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Project Design and management Training Courses

There is increasing demand from multilateral agencies, funding bodies as well as boards of private companies for a strong demonstration that projects are being monitored and evaluated effectively. Effective project monitoring allows a project team to make appropriate decisions on a day-to-day basis and ensures that projects are carried out as planned and modified when necessary.
Target Group: Project/Programme evaluators,Project/Programme managers,Key field staff involved in monitoring, review and/or evaluation Managers supervising project evaluation related activities,People who wish to join the non-for-profit sector,Consultants working for NGOs
Duration: 5 hours
Price:KSH: 35,000.00 Register for this course here.

Successful programs and projects begin from a pre-planned series of activities and events. However, things rarely work out exactly as planned. Managers must therefore periodically monitor selected indicators and measure performance during implementation so they can make timely adjustments where necessary, as well as subsequently determine the extent to which the program or project achieved its objectives.
Target Group: Development practitioners, program managers, project officers/advisors, and their assistants from NGOs, CBOs, and individuals interested in working in the development sector
Duration: 5 hours
Price: KSH: 35,000.00 Register for this course here.

Projects are fast becoming the de facto mode of operations in the Public Service when it comes to solving organizational issues, or meeting public needs. To undertake a project effectively, you need to have two vital skills – Technical and People skills.
Target Group: The course is relevant to anybody who is interested to learn about project management.
Duration: 3 hours
Price: KSH: 21,000.00 Register for this course here.

Program-based budgeting is the practice of developing budgets based on the relationship between program funding levels and expected results from that program. The program-based budgeting process is a tool that program administrators can use to manage more cost-efficient and effective budgeting outlays. Our courses improve effectiveness by developing skills in data analysis and providing the tools to develop more compelling analyses and support sound decision making.
Target Group:
Duration: 10 hours
Price:KSH: 70,000.00 Register for this course here.

Performance-based budgeting is the practice of developing budgets based on the relationship between program funding levels and expected results from that program. The performance-based budgeting process is a tool that program administrators can use to manage more cost-efficient and effective budgeting outlays.
Target Group: Head of Departments, Supervisors leading a section within a department, Project Manager leading a team that comprise of cross department personnel, Operation Manager, General Manager, Financial Controller, CFO, Directors, CEO, COO and any members whom are directly involved in the strategic planning
Duration: 5 hours
Price:KSH: 35,000.00 Register for this course here.

Performance and Budgeting Course

This Knowledge Management (KM) training course teaches you how to implement an efficient method of collecting and using the informational assets, and intellectual resources of the employees, for assisting in organizational success. This course teaches you how to create a system that captures knowledge purposefully for incorporation into business strategies, policies, and practices at all levels of the organization.
Target Group: Professionals engaged in information and knowledge management, change management, project and programme planning, M&E and learning, communications and organisational development
Duration: 5 hours
Price: KSH: 35,000.00 Register for this course here.

This course will systematically consider each of the stages of the KM cycle (vision and search, generation, acquisition, capture, transformation, transfer, application) and assess how they relate to the organizational performance.
Target Group: It applies in all sectors of the economy including primary industries, manufacturing, technology and the service sector.
Duration: 3 hours
Price: KSH: 21,000.00 Register for this course here.

Impact Evaluation and Assessment Techniques

VfM analysis is the process to compare two or more ways to deliver a project to determine which is most likely to meet the requirements and objectives at the best cost over the project’s life.
Target Group: People who are new to or have little experience in managing and measuring VFM in programme design, proposal writing and the preparation of programme budgets.
Duration: 5 hours
Price: KSH: 35,000.00 Register for this course here.

Cost-benefit analysis also provides a portable, scalable model for organizing facts, assumptions, estimates, and findings in support of complex decisions. This course introduces concepts that are applicable to selecting optimal decisions through the use of trade-off analysis.
Target Group: This course is designed for individuals who want to understand and apply cost-benefit analysis to support decision-making in their organizations.
Duration: 3 hours
Price: KSH: 21,000.00 Register for this course here.

This course will provide participants with the essential tools, both theoretical and applied, for a proper use of modern micro-econometric methods for policy evaluation and causal counterfactual modelling under both assumptions of “selection on observables” and “selection on unobservables”.
Target Group: The target audience includes postgraduate research students, early career researchers, as well as public policy professionals, private sector analysts, academics and social scientists.
Duration: 10 hours
Price: KSH: 75,000.00 USD: 1,000 Register for this course here.

A survey collects information from or about people to describe, compare, or explain their knowledge, attitudes, and behavior. Contrary to a census, a survey usually collects data from a representative sample, from which researchers generalize about the whole population.
Target Group: This course is ideal for early-career academic researchers, and researchers in the public, private or non-profit sector.
Duration: 3 hours
Price: KSH: 21,000.00 Register for this course here.

