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Building a Community of Practice for Electronic Governance

This resource is a module-based course that is a part of a series of courses on e-government. The course introduces the UNeGov.net initiative with discussions on its rationale, objectives, activities and future directions. UNeGov.net aims to build a Community of Practice for developing, sharing and applying concrete solutions for Electronic Governance focusing on developing countries. UNeGov.net will bring together experts and practitioners from government, academia, industry and civil society in areas related to Electronic Governance.

Ontology, Semantic Web and Electronic Government

This resource is a module-based course that is a part of a series of courses on e-government. This course aims to provide a basic understanding of web technologies and principles in electronic governance applications. Discussions are focused on the concept of Ontologies and the Semantic web. This course also provides solutions for electronic governance applications involving information exchange using current technologies.

Structures and Processes for Implementing and Operating Electronic Governance

This resource is a module-based course that is a part of a series of courses on e-government. The course deals with the importance of organizational change in management and processes to achieve effective application of information and communication technology (ICT) in the context of e-governance. Main topics include: change management; strategic operations management; performance management; business process reengineering; implementing strategies; and structural change.

The United Nations University - International Institute for Software Technology Courses on e-Government

There are six e-government courses hosted on the UNU OpenCourseware Portal. Downloads are in pdf and zip formats. For each course, there is a course description and objectives, and information about the professor who developed the course. There is also the option of downloading the entire course or the specific modules.

The courses available are: