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Culturally Sensitive Interventions and Project Management

Main topics: project management, entrepreneurship & innovation, planning and mapping tools.

Learning outcomes

In the course of the sixth semester, the student achieves the following learning outcomes:


  • Explain project management concepts including the project cycle, principles of social
    entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Describe how partnerships, networks and funding mechanisms function
  • Describe methods and standards for quality assurance and quality development of interventions and
    reflect on their use
  • Identify and pursue areas of interest and professional development to sharpen professional identity
    and employability


  • Initiate and form partnerships with relevant project partners and institutions
  • Keep an update and give examples of and reflect on the profession’s use of information and
    communication technology
  • Compare and justify the use of multiple planning and mapping tools to design projects and
    interventions considering contextual and structural factors’ influence on healthy living
  • Develop, manage and assess culturally sensitive and sustainable interventions
  • Consider the individuals’ and communities’ own resources, to the largest extent possible when
    integrating information – and communication- and welfare technology
  • Manage the use of relevant study- and working methods when initiating and participating in
    innovation-and development-oriented work
  • Formulate project proposals
  • Demonstrate deepened knowledge and relevant methods within selected areas of interest and professional development


  • Design and evaluate context-sensitive solutions and intervention tools
  • Initiate and assess capacity building with the aim to strengthen individuals, groups and communities
    to act on determinants that negatively influence health
  • Assess the intercultural and ethical aspects of projects and interventions
  • Reflect on own professional identity in relation to the tasks and responsibilities of the profession in
    an organisational, administrative and societal perspective, being an actor in the respective health
    care system
  • Independently take on the responsibility to initiate and advocate innovative, ethical, and sustainable
    solutions within global nutrition and health
  • Manage and independently take on the responsibility to develop, implement and evaluate sustainable food and health interventions in institutional, local and national environments
  • Independently prioritise efforts based on individuals’ risk profiles with focus on best possible use of
    resources in the health care system
  • Link acquired knowledge and methods to professional challenges and development within the
    selected field