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07 July 2014

What is this course about?

With increasing pressure on development partners to demonstrate the effectiveness of their work, it is essential they have a solid grasp of the principles of Project Cycle Management. Project Cycle Management (PCM) methodology and its principle tool, the Logical Framework is the quality benchmark for project design and implementation. PCM begins at planning, and provides a road map for effective project execution and project decision-making throughout the project life cycle. Many donors insist on a PCM approach to ensure a results-based logic in the intervention and to minimise risk or the possibility of failure. This course is designed to enhance the efficiency of individuals, organisations and government authorities working on development project as well as increase the effectiveness of the project.

PARTICIPANTS
This training is ideal for staff of development organisation involved in the design, execution and coordination of project and programmes. This includes (future) project managers/coordinators, portfolio managers, desk officers and programme officers from development related organizations including donors, government departments, civil society groups, (I)NGO’s and charities.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the concept of aid effectiveness and trends in programme management (MfDR)
  • Understand project cycle management and objectives oriented project planning
  • Be able to identify and analyze a problem and formulate a project
  • Determine project objectives and select intervention strategies
  • Formulate a logical framework
  • Know how the logical framework can be used throughout the project cycle
  • Understand monitoring and evaluation through various methodologies

COURSE DETAILS:

  • Language: English
  • Dates: 04th - 08th August 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/pcm-a/

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Trends in Aid Effectiveness
  • Why Projects Fail
  • Introduction to the Project Cycle
  • Objective-Oriented Project Planning (OOPP)
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Intervention Logic
  • Logical Framework (LF) Formulation
  • Risks and Assumptions
  • Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Formulation of Indicators and SOVs
  • Most Significant Change (MSC)
  • Personal Action Plan

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
07 July 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:

  1. Language: English
  2. Dates: 21st - 25th July 2014
  3. Course fee: € 750
  4. 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/hrmi-a-1/

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  1. HRM function in the organisation
  2. Role of the HR manager
  3. HR components
  4. HR planning and recruitment
  5. Staff performance management: review and appraisal
  6. Managing your staff
  7. Motivating and rewarding staff
  8. 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

Bali, Indonesia
07 July 2014

The duty of a wise advocate is to convince his opponents...

What is this course about?
As a professional in livelihoods and economic development or as a company with social ambitions, you are keen to develop value chains that combine business competitiveness and profit, with the reduction of poverty or food insecurity. You may be looking for an update in the science for examples of products and commodities relevant to the challenges of the region.

PARTICIPANTS
Experts on private sector development in need of practical tools to analyse sectors and design leveraged interventions. Those who are working for an NGO, government agency, donor or consultancy company searching for approaches and instruments that enable pro-poor value chain development.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
We aim to enhance your understanding and proficiency in applying the VCD approach in the context of livelihoods projects and businesses. At the end of the training you will be able to:

  1. Design value chain development projects
  2. Analyse sub-sectors and value chains and apply practical tools to select value chains that have potential for pro-poor growth
  3. Enhance your analytical skills to determine market requirements and identify competitive challenges
  4. Understand the different roles that relevant stakeholders play in developing value chains and develop matching strategies

COURSE DETAILS:

  1. Language: English
  2. Dates: 21st - 23rd July 2014
  3. Course fee: € 450
  4. Country: Colombo, Sri Lanka
    (The course fee includes lunch, snacks, course material and a certificate)

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

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Advocacy concepts and policy influencing
  2. Advocacy continuum and the advocacy cycle
  3. Analysing the environment (factors and actors)
  4. Beneficiary participation and stakeholder analyses
  5. Legitimacy by networking and alliance building
  6. Relations building / networking
  7. Reinforcement of advocacy skills
  8. Dealing with power and principled negotiation

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

Colombo, Sri Lanka

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