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Though Climate Change affects everyone, there are gender and sociopolitical and economic differences in impacts and adaptive capacities. For example, women from poor communities are highly dependent on local natural resource and often disproportionately vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.
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10 November 2016
Gender responsive adaptive capacity in communities in rural Nepal is important

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11 February 2014

Improve the effectiveness and sustainability of your organisation

What is this course about?
This training is designed to systematically assess and analyse an organisation and develop strategy options to improve performance. This course is suitable for organisation assessments as well as for organisations facing strategic challenges and changes.

PARTICIPANTS
You have a curiosity in both analytical and more intuitive ways of diagnosis and strategy making, with an eye for relevance as well as enthusiasm. Managers, junior managers and advisers involved in developing and managing the strategic direction of organisations or are involved in institutional (network and policy) development. This course is highly suitable to be attended by two or (preferably) three participants from the same organisation to practice the tools and theories on their own organisation.

COURSE OBJECTIVES 
In this course you will acquire a compact and comprehensive toolkit to asses organisations and the context in which they operate. You will assess the performance of organisations and learn how to decide on strategic priorities for organisational development. Additionally you will learn how to facilitate a strategy workshop, analyse the institutional setting, the relations between actors and possibilities to develop a network. You will conduct an organizational assessment ,analysing structure, systems, staff, management styles and culture, developing and prioritising strategic options for improvement. Finally you will be introduced to oganisational change processes.

COURSE DETAILS:

  • Language: English
  • Dates: 26th – 30th May 2014
  • Course fee: € 750
  • Country: Bali, Indonesia
    (The course fee includes lunch, snacks, course material and a certificate)

     

    REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
    Follow the link and register online: http://www.mdf.nl/course/spod-a/

    COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Organisational learning and development
  • Developing a basic question
  • Comprehensive view of organisations (IOM)
  • Institutional setting analysis
  • SWOT
  • Mission and values
  • Objectives setting and intake
  • Facilitation techniques
  • Strategic Orientation and strategy development
  • Consultation and decision-making
  • Intuitive approaches to decision-making
  • Introduction to organisational change processes

     

    INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE
    Ms. Inez UsLeyanege
    Marketing & Client Liaison – MDF Asia
    inez@mdfsa.lk
    Mobile: +94 77 3949041
    Tel: +94 11 2808121 or 11 2805122

Bali, Indonesia
10 February 2014

Strategic and coherent approach to management of people

What is this course about?
Managing Human Resources is a key strategic function in the modern organization. HR tasks are everyone’s responsibility, with line managers playing an important role. As a Human Resources professional you will increasingly be called upon to be the expert, providing support and guidance to other departments in that respect. You need to have a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of Human Resources Management(HRM), from planning, to recruitment, performance management rewards and remuneration, training and development; from engagement until the employee leaves the organization.

PARTICIPANTS
This course is specifically meant for HR and non-HR managers, team leaders, project coordinators responsible for human resources or for advisers who are responsible to develop and introduce HR systems and procedures in their organisation.

COURSE OBJECTIVES 
By the end of this course you will have expanded your knowledge of systems for managing your HR, as well as your sensitivity and skills of how to introduce and apply them. You will understand the concept of HRM in comparison to personnel management and learn about the more strategic role of the HR manager in the organisation. You will have looked into all the aspects of managing HR including job analysis and formulating job descriptions, recruitment methods, reviewing and appraising performance and providing feedback and coaching to your staff. You will develop a realistic personal action plan to improve the management of the HR within your function or your organisation.

COURSE DETAILS:

  • Language: English
  • Dates: 14th - 18th July 2014
  • Course fee: € 750
  • Country: Islamabad, Pakistan
    (The course fee includes lunch, snacks, course material and a certificate)

     

    REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
    Follow the link and register online: http://www.mdf.nl/course/hrmi-a-1/

    COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • HRM function in the organisation
  • Role of the HR manager
  • HR components
  • HR planning and recruitment
  • Staff performance management: review and appraisal
  • Managing your staff
  • Motivating and rewarding staff
  • Feedback and coaching

     

    INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE
    Ms. Inez UsLeyanege
    Marketing & Client Liaison – MDF Asia
    inez@mdfsa.lk
    Mobile: +94 77 3949041
    Tel: +94 11 2808121 or 11 2805122

Islamabad, Pakistan
10 January 2014
The course will help you reflect on the projects and programmes you manage within a network with other organisations. What is your role as a manager to achieve results, be accountable and take evidence based decisions? You will test and develop on qualities and competencies needed as a manager dealing with staff in your organisation.
 
We hope that the course is appealing to you to come up with organisational answers where effective projects and programmes are important.  You will develop a learning path towards being an effective manager in your projects and programmes. 
 
The course combines classroom sessions with learning from each other and try out, with individual assignments to grasp the content: Blended learning
 
 
Ede, the Netherlands

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