Language of Instruction

English and French are the 2 languages of instruction in our training workshops.


We have a pool of well trained instructors with many years of practical experience dedicated to teaching and imparting knowledge to participants. Not only are our participants provided with detailed workbooks and handouts to accompany each course, but our experienced educators assist each participant in developing an individual action plan that directly relates to training received to the individual’s work environment. This has enabled participants to see another perspective of development, especially, one from the developed world. The list of instructors includes the following:

G. Kelly, Ph.D:

As advisor to foreign governments, Dr. Kelly has worked with or for the Asian Development Bank, USAID, the IMF, TACI, the World Bank, UNDP and German and French technical assistance to effect reforms in trade and investment, banking, finance, competition policy, bankruptcy, and editor rights, privatization, SME, development and other areas of reflecting the intersection of law and economic policy. Mr. Kelly teaches course on Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility, Trade, Third World Debt, Globalization, and The Art of Negotiations in Business management.

E. Person: MS:

Mr. Person has held various positions including Director for Administration/Manhattan Psychiatric Center and Manhattan Children’s Psychiatric center, Associate Director of Kings County Hospital, Administrative Assistant of New York University Medical Center: Assistant Business Officer of Brooklyn Development Center, Adjunct Instructor at College Violence Program. Mr. Person teaches courses on Best Practices on Human Resource Management and Conflict management at Hetta Institute for International Development

D. Davis, MS:

Mr. Darwin M. Davis is a servant /leader in the NYC nonprofit sector with more than 40 years experience; serving the past 25 years as the Executive Director or the President and CEO of Black Agency Executives, The Human Services Council, The New York Urban League and Black Equity Alliance. In each of these positions he has collaborated with Boards of Directors, hired and led executive management teams, raised funds, advocated with constituents and represented each institution in public forums. Mr. Davis has also shared these experiences as an Adjunct Professor and/or Coach at The Bernard Baruch University, Hunter College of Social Work, The City College of New York, The New School University, Bernard Baruch’s, School of Public Affairs, National Urban Fellows Programs, Columbia University’s Institute for Nonprofit Management and The City College of New York’s inaugural Certificate Program in Non Profit Management; thus helping next generation leaders acquire the necessary skills to be successful. He teaches courses on Leadership development at Hetta Institute for International Development.

J. N. Morfaw, MBA, PMP:

Mr. John Morfaw is a Freelance Project Management / Sustainable Development Consultant by career. He is based in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. He holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and a Graduate Professional Certificate in Project Management from Penn State University. John Morfaw is a published author with many books. He is a well-seasoned, experienced, disciplined and highly-motivated Project Management, Sustainable Development, and Business Analysis professional with practical knowledge and experience on a wide range of projects both in the public and private sectors. Mr. Morfaw is a course facilitator with the African Center for Research and Training in Public Administration and Management (CAFRAD), Tangier, Morocco; Hetta Institute for International Development (HIID), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, and , the International Law Institute (ILI), Washington, DC, USA. He is also a member of the International Society of Sustainability professionals (ISSP), and the Project Management Institute.

S. Atteh, Ph.D:

Dr. Atteh is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Hetta Institute for International Development (HIID) based in phoenix, Arizona, USA. Dr. Atteh has a wide range of practical experience in Project Development and Management. He has been working on international development for 30 years plus. His research interests focus on formal education, poverty reduction, and global environmental policies. He has successfully supervised and implemented development projects in more than 30 African countries.