This course will empower participants to understand the entire project planning and management cycle and enable participant to acquire timely and responsive skills to effectively and efficiently manage the implementation of projects/programmes and ensure that the projects/programmes are consistent and deliver as per expected results.


Course Code
PPM

Course duration
2 Weeks

When is the Course

1st to 12th May 2017
2nd to 13th October 2017

 


Course Objectives

This 2 weeks training aims at empowering participants to understand the entire project planning and management cycle and enable participant to acquire timely and responsive skills to effectively and efficiently manage the implementation of projects/programmes and ensure that the projects/programmes are consistent and deliver as per expected results. 


Course Content

Introduction to Project Cycle Management

Problem Tree/Stakeholder Analysis

Theory of Change and Logical Framework Approach

Project risk management and  Budgeting

Writing a Project Proposal

Monitoring and Evaluation processes in the project

Project reporting 

Roles and Responsibilities of the Project Manager

Managing Project Teams

Managing Difficult People

Effective Communication Skills in Managing Projects 

Managers Self-motivation

Conflicts Management 

 

Learning Outcome

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

Define what is project planning and management

Design a project using participatory tools such as problem tree and stakeholder analysis

Explain and design a theory of change

Design and appreciate the role of a logframe in project planning 

Describe the different phases in the life of a project

Write a logical and convincing  project proposal

Acquire the takeoff skills for  effective project management

Understand the relevant tools vital for managing projects and project teams

Coach and mentor project staff positively and coherently to contribute to the project implementation process. 

Ensure effective communication channels and information flow with all stakeholders in the project

Lead the project team in monitoring & evaluation processes & closure of the project

Manage staff, donor contracts, donor reporting and donor relations.

 

Target Group
Practitioners working in civil society organizations, government and private sector development agencies, supervisors or coordinators of projects/programmes.

Fee for the Course
Tuition Fee (2 weeks) US$700
Full board in a single room(meals & Accomodation) US$1038 (two weeks)
Full board in a shared room(meals & Accomodation) US$752 (two weeks)
Hostel Quard plus Meal per week US$192 (two weeks)
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