Between now and 2030, the mobile industry will bring billions of people and things online, helping to enrich the lives of citizens around the world and deliver on the sustainable development goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations. The SDGs serve as the world’s to-do list to end poverty, reduce inequalities and tackle climate change.
This course offers practical advice and case studies to help governments understand how they can harness the power of mobile in their efforts to achieve national sustainable development target
• Gain critical insights into the impact of the mobile industry on sustainable development, including the powerful effect it has on the activities of other industries.
• Understand the policy frameworks and regulatory levers needed to maximise the impact of mobile on the implementation of national SDGs action plans.
Course Completion Certificates
All of our courses are certified by the UK Telecoms Academy (UKTA) and can be used as evidence of professional development.
To qualify for a course completion certificate, students need to view all the course sessions and complete a short final project. Students are also strongly encouraged to take part in weekly live chat sessions and to discuss the course content on the Course Forum.
Role of mobile in achieving the SDGs
Enabling mobile technology for the SDGs
Mobile-enabled services and the SDGs (Part 1)
Mobile-enabled services and the SDGs (Part 2)
Mobile-enabled services and the SDGs (Part 3)
Mobile-enabled services and the SDGs (Part 4)
Current impact of mobile on the SDGs