Course Title: COMPREHENSIVE COURSE ON PROJECT CYCLE MANAGEMENT

Course Date Location Course fee: Click to Register (Group)
Start Date: 28/11/2022 End Date: 02/12/2022 Nairobi, Kenya $ 1,000 Register as Individual Register for Online Training Register as a Group

INTRODUCTION

This programme is designed to equip participants with knowledge of planning a project, program its activities, design and implement its follow-up system. This comprehensive course provides fast-track training on all phases of the project cycle management: From needs assessment, through planning (analysis and design) to monitoring the implementation of the project. 

Participants are first introduced to the Results-Based Management (RBM) approach and its application in project management. Then, participants are working through the project planning and activities programming steps. The main tool used is the logical framework. It provides a structured model for identifying expected results as well as the activities and inputs needed to accomplish them. 

The course also provides additional techniques and tools to analyze problems, identify stakeholders, define results to be achieved in line with population’s needs and program human, financial and logistic resources in an efficient way. Furthermore, the course shed light on project cycle management in crisis situation. Finally, participants discuss how to design and implement a proper monitoring system.

The course can be offered as in-person or online. In online training, the trainer maintains the same level of interaction as in an in-person course. Personalized post-course support is available for a period of six months after the course

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive Certificate of Participation.

 

 DURATION

5 Days

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course will benefit practitioners who are new to project management, or have experience but haven’t had the opportunity to follow a comprehensive basic training course yet. In particular:

·      Project/Programme managers

·      Project/Programme coordinators

·      Key field staff involved in project management

·      Managers supervising project planning and implementation

·      People who wish to join the non-for-profit sector

·      Consultants working with NGOs

 

KEY BENEFITS

At the end of the course, participants are able to:

  • Think along results based management and strategic project planning. 
  • Undertake a needs assessment.
  • Plan (analyse and design), implement and monitor a project following the results-based management/Logical framework approach and using its tools with a focus on the logical framework matrix. 

COURSE PROGRAMME

Module 1: Needs Assessment Phase

·      Aim and process of a needs assessment

·      Participatory approach: Methods, techniques and tools 

·      Needs assessment in crisis situation

Module 1: Results-Based Management (RBM) and Project Cycle Management (PCM)

·      Results-based management concept and logic, results chain

·      Project cycle management phases

·      Project cycle management in development and a crisis situation

Module 3: Planning phase: Analysis and Design with the Logical Framework approach and tools    

·      The Logical Framework Approach

·      Step 1: Analysis - Problem identification and analysis; Stakeholder analysis; organizational analysis; 

·      Step 2: Choosing the operational strategy

·      Step 3: Designing the project

·      Formulating project objectives

·      Defining project activities

·      Analyzing potential risks for the project

·      Identifying indicators and source of verification

Module 4: Implementation Phase

·      Planning the project implementation 

·      Sequencing and scheduling activities

·      Programming human, financial and logistic resources

·      Governance, knowledge management, communication in development and crisis context

Module 5: Monitoring and Evaluation Phase​

·      Monitoring and evaluation (concepts and definitions)

·      Monitoring process: (The what, when and how)

·      Monitoring and evaluation in crisis situation

GENERAL NOTES

·      The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

·      The participants should be reasonably proficient in English as all facilitation and course materials will be offered in English.

·      Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a certificate.

·      The training will be held at Kincaid Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

·      All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

·      Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training coordinator at Email: training@kincaiddevelopmentcenter.org or Tel: +254 724592901

·      This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our Kincaid Training Centre or at a convenient location.

 

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 724592901 or send mail to training@kincaiddevelopmentcenter.org