Project Planning and Management: Contemporary Tools and Practices

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

28th January to 8thFebruary 2019

20th to 31st May 2019

9th to 20th September 2019


Course Objectives

To enable participants 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. 

*Participants have options to attend PPM1 ,PPM 2 or both when filling the appliction form. In order to be accepted on PPM 2, participants will need to show prior learning experience corresponding to PPM 1


Course Content

Week 1:

  • 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 progress reporting 

Week 2:

  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Project Manager
  • Managing Project Teams
  • Managing Difficult People and Situations
  • Effective Communication Skills in Managing Projects 
  • Managers Self-motivation
  • Conflicts Management 

Learning Outcome:

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

  • 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 the private sector.

Fee for the Course
Tuition Fee $700 for 2 weeks and $350 per week
Full board in a single room(meals & Accomodation) $1038 for 2 weeks and $471 per week
Full board in a shared room(meals & Accomodation) $752 for 2 weeks and $339 per week
Hostel Quard plus Meal per week $192 for two weeks and $87 per week
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