Program Grade Masters-Academic
Start Date Friday 10, September , 2021
End Date Thursday 30, June , 2022
Begin Register Date Tuesday 10, August , 2021
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Master's Degree: Planning and Development (Credit Hours System)

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Program Informations

Introduction

The Institute of National Planning was established in 1960 as an independent public body that carries out a scientific activity that covers all issues and fields of planning and development. The institutional structure of the institute has also been developed to enhance its role as a center for scientific thinking through the issuance of Law No. (13) of 2015. It is also concerned with conducting research, providing consultations, building capacity and serving the community by organizing training programs and granting scientific degrees (diploma - masters - doctorate) alone or in cooperation With universities and research centers at home and abroad. .

 

Program Mission:

“An innovative program that enables the students to attain knowledge and skills necessary to deal with future challenges, and prepares them distinctly for the different business models related to the areas of planning and development nationally, regionally and internationally ."

The academic master’s program in planning and development (credit-hour system) is a program accredited by the Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities and is equivalent to the academic doctorate degree granted by Egyptian universities subject to the Universities Organization Law No. (49) of 1972 and its executive regulations from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science in the corresponding specialization, and the program aims to prepare distinguished cadres in the fields of planning and development and qualified to deal with national, regional and international changes in their organizations, whether governmental or non-governmental, with the aim of developing them, improving their efficiency and increasing their effectiveness, by providing an educational climate that combines the provision of knowledge, transfer of scientific expertise and applied practices, and provides elements of creativity and future vision that achieve excellence .

Importance of the Program:

  • Produces pioneers in the fields of planning and development nationally, regionally and internationally.
  • It achieves linking the Institute with the community, because it meets the real needs of many categories of stakeholders nationally, regionally and internationally.
  • Apply national and international quality standards and academic accreditation.
  • Supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals nationally (SDS) and globally - (SDGs)
  • Contributes to the preparation of qualified researchers to produce the latest research and studies in the areas of planning and development.
  • Provides graduates with the necessary skills to undertake planning and development positions and functions in all institutions.
  • Builds the necessary competencies to lead business communities, government and civil society organizations nationally, regionally and internationally.
  • Apply the concept of continuing education, by providing the opportunity for workers in different sectors to complete postgraduate studies.
  • The principle of flexibility is achieved by giving students the opportunity to choose to study some courses that are in line with their desires, tendencies and interests.

 Program Objectives  :

The academic master’s program in the credit-hour system in Planning and Development aims to prepare and qualify national, regional and international cadres and cadres highly qualified to assume planning and development leadership positions and positions in all institutions by applying the latest standards of quality and national and international academic accreditation to provide a graduate with the ability to:

  • Pioneering performance in planning in governmental and private organizations and civil society in light of national, regional and international challenges.
  • Investing in the growing opportunities for learning, acquiring knowledge, and refining skills in light of the latest technological developments (the digital economy).
  • Access to global planning and development experiences and expertise in order to extract practical lessons learned from them.
  • The ability to deal with international organizations and build strategic alliances in the light of the network economy.
  • Meet the needs of the labor market in all organizations at all levels nationally, regionally and internationally.
  • Preparing research and studies that diagnose and address contemporary development problems nationally, regionally and internationally.
  • Enriching libraries with research, theoretical and applied studies in the areas of planning and development.

Study System

The Credit Hour System

-       Credit hours is the system on which the study depends on. It gives the student the freedom to choose different courses offered with a certain number of credit hours by permitting the student to attain different numbers of credit hours through the week according to his/her abilities and studying conditions according to the proceedings regulations. This system gives the opportunity to the students to transfer from and to other universities with the ability to transmit the credit hours attained according to the regulations

-       A credit hour is a measuring unit to determine the significance of a course with respect to other courses.

A credit hour is equivalent to 50 minutes of communication per week for 15 weeks; or 100 minutes of communication per week for 15 weeks in the laboratory practical part; or 200 minutes communication 

-       per week and for 15 weeks in the practical and field visits.

Each credit hour should be equivalent to one hour written exam by the end of the semester


Target Audiance

Workers in state agencies in the areas of planning and development

Workers in ministries, economic and service bodies, and local administration units .