M&E Frameworks

A Theory of Change (ToC) is a powerful tool that helps organizations and initiatives plan how they will create change, assess their effectiveness and communicate to stakeholders. This course gives you the opportunity to better understand how social change happens and your contributions to it. The action-learning process you engage in enables you to develop a Theory of Change to support and improve your ability as a development expert.
Target Group: Researchers, policy makers in government, project teams, NGOs, multi and bilateral development organizations, consultancies, etc, that are typically involved in policy advocacy and development interventions
Duration: 5 hours
Price: KSH: 35,000.00 Register for this course here.

The Logical Framework Approach (LFA) is a highly effective strategic planning and project management methodology with wide application. The product of this analytical approach is the logframe (the matrix), which summarizes what the project intends to do and how, what the key assumptions are, and how outputs and outcomes will be monitored and evaluated.
Target Group: International NGOs & Humanitarian, organizations Statisticians & Researchers,Planners & Monitors and Evaluators, Government Ministries
Duration: 3 hours
Price: KSH: 21,000.00 Register for this course here.

This course is designed to introduce the logical framework approach (LFA) as a means to design project proposals for funding assistance. The training is aimed at building the skills and knowledge of participants to enhance their confidence in the use of the LFA, and supporting participants to submit logical and well-structured project proposals.
Target Group: Humanitarian field staff, project managers, monitoring and evaluation experts
Duration: 4 hours
Price: KSH: 28,000.00 Register for this course here.

Performance Management Training Courses

Performance Management is a strategic approach to ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization. Whether at the organizational, departmental or employee level, the goal of performance management is to make sure all business goals are being met in a satisfactory manner.
Target Group: managers; team leaders and supervisors who are or will be responsible for the use and application of performance management and appraisal techniques. HR professionals, training officers, personnel staff and others who carry the responsibility for the design and implementation of such arrangements.
Duration: 3 hours
Price: KSH: 21,000.00 Register for this course here.

Budget analysts working in the government and NGOs are charged with tracking expenditures, reporting on the performance of the financial plan, and forecasting future needs. The use of more sophisticated analytical tools and advanced features of Microsoft Excel to draw useful and reliable conclusions is therefore very highly recommended.
Target Group: This course is designed for all program and financial management personnel
Duration: 4 hours
Price: KSH: 28,000.00 Register for this course here.

Data Management and Analysis for M&E

Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) skills are fundamental to the process of designing and implementing programs, analyzing and using data, and conducting advocacy for population and health programs. This course will provide hands-on training in M&E systems and the application of M&E data to decision making in health programming.
Target Group: programme staff, management team members and thematic staff, Project Management Officials, government officials, programme managers; policy makers and programme implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, Research organizations among others.
Duration: 5 hours
Price: KSH: 35,000.00 Register for this course here.

Data collection and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) have always been an integral part of development work. In the past, these tasks were performed with paper and pen, but with the immergence of ICT tools such as mobile devices and software that allows users to create surveys, collect, manage and upload data to storage facilities in real-time, the conventional challenges associated with remote data collection and M&E are reduced.
Target Group: People working in Impact Evaluation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Academic Research, Market Research, Field Research, Agriculture, Health, Education, WASH, Handicapped, Human rights, Emergencies/disasters, Advocacy, Education, Environment, Small business development, Community development, Rural development, Women, Youth, Population, Rehabilitation, Culture, Capacity Building, Appropriate technology, Income, generation, Private sector, Refugees/displaced
Duration: 5 hours
Price: KSH: 35,000.00 Register for this course here.

Project monitoring and evaluation and training are the integral parts of a project. Among the different types of project reports, M&E and training reports are the most important reports which carry huge attention and expectations of the stakeholders of a project. So, presenting project achievements, results, fact and findings in a systematic way in the report is very important.
Target Group: Professionals, Postgraduate Students, M&E staff, Researchers
Duration: 5 hours
Price: KSH: 35,000.00 Register for this course here.

In this course you will explore relevant and contemporary ideas which can be applied in programme management pertinent to assessment, reporting and evaluation. You will design, refine and apply assessment, reporting and evaluation strategies relevant in WASH programmes.
Target Group: WASH experts
Duration: 5 hours
Price: KSH: 35,000.00 Register for this course here.

Technical M&E in Development and Humanitarian Work

This training is designed to impact job oriented skills for monitoring and evaluation that are highly demanded in the development industry. After following this course you will be capable of designing and managing Monitoring and Evaluation Systems which meet the standards of donor agencies. It is aimed at providing an overview of monitoring and evaluation methods for development results with practical applications of tools and methods.
Target Group: Project Management Officials from NGO’s, National Statistics Offices, Education Researchers, Government ministries, National Institutes and Planning Ministries, Central banks, and University Researchers among others.
Duration: 10 hours
Price: KSH: 70,000.00 Register for this course here.

Statistics are a mainstay in the toolkit of program and policy evaluators. The purposes of this course are: to link common evaluation questions with appropriate statistical procedures; to offer a strong conceptual grounding in several important statistical procedures; and to describe how to interpret the results from statistics in ways that are principled and will be persuasive to intended audiences and to equip those working in governments, funding agencies, and research and non-government organizations to understand, critique and make effective use of evidence from quantitative evaluation studies.
Target Group: Participants working in governments, funding agencies, and research and non-government organisations
Duration: 10 hