the interactive sessions. Support from U4 advisers and affiliated experts is available.
2 – 27 October 2023.
(also available in French)
The course is intended for practitioners involved in programmes related to natural resources and/or anti-corruption.
U4 online courses are primarily for U4 partner staff and their guests. Partner staff can sign up directly, see below.
We also accept a limited number of applicants from NGOs and multilateral organisations. If this applies to you, please apply by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, position and organisation, and 100-200 words on your professional background and why you think you can benefit from this course.
The course is designed not only for participants that have a good understanding of corruption and natural resources but also for those that have no prior experience and seek to strengthen their knowledge.
However, in order to ensure a shared basic knowledge of definitions, terminology and concepts of corruption and anti-corruption, prospective participants must complete our self-paced Essentials of Anti-Corruption I module before they can take this course. Essentials of Anti-Corruption II: Development Programming is also recommended, but not required.
In this course, you will be able to identify the main forms, challenges, consequences, and drivers of corruption in the natural resources sector but also examine cases of corruption in this sector, and determine measures that can be implemented to address these issues.
The course consists of five modules:
Three interactive sessions are scheduled as part of the course:
Attendance is mandatory. In case of absence, participants will submit a short-written assignment.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
Questions about the course? Contact course@u4.
Download course leaflet (PDF).