MDI Academy 2022 – the supplementary application round is now underway!

Due to the Covid-19 situation, we had to postpone the start of the new MDI Academy term. Now, however, we are launching the Academy and have opened a supplementary application round for our regional development training.

Apply by Friday 28.1. by 16.00! We will send a message to those selected for the MDI Academy in early February. In the application round during 2021, we received several great applicants, with the selected students having been personally notified of their selection.

Apply now by filling out the form: https://q.surveypal.com/MDI-Akatemia-II-taydennyshaku

MDI Academy – networks, knowledge and new ideas

The MDI Academy is a training programme for regional developers launched in 2020 that supports the work of public administration and its developers and management partners. The training is aimed specifically at the municipal expert and management sector, municipal business companies, provinces, industry interest groups and regional administration experts. The educational content provides a comprehensive and relevant picture of current issues in regional development.

The Academy includes four modules that help participants gain new knowledge, insights and networks. The themes discussed at the Academy include urban and rural development, skills and competences, innovations, regional vitality and the use of knowledge in regional development. The Academy includes e.g. Innovation BootCamp, discussions, webinar, study tour and graduation ceremony.

Read more about MDI Academy at www.mdi.fi/akatemia  

A sustainable green transition is achieved by investing in the diversity of RDI activities – the AGDA project continues to work on this theme

AGDA is a Nordic development project funded by the Nordic Gender Equality Fund (NIKK). The project focuses on the opportunities that a greater focus on diversity and inclusion could create in the RDI-field, particularly in respect of green transition.

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MDI leads the co-creative process of developing, piloting and sharing practices for wellbeing in Sustainable Cities

The challenge bundle work is the cross-cutting co-development of the “Sustainable City” programme, co-ordinated by the Ministry of the Environment, with the aim of producing and sharing information, knowledge and solutions to the challenges linking cities’ management and practice in the area of leading work towards sustainability. The work produces concrete development measures, new ways of doing things and peer learning.

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A new project funded by the Ministry of Agriculture will explore multi-locality from the point of view of companies and their employers: is place-independence becoming the future norm of successful companies?

Although remote working and place-independent work have already been examined extensively from both the public administration implications and individual perspectives,…

Read more A new project funded by the Ministry of Agriculture will explore multi-locality from the point of view of companies and their employers: is place-independence becoming the future norm of successful companies?