Online courses

Essentials of anti-corruption II: Development programming

4-week, expert-led course. Learn practical knowledge about corruption and anti-corruption in development programming. Apply principles of anti-corruption programming to a programming area of your choice.


Facilitated, expert-led course.

Free of charge.

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.


4 weeks.

Participants should anticipate a time investment between 2 to 3 hours per week over the duration of the course. Support from U4 advisers and affiliated experts is available.


9 November – 6 December 2020

Who can apply

U4 online courses are primarily for U4 partner staff and their guests. Partner staff can sign up directly, see below.

We also accept applicants from NGOs and multilateral organisations who collaborate with the U4 partner agencies. If this applies to you, please ensure that you get a nomination from your contact person in the U4 partner agency sent by e-mail to . Please include your name, position and organisation with a note on your professional background and why you think you can benefit from this course.

We regret that we cannot accommodate applicants who have no direct relevance to the U4 partners' work.

What you'll learn

  • Understanding corruption: why theory is important
  • Diagnosing corruption challenges
  • Programming considerations
  • Programming in practice

Questions about the course? Contact our course coordinator, Vera Devine.

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I’m responsible for this course

Vera Devine

Senior Adviser and Online Course Coordinator