Workers in the public business sector and the private sectorِ

Workers in civil society organizations .


Criteria for joining the program

  • An applicant to study for an academic master’s degree in planning and development is required to meet the following conditions:
  • Fulfilling all admission and registration requirements stipulated in the Executive Regulations of the Institute's Law No. 13 of 2015.
  • Obtaining a university degree - from a university or scientific institute accredited by the Supreme Council of Universities - in economics with a grade of at least good; It is permissible to accept majors other than economics (commerce - law - media - engineering - science - computers and information - agriculture) or their equivalent in universities and private institutes accredited by the Supreme Council of Universities, with a general grade of at least very good; Less than that, the student must have obtained one of the diplomas in the same specialization with a grade of at least good.
  • Passing the level of English language and computer proficiency in accordance with Article No. (15).
  • Pass the personal interview.
  • The applicant must fulfill any other conditions determined by the Institute's Postgraduate Studies Committee.

Requirements to pass the program

-          At least seven semesters have passed since the start of enrollment in the program.

-          The student’s success in all courses of the program (24 credit hours) with a general grade “good” or an average of no less than 2.4 out of 4.

-          A research published or accepted for publication on the subject of the thesis in one of the scientific journals or periodicals (local/regional/international) listed in the databases approved by the Supreme Council of Universities.

-          Preparing an acceptable scientific thesis to the defense and examiners committee and a recommendation of granting the degree (12 credit hours).


Study program

-       The credit hour system is the system that aims to provide the student with the freedom to study a set of specific courses with credit hours, while allowing the number of those hours to vary from one student to another during one week according to each student's abilities and academic status.

-        The students must study (24) credit hours from a different specialization as complementary courses represented by (8) credit hours with (3) credit hours for each course students must study from a different specialization, as illustrated by the following table : 

 

 

First: Compulsory Courses

(8) Complementary courses with (3) credit hours for each course *

(6) Preliminary courses: 18 credit hours with 3 hours for each course

Second: Elective Courses

(2) Preliminary courses: 6 credit hours with 3 hours for each course

Third: A research in the same specialization (an academic thesis)

12 credit hours

Total credit hours of the program

36 credit hours

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-       It is allowed to exempt any student from studying the complementary courses if he/she previously studied them during the past five years since the program enrollment.

-       The Compulsory and Elective courses of the M.Sc. program in planning and development are the following:

 

First: Compulsory Courses (The Completion phase)

Series

Courses Names

Courses Codes

Credit Hours

Pre-requisites (If found)

Semester One

1

Principles of Macroeconomics

Acad.101

3

2

Public Finance

Acad.102

3

3

Managerial Economics

Acad.103

3

4

National Accounts

Acad.104

3

Semester Two

5

Principles of Microeconomics

Acad.105

3

 

6

Money and Banking

Acad.106

3

 

7

Mathematical Economics and Econometrics

Acad.107

3

 

8

Research Methodology

Acad.108

3

Total Completion Credits

24

 

 

Second: Preliminary Phase

Series

Courses Names

Courses Codes

Credit Hours

Pre-requisites if found) )

Semester Three

9

Microeconomic Theory (1) - Compulsory

Acad.109

3

Acad.105

10

  Macroeconomic Theory (1) - Compulsory

Acad.110

3

Acad.101

11

Economic Development

Acad.111

3

 

12

Elective Course (1)

 

3

 

Semester Four

13

Microeconomic Theory (2) - Compulsory

Acad.112

3

Acad.109

14

Macroeconomic Theory (2) - Compulsory

Acad.113

3

Acad.110

15

Theories and Practices of Planning and development

Acad.114

3

 

16

Elective Course (2)

 

3

 

Total Credit Hours

24

 

 

Third: Elective courses (the student chooses two courses):  Applied Econometrics - International Economic Relations And Development - Economics Of Sustainable Development - Economic Policy - Economic Planning Methods - Economics Of Human Resources - Economics Of Finance – Environmental Economics - Economic History – Economics of Energy - Knowledge Economics - Feasibility Studies And Project Evaluation – Government Budget and Plan - Development Policies - Strategic Planning And Future Studies - Public Policies - International Finance - Spatial Planning And Local Development - Sectoral Planning and Development – cultural and Social Planning And Development – Environmental Planning and  Development - Governance And Development - Urban Planning And Development - Information Technology And Development - Entrepreneurship – International Development and Planning Issues - Dynamics Of Urban Planning – The system of Water, Food And Energy - Institutional Economics.

The Postgraduate Studies Committee at the Institute may change from one academic year to another the elective courses according to the vision of the academic centers, or add new courses to the list of elective courses, provided that they are approved

Program Semesters

Semester Courses

Title Aims Class Attachements URl
Principles of Macroeconomics This course aims to study macroeconomics in terms of its definition, methods of analysis and policies, then and the most important terms related to it. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Introduction to Economics; Basics to Economic Analysis; The basic economic concepts on the macro level; The product and Income Accounts; Aggregate Demand and Supply; Money Supply and Demand; Inflation and Unemployment; Balance of Payment and Exchange Rate; Economic Growth and Development first class Download
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Public Finance The course aims to provide the student with the public financial aspects related to the state in terms of its expenditures and revenues and the mechanisms used to record them, and prepare students to be familiar with the process of the government budget preparation . This goal is achieved through the student’s study of the following: Definition of Public Finance and its relation to Economics; the Definition of government budget – and the round of its preparations – and the principles that govern the government budgeting; Public revenues, and its main sources; the concept of taxation and its social and economic effects; the evolution of the public expenditures, and its different divisions; Sources to finance the government budget deficit; Public debt – its nature and justifications to depend on it; the Fiscal Policy and the Government budget in Egypt first class Download
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Managerial Economics This course mainly aims to introduce the student to the concepts of micro and macroeconomic theory that are directly related to administrative decisions, and to show how to benefit from the analysis of economic variables that affect administrative decision-making. This goal is achieved by studying the following: Basic Concepts; Economics of Management; the Demand theory based on the Market economy; Demand Analysis; Elasticity; Demand Estimation; Production theory; Costs theory; Pricing decision. first class Download
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National Accounts The course aims mainly to introduce the student to the principles of national accounting and its relation to the government budget. It also aims to enable students to define the national income and its measurements. This goal is achieved through the student’s study of the following: The basic economic concepts in the National accounting and its nature and functions; Similarities and Differences between National Accounting and the Accounting of the economic organizations; the relation between the accounting system and the Government budget; studying the Governmental accounts and the Government budgeting and their rounds, internal monitoring and different applications; studying the scientific basics of the Egyptian governmental accounting system; Applied Accounting methods and the extent to which they achieve the monitoring goals and the plans in addition to recommendations to develop these methods; the general context of National Accounting; methods to measure the National Income. first class Download
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Title Aims Class Attachements URl
Principles of Microeconomics The course aims to provide the student with the principles of the economic theory at the micro-economic level and to enable the student to identify the micro-economic agents and their behavior. This goal is achieved through Student study the following: Consumer Behavior Analysis and the Marginal Utility; Supply Curve; Market Equilibrium; Demand and Supply Elasticity; Production and Cost; Markets and their functions. second class Download
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Money and Banking This course aims to provide the student with a background on money, banks and financial markets and their theoretical and practical underpinnings. Moreover, the course enables the students to highlight the role played by the financial institutions; hence the student becomes aware of the monetary policies necessary to address economic problems of stagnation, unemployment, inflation, etc. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: What is Money? Historical Development / Functions; The concept, Types; The Monetary Systems; Money Demand; The Banking System; Money Supply; the Central Bank; Commercial Banks; Public Treasury; Monetary Policy. second class Download
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Mathematical Economics and Econometrics This course aims to introduce the student to the mathematical and statistical methods of data analysis, and this goal is achieved through: Matrices; Differential Equations; Integral Equations; Simple Linear Correlation; Multiple Correlation; Regression Analysis; Deductive Reasoning; Simultaneous Equation Models. second class Download
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Research Methodology The course aims to familiarize the student with scientific research methods, research sources and references, and acquire the skill of research techniques. This goal is achieved through: Concept and Importance of Scientific research; Research Ethics and the distinguished traits of a researcher; Stages and conditions of a scientific research; Scientific Research methods; Ways and Sources of Data collection; Methods of information presentation; Basis and Rules of Academic Writing; Scientific Referencing to the references and sources of research; Choosing and determining a research point to be a field to conduct a research; Preparing a comprehensive research proposal satisfying all the formal and objective conditions. second class Download
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Semester Courses

Title Aims Class Attachements URl
Microeconomic Theory (1) - Compulsory This course aims to address the basic principles of microeconomic theory that enables the student to understand and analyze economic issues at the micro level. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Demand and Supply; Applications on Demand and Supply models; Consumer Choice; Applications on the consumer theory; Firms and production; Costs of Production; Firms and Markets; Factors of Production markets; Game Theory and Nash Equilibrium; Uncertainty; Externalities and Public goods. thired class Download
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Economic Development - Compulsory This course mainly targets the student's study of the various development theories and their applications in addition to the development dilemmas facing the world. It also aims at determining all the international, regional and international parties involved in sustainable development. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Introduction to Economic Development; Theories of Economic Development; History of Economic Development; Measurements of Economic Development; Measurements and determinants of poverty; The poverty, growth and Inequality triangle; Human Capital and development; Markets, Networks and Social capital; Institutions, Governance and development; Culture, Social norms and development; Participation, democracy and development; Trade and Economic Development; International Development Aids; Economic Development Models. thired class Download
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Macroeconomic Theory (1) - Compulsory This course mainly aims to introduce the student to the main economic theories on the macro level that includes the national economy as a whole. This is to enhance the ability of the student to interpret macroeconomic theories and use them to solve problems. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: IS curve; the General Equilibrium and Macroeconomic Policies in a closed economy (IS-LM model); Open Market Economies (IS-LM-BP); Labor Market and Prices and wages determination (AD-AS model); Inflation and Philips curve; Monetary Policy; International Trade Theory; International economies and political transmission; The distribution theory and the political economy; Development theory; Economic crisis and the international disequilibrium thired class Download
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Semester Courses

Title Aims Class Attachements URl
Elective Course(2) forth class View
Macroeconomic Theory (2) – Compulsory This course mainly aims to address complex macroeconomic theories and models, their development and analysis in light of certainty and uncertainty, and to address the various aspects of criticism directed at those theories. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Consumption Theory in case of Certainty and Uncertainty; Investment Theory in case of Certainty and Uncertainty; Classical Monetary Models; New-Keynesian Monetary Models; Economic Growth Models; The Growth Model of the Neo-classicals and the dynamic programming; Criticism of Economic Theories; Mathematical Methods to New Dynamic Economies and their application. forth class View
Theories and Practices of Planning and Development - Compulsory This course mainly aims to introduce the student to the theories and methods of planning and the development. The course also aims to highlight an integrated methodological framework for the planning process, clarify short and long-term goals, and how to set the main steps of the planning process for all the economic sectors and to achieve the sustainable development process. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: The Concept of Economic System and its efficiency; The Social System and the Political system; Basis of Economic Systems disparities; Development theories and the evolution of the development thinking; Development Indices; Planning, Concept and Importance; The conditions of Effective Planning activities; Types of Planning; Main steps in the planning process; Analysis of the current situation with its problems and conditions; Recognition of future Prospects and their determinants; Determining the strategic vision and the national goals; Determining Policies and methods of implementation; The political and Legal accreditation of plan and monitoring its implementation; Putting Middle-run Goals; The Method of having Fixed Goals – The Method of having Optimal Goals; Fixed and Variable Goals; Methods of Planning; The Methods of Modeling on all levels (National- Sectoral- economic entities), The Importance of long-run Planning; Hard Examinations; Monitoring the plan implementation and the difference between monitoring and Controlling; Types of Monitoring, the responsible institutions and the requirements of an effective monitoring. forth class View
Microeconomic Theory (2) - Compulsory This course mainly targets the student's study of advanced microeconomic theories that deal with analysis at the firm and consumer level, maximizing utility and profit under uncertainty, in addition to various strategic interventions. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Theory of Consumer choices (Consumer Optimal Choice); Consumer Behavior and Demand Curve; Producer Theory; Utility maximization and cost minimization – Productive efficiency; The choice in the presence of uncertainty; The assumptions of rationality, continuity and independence in individual preferences; The General Equilibrium Theories; Welfare Economics (Pareto Efficiency and competitive equilibrium); Strategic Interventions; Asymmetric Information. forth class View

Semester Courses

Title Aims Class Attachements URl

Semester Courses

Title Aims Class Attachements URl
Institutional Economics This course aims to provide students with the basic knowledge of institutions’ theories, and types. This goal is achieved by studying the following: Introduction to Institutional Analysis; transaction cost; property rights theory ; contracts; institutional theories; the economic theory of the state; Trust, Societies and Culture; Institutions and economic development; political institutions and governance; states and markets; Institutional change. five class View
Applied Econometrics This course aims mainly to enable the student to use mathematical and econometric models to analyze and interpret economic data, as econometrics is one of the basic tools that estimate the components of economic theory and other sciences by giving them numerical estimates that bring them closer to reality. This course tends to combine economic theory with mathematical and statistical tools, by focusing on econometric modeling that the student can use to provide recommendations to decision makers. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Introduction to Econometrics; Simple Linear Regression; Multiple Linear Regression; Testing Significance of Explanatory Variables; Testing Significance of the Regression Model; Multicollinearity; Heteroscedasticity; Autocorrelation; Using Dummy Variables; Measuring Elasticity using Regression Model; Faults in Model Determination five class View
International Relations and Development This course aims mainly at providing the student with the basic concepts of contemporary international economic agreements and blocs and their relationship to the local and global development path, and to crystallize the importance of international trade relations and their impact on sustainable development issues. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: The Global Economic System; The development of International Trade and Capital Inflows; Structural Changes in International Trade and Capital Inflows; Economic Regional and International Blocs and Coalitions; Poverty, Global Inequality and Social Development; International Migration; The Global Economy and Free Trade; International Finance and Foreign Direct Investment; Work and Employment in the Global Economy. five class View
Economics of Sustainable Development This course mainly aims to introduce the student to contemporary sustainable development issues and their concept, and the associated economic, social and environmental policies, in addition to studying structural reform programs and their effects on development issues. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Economic Development Strategies and Models; Human Development and its relation to Economic Development; Methods to Finance Development; Human Development, Comprehensive Development and Sustainable Development; Economic Approaches to the new concepts of Sustainable Development; The Social Policies to attain sustainable development; The Environmental Policies to attain sustainable development; Programs of Economic Reform and Structural Adaptation and their reflection on inflation, unemployment and economic growth; Contemporary Issues in sustainable development. five class View
Economic Policy This course mainly aims to introduce the student to the various economic policies, their tools and the implications of using these tools in line with studying their impact on development goals’ achievements. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Definition to Economic Policy; Goals to Economic policy; Fiscal Policy; Applications on Fiscal Policy; Monetary Policy; Applications on Monetary policy; Trade Policy; Applications on Trade Policy; Motives to Economic Policy Effectiveness; Programs of Installation and Structural Adaptation: Goals & Effects; Sources to Finance Development; Applications of financing Development five class View
Economic Planning Methods This course aims to study the different methods of planning by introducing the student to the types, tools and methods of constructing and evaluating economic plans and different programming methods to achieve planning for economic development. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Economic Planning; Economic Plan; Input /Output Tables; Linear Programming; Analytical Models of Growth Strategies; Analytical Models of development Strategies; Analytical Models of Income Distribution Strategies; Analytical Models of Tackling Poverty Strategies five class View
Economics of Human Resources This course aims to study human development indicators, concepts of social justice, sustainable development, and human capital development in all aspects. It also allows the student to study and analyze the various experiences of strategic planning in the field of human resources. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Concepts of Human Development, Sustainable Human Development, Human Resources, Economics of Human Resources, Human Resources Competitiveness, Human Capital, Knowledge Capital; Human Development Key Performance Indices; Economics of Population and Labor Market; Economics of Education; Economics of continual Training and Developing skills and talents; Economics of Health; Economics of Knowledge, Creativity and developing the intellectual capital; Economics of Nutrition and Food Security; Environmental Economics and the quality of different lifestyles; Economics of Social Security, protection and social justice; Merging human development to the development strategy, medium-run and yearly development plans and government work programs; Experiences of Planning and Strategic Management to human development on the macro and micro levels. five class View
Economics of Finance This course aims at presenting monetary theories, evaluating the performance of the financial market, and defining the various sources of financing available to enterprises, whether they are internal in the form of shareholders’ rights or external in the form of bank borrowing, the stock market, or other sources. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Introduction to the Financial Sector and its tools; Portfolio Theory; Financial Sector Efficiency; Demand on Financial Assets and Liquidity; Pricing Models: Classical models of Asset Pricing – Random Models - Arrow-Debreu Pricing; Bonds Pricing and the structure of interest rates maturity; Evaluation of shareholders’ rights; Derivatives: Pricing and usage; Risk Management: Theory and Practice; Decision making in uncertainty; Insurance Economics; Financial Crisis 2008; Financial Technology (Fintech); International Finance five class View
Environmental Economics This course mainly aims to study contemporary environmental issues at the national and global levels and their various impacts, and to understand the analytical tools of environmental economics. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: Basic concepts and analytical tools of Environmental Economics; Basic Concepts of Environmental Economics; Studying the analytical tools of Environmental Economics; Studying the quality of the Environmental life; Environmental Issues on the National Level; Environmental Issues on the Global level five class View
Economic History This course mainly aims to study the economic development of societies and address the most prominent events that affected the path of economic development worldwide, in order to extract lessons learned for their application in the future. This goal is achieved through the student's study of the following: History of Industrialization before 1870; History of Industrialization after year 1970 and the first industrial revolution; Political institutions and the government role after the first industrial revolution; Demographic Transition; Capital Accumulation, technological advancement and the use of natural resources; The cultural and social results of the first industrial revolution; The Economic history in the period between the World Wars; The Economic improvements after the second world war and its implications; The forth industrial revolution and its economic and social implications five class View
Economics of Energy This course mainly aims to study issues and policies related to energy and sustainable development by introducing models of energy usage planning in addition to the economics of depleted resources. To achieve this goal, the student studies the following: Energy and Sustainable Development; Supply of Energy and Economics of Scarce resources; Demand on Energy and its consumption entities; Functions of the global oil market, the Customers of that Market and Energy Security; Theories of Sources of Energy pricing in the short-run and long-run and income elasticity; Energy Local Markets organization; International Experience; Models of Energy Planning; Requirements to apply models of energy planning; Risk and Markets management in the future; Energy, Climate Change and carbon trade; Energy Sufficiency Policies; Policies to stimulate renewable energy usage. five class View
Knowledge Economics This course aims at acquainting the student with the concepts of knowledge Economics, its importance and pillars, and to grasp the difference between the knowledge Economics and the knowledge-based economy, and the basic factors that ensures the success of the knowledge Economics. This goal is achieved by studying the following topics: The concept of the knowledge Economics; The difference between a traditional economics and knowledge Economics; characteristics of the knowledge Economics; the concept of a knowledge-based economy; the concept of knowledge-based society; pillars of the knowledge Economics; In addition to Learning and Training )Human Capital) ;Information structure ; Creativity; The Economic Incentive and the Institutional System; Measuring the performance Indices of Knowledge Economics; The economic key performance index; The index of economic incentives and the institutional system, in addition to case studies such as Scandinavia and Asia and the case of Egypt five class View
Feasibility Studies and Project Evaluation This course aims to deepen the student's understanding of the various economic, social, environmental and financial aspects of feasibility studies and project evaluation. It also aims to familiarize the student with the scientific bases of projects’ economic feasibility studies, especially the foundations of project-related costs and returns analysis. This goal is achieved by studying: the meaning of the project, its lifecycle, and the reciprocal relationship with development plan ;the technical part to prepare projects; the Project place and size and virtual maturity ;Technology and methods of production ;the time table of implementation/ cost estimation of the project; the Costs of investment projects ;Taxes, fees and the international and local component of the project; Inflation and depreciation and debt burdens ; Financial analysis and economic analysis ;Indirect costs and benefits of projects ; Price corrections to productive resources, and for the traded and non-traded goods ;The cash inflows and the economic profit of the project ;The criteria of economic evaluation of the project ;Economic profit distribution on the beneficiaries. five class View
Government Budget and Plan The course aims mainly to deepen the student's understanding of the government’s budget ,its importance and the principles of budgeting, This goal is achieved by studying the following topics: Government budgeting (The concept ,Importance, Principles and goals ), Types of Budgeting ) Budgeting items – Programs and performance budgeting – zero-based budgeting), in addition to International Experiences ;The Egyptian government Budget and the different roles of authorities; Principles and basis of financial decentralization ; Analysis of Budgets and the government’s plan to development ; Analyzing the government budget proposal; The relation between the annual plan and the government budget. five class View
Development Policies This course aims to acquaint the students with different policies related to development. This goal is achieved by covering the following items: financial markets; monetary policy (concept, importance and tools); wages, price and productivity policies; economics of population and labour force; evaluating economic policies using general equilibrium models; The development strategy and the fundamentals of its success; The economic, social, environmental and regional dimensions of building strategies; development policies and their implementation mechanisms; institutional framework and governance; In addition to analyzing the sustainable development strategy: Egypt's Vision 2030; Comparison between the developmental experience of Egypt with other countries. five class View
Strategic Planning and Future Studies This course aims to acquaint the students with the strategic management and strategic thinking. Thus, be able to evaluate and apply strategic control; perceiving the relationship between future studies, sustainable development and long-term planning. This goal is achieved by studying: the concept of strategy, strategic planning, and strategic management, and strategic trend in light of competition. The external and internal environment of an entity; identifying and evaluating the various strategic alternatives and choosing the most appropriate one using quantitative tools (QSP - GS - BCG - SPACE - SWOT matrices), as well as formulating the strategy (models, variables and levels); Evaluating organizations in the era of globalization; The relationship of future studies to sustainable development and long-term planning; the roles of planning entities: government agencies, civil society and the private sector. five class View
Public policies This course aims at introducing the students to the field of comparative public policies by presenting different theories and methods, in addition to discussing many policies in various fields and Egyptian sectors to identify the similarities and differences in these policies. This goal is achieved by studying the following: The meaning of public policies and their objectives; public policy approaches and methodologies; analysis of public opinion trends; public policy making; analysis and evaluation of public policies; Preparing policy briefs and studying international public policy models; Public policies in Egypt. five class View
International Finance This course aims to introduce the student to basic concepts in international finance such as bonds, stocks and financial intermediaries; to enhance their ability to analyze financial performance and make appropriate financial decisions. This goal is achieved by studying the following: analyzing the performance of securities and portfolios, types of bonds and their pricing methods; yield curve analysis and its various theories; The role of the yield curve in predicating some economic variables; stock; financial derivatives and evaluating their role; The concept of market efficiency, Speculations and arbitrage in financial markets; Inflows Analysis; The Analysis of Causes and Effects of contemporary financial and monetary crisis and ways to fix them. five class View
Spatial Planning and Local Development This course aims to introduce the student to spatial planning and its impact on development plans. This goal is achieved by studying the following: Spatial planning mechanisms; spatial planning applications; The spatial dimension in development plans; modern technologies and spatial planning; GIS and spatial planning; Balanced spatial planning and development; Local development and regional planning; Analytical tools of regional planning; local management and local finance; Methods of preparing and managing the regional plan five class View
Sectoral Planning and Development This course aims to introduce the students to the importance of agricultural and industrial planning and its relevance to development. This goal is achieved by studying the following: Planning in the agricultural sector; Requirements, tools and obstacles for preparing agricultural development plans; monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of agricultural development plans; planning in the industrial sector; Requirements and tools of preparing industrial development plans and their obstacles; monitoring and evaluation of implementing industrial development plans; planning in the service sectors; Requirements for preparing sectoral development plans; services and their limitations; Tools for preparing service sector development plans; monitoring and evaluating the implementation of plans for the development of the service sectors; The interrelationships between the different sectors of the Egyptian economy. five class View
Social and Cultural Planning and Development This course aims to introduce the student to the link between social and cultural development and other development issues. This goal is achieved by studying the following: The basics of community development; the social norm system; Social Justice; cultural development; media and social media networks; smart knowledge societies; Creative industries, as well as social and cultural development issues such as youth empowerment, citizenship, and the most favored groups - people with disabilities; Illegal immigration and child labor. five class View
Environmental Planning and Development This course aims to acquaint the students with the concepts of environmental management and link it to environmental planning; to develop students' skills in dealing with environmental and global issues. This goal is achieved by studying the following: Environmental management and environmental planning; assessment of the environmental impacts of projects; the environmental impacts of development plans; Natural and environmental resources; In addition to the economics of the environment and natural resources. five class View
Governance and Development This course aims to acquaint students with concepts of governance and its relationship to development by referring international experiences in governance. This goal is achieved by studying the following: definitions and types of governance; Political ,Economic, Social, and Corporate Governance; governance philosophy and objectives; governance principles; levels of governance; governance implementation challenges; governance indicators; key players in governance; The role of governance in development; governance, transparency and anti-corruption; governance and administrative reform; In addition to studying international experiences in governance. five class View
Urban Planning and Development This course aims to provide students with the baseline of urban planning and its relevance to development. This goal is achieved by studying the following: urban planning theories; contemporary and future patterns of urban planning; foundations and elements of urban planning; The mechanism of preparing urban plans; Methodology for preparing planning standards for public services and public utilities; methodologies for defining urban strategies and plans; Mechanism for monitoring and measuring the performance of urban plans; Obstacles to the implementation of urban plans; Urban Planning and the Environment. five class View
Information Technology and Development This course aims to provide students with the baseline of the updated modern technologies and its relevance to development. This goal is achieved by studying the following: The updated information technology and development through studying digital economy and digital society; information technology and digital society; IT infrastructure; IT quantification; In addition to studying the modern technologies used in development, the Internet of Things ; Cloud Computing ; big data analysis; Artificial intelligence ; IT applications in development; The digital future (concerns and challenges). five class View
Entrepreneurship This course aims to acquaint student with entrepreneurship and develop creative and innovative skills in preparing a business plan for entrepreneur project. This goal is achieved by studying the following: Entrepreneurship concepts; entrepreneurship and small projects; generate ides for entrepreneurial projects; Entrepreneurship and development projects; Problems facing entrepreneurial projects; effectiveness of entrepreneurial projects’ activities; The external business environment for entrepreneurial projects; technological environment for entrepreneurial projects; Creativity and innovation in entrepreneurship, in addition to preparing work plans for the entrepreneurial project. five class View
International Development and Planning Issues This course aims to introduce the student to planning and international development issues and to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to analyze the situation on the international arena. This goal is achieved by studying the following: The global economy and trade liberalization; global political economy; industrial competitiveness and global transformation; international finance and foreign direct investment; work and employment in the global economy; poverty, global inequality and social development; international migration; environmental security and sustainable peace; gender planning in developing societies; Leadership in global development; human rights and development. five class View
Dynamics of Urban Planning This course aims to provide the student with the necessary knowledge to address urban planning problems through comparative studies and practical cases. This goal is achieved by studying the following: patterns of urban development; Analyzing the effects of urban development on development; urban planning analysis methods; urban land economics and public policy; Future cities and the smart growth;economic principles of building comprehensive urban models; Introductions to urban planning dynamics based on spatial networks; Applications to the basics of Urban planning dynamics on the basic planning elements; sustainable urban development; Comparative studies and practical cases. five class View
The System of Water, Food and Energy This course aims to provide students with baseline of water, food and energy system and the role of the interconnected approach of this system in achieving sustainable development goals. This goal is achieved by studying the following: determinants of increased demand on natural resources; Estimates of the increased demand of energy, water and food by 2030; the interdependence of water, energy and food systems; The United Nations goals to the International Development after 2015 to food, water and energy sectors, The importance of the interrelation between water, food and energy to achieve sustainable development goals. five class View