Short Courses

This is the list of short courses to be offered at MS TCDC for the year 2017, some of these course dates are to be scheduled at the course of the year, click the course of your interest for more details and apply.

1 Week
The course aims at creating a space for promoting and sharing of experiences by the wider R-A and accountability practitioners within the AAI federation as a basis for documentation of best practices in accountability work.
1 Week
The overall course objective is to enhance the capacity of development practitioners in using evidence to carry out collective actions, advocacy and campaigns for improving public service delivery.
1 Week
Participants will acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes on how to advance realization of human rights at the local and national level.
1 Week
This course aims to introduce participants to the principles of a rights-based approach to Policy Analysis and policy influencing through evidence based advocacy tools and processes.
1 Week
This Course intends to to strengthen the capacity of small holder farmers, farmer federations, civil society and women’s organizations to engage with the government.
1 Week
This course will enhance the capacity of communities in carrying out collective actions, advocacy and campaigns for improving public service delivery.
1 Week
The overall objective of the course is to equip participants with skills and knowledge in designing, managing and evaluation training and capacity support interventions in development work.
1 Week
This training will help participants to acquire skills and knowledge which will help them identify best practice, to identify and describe the lessons learned and document key achievements from programming to influence policy.
1 Week
This course will enhance capacity of participants to understand and use budgets as an advocacy tool to enable communities of the poor and excluded people to demand greater economic justice.
1 Week
The overall aim of the course is to make boards more effective and productive in the way they manage their organizations and institutions. The objective of the course is to enhance ability of participants to effectively increase the functioning and performance of their boards.
1 Week
The overall course objective is to equip participants with relevant knowledge and skills in engaging in meaningful electoral processes that ensure meaningful democracy for citizens.
6 weeks
This is a joint program which invites East African students to participate in a join training with students from Via University on fundamental issues on public health
1 Week
Participants to this course will be able to mainstream and practice feminist leadership principles in professional and personal life
1 Week
This course is designed to equip participants with the financial management tools to enhance your financial acumen, decision making and business strategy management effectiveness.
1 Week
The overall course objective is to enhance the capacity of participants in attracting and retaining long term donor support through effective fundraising and management of donor relations.
1 Week
This training will help participants to understanding the current position and situation of women and youth in society in light of leadership, assess the challenges and opportunities for women in leadership
1 Week
In a rights based context, this course will equip participants with knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for appreciating the concepts of human rights and understands the intersection between gender, rights and women rights violations on the basis of their gender identity and how this impacts on their position in society.
1 Week
Participants will acquire knowledge and practical skills about GRPS and how to engage government to design and provide public services that are gender responsive.
1 Week
This course seeks to introduce to, and acquaint participants with core concepts and elements of ActionAid’s HRBA Programming Framework.
1 Week
The course is aiming at equipping participants with skills to plan and manage cost effective impact evaluation.
1 Week
This innovative course is designed to create awareness, stimulate critical thinking and to inspire leadership to manage change, while ensuring that demands to provide for the current lifestyles does not compromise the needs of future generations.
1 Week
This course aims at enabling the participants to acquire knowledge, attitudes and skills for managing the facilitation of change processes that improve the performance of individuals, groups and organizations.
1 Week
Leaders and managers will be empowered to become more proficient in solving performance problems by developing employee capabilities using the concept of coaching and mentoring.
1 Week
The course aims at creating a sustainable leadership pipeline/capacity within organizations, which will be supported by robust performance management processes so as to identify potential leadership talent
1 Week
The overall objective of the course is to equip participants with skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for effective and systematic monitoring and evaluation of development programs and projects.
1 Week
The overall objective of the course is to equip participants with skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for effective and systematic monitoring and evaluation of development programs and projects.
1 week
The overall objective of the course is to equip participants with skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for managing quantitative data and for doing Quantitative M&E data analysis using SPSS package.
3 Weeks
The overall objective of the course is to equip participants with skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for effective and systematic monitoring and evaluation of development programs and projects.
1 Week
The overall objective of the course is to equip participants with knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for conducting effective monitoring and evaluation for governance programmes.
1 Week
The overall objective of the course is to create a reflection space and platform for promoting and sharing of experiences by the experienced monitoring and evaluation practitioners
6 weeks
This is a joint program which invites East African students to participate in a join training with students from Via University on fundamental issues of the local educational context.
1 Week
The overall objective of the course is enable participants acquire knowledge and skills to create effective learning mechanisms, ensure project continuity, manage multiple projects, replicate and scale up best practices from pilot projects
2 Weeks
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.
1 Week
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.
1 Week
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.
1 Week
The course aims at enhancing the capacity of activists to address the growing global phenomenon of shrinking civic and political space whereby state and non-state actors are increasingly becoming intolerant of civil engagement, citizens expressions and advocacy and campaigns towards effecting [causing] social change.
1 Week
This Course will focus on how democracy audit and quality of governance affect accountability work, explain the key concepts and definitions of social accountability.
1 Week
This course will equip participants with relevant knowledge and skills when engaging with poor and marginalized people so that they act for themselves; in making informed decisions and in fulfilling their civic responsibilities interdependently and independently.
1 Week
The course aims to give practising and potential managers and supervisors a foundation for their formal development. It seeks to build essential knowledge and skills required for effective performance in the supervisory role.
1 Week
This course aims at developing basic skills which include problem solving and decision-making, planning, meeting management, delegation, communications, managing yourself and the role of supervision to leaders and managers in order to be effective in their organizations and their lives.
1 Week
The course is set to equip participants with knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for conducting effective fiscal policy advocacy and campaign for just and fair tax systems.
1 Week
This course will enhance training competences of associate trainers within the framework