DRG Training

e-Learning Courses

USAID's DRG Bureau welcomes you to its library of e-Learning modules. All modules can be accessed by clicking on the titles below or through the DRG Curriculum on USAID University (for internal use only). Most e-Learning modules are also available on the USAID website.

  • Introduction to Anti-Corruption Concepts and Considerations


    Note: This module is only available to USAID. Define corruption, how it plays out, and why Understand USAID’s approach to addressing corruption Recognize how corruption interferes with a country’s development and with USAID’s work across sectors

  • Concepts and Considerations of Decentralization


    Define decentralization and why it matters Learn where power and responsibilities come from Understand the coordination between different levels of government

  • Introduction to Parliaments and National Legislatures

    Congressional hearing

    Learn the fundamentals of parliamentary and legislative bodies Describe the components and roles that keep parliaments functioning Understand vulnerabilities and how parliaments can be used to support non-democratic governments.

  • Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct: Accountability


    Explain USAID's Counter Trafficking in Persons (C-TIP) Code of Conduct Learn your responsibilities under the USAID C-TIP Code of Conduct Understand appropriate actions to take in possible human trafficking situations

  • Exploring the Universe of Internet Freedom

    internet freedom - computer keyboard

    Recognize how development programming can facilitate a free internet Understand causes and impacts of key threats to internet freedom Learn key terminology

  • Facilitating People-Centered Justice Through Rule of Law Assistance


    Learn how People-Centered Justice (PCJ) applies to USAID programming Explain why PCJ matters to the USAID development agenda and how PCJ relates to other sectoral challenges Apply a PCJ approach to address rule of law challenges

  • An Immersive Journey Through Political Economy Analysis (PEA)

    Politics using scrabble

    Gain a better understanding of PEA Make your programming more feasible and better tailored to a particular context Make design choices to shape an applied political economy analysis

  • Commissioning and Interpreting Surveys in DRG: Do's and Don'ts

    Person doing paper survey

    Note: This module is only available to USAID. Understand when a survey would be valuable for decision making Determine the quality of surveys and survey data Interpret survey results when reviewing deliverables

  • Inclusive Development

    People gathered around chatting

    Understand USAID policies, definitions, principles, tools and concepts to inclusive development Develop and enhance a commitment to using an inclusive development approach in programs.

  • Conflict Sensitive AID

     Kenyan youth marching to elevate community cohesion networks before general elections in March 2013.

    Identify the fundamentals of conflict and violence prevention, and peacebuilding Summarize the connection between conflict sensitivity, peacebuilding, and development Identify the key elements of the Do No Harm framework

  • Do No Harm

    Do No Harm

    In this e-learning module, the content focuses on the former and is designed to help USAID colleagues and partners ensure that their efforts to help protect LGBTI people from violence, discrimination, stigma, and criminalization do not have harmful consequences.

  • DRG Fundamentals

    Group of people voting

    Note: This module is only available to USAID. Learn about how we measure democracy and understand authoritarianism Understand key concepts in DRG sub sectors including civil society and governance Uncover opportunities to integrate DRG and use evidence in DRG programming.