Executive Education Series

Starting 2021, IIDS in affiliation with Tribhuvan University (TU) has started a high quality, five-weeks certification program with courses that offer students, professionals and practicioners with cutting edge policy knowledge and a certificate from TU, without the time commitment that traditional degree programs demand. IIDS in collaboration with TU will be providing five such courses in a year.

Upcoming Courses


Completed Course

Men and Masculinity

  • Affiliation with: Department of Gender Studies, TU

  • Date: 24July, 2023 - 25 August, 2023

  • Certification day: TBD

  • Facilitator: Assistant Prof. Dr. Neeti Aryal Khanal

  • Moderator: Dr. Sucheta Pyakural

  • Interactive sessions with: Hon. Dr. Bimala Rai Paudyal, Mr.Bishwo B. Dulal 'Aahuti', Ms. Lora Krishnamurthy prabhu, Dr. Sanjeev Uprethy, Mr. Dil Bhusan Pathak

  • Course fee: NPR 30,000 per person (includes course materials)

          Course topics and theme

Mainstreaming Gender Perspective in Policies and Programs

  • Affiliation with: Department of Gender Studies, TU

  • Date: February 8, 2021 - March 12, 2021

  • Certification day: March 26, 2021

  • Facilitator: Prof. Dr. Chandra Bhadra, Prof. Emerita TU Department of Gender Studies

  • Interactive sessions with: Ms. Chandani Joshi, Prof. Dr. Chaitanya Mishra, Mr. Madhu Marasini and Mr. Gyanendra Bajracharya

  • Participants: 20 high caliber professionals enrolled

  • Course fee: NPR 20,000 per person (includes course materials)

          Course topics and theme

Gender and Leadership 

  • Affiliation with: Department of Gender Studies, TU
  • Date: January 17 to February 18, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Monday, Wednesday & Friday)
  • Location: Zoom meetings
  • Facilitator: Gender and Organizational Behavior Expert Professor Dr. Sucheta Pyakuryal.
  • Interactive Sessions: 
    • Chandani Joshi
    • Sushila Karki
    • Reshu Aryal Dhungana
    • Ms. Shyam B. Shrestha
    • Lora Krishnamurthy Prabhu
  • Participants: 24 high caliber professionals enrolled
  • Course fee: NPR 30,000 per person (includes course materials, IIDS alumni network opportunities, unlimited campus library access, MOTH initiative priority and access to IIDS clubhouse!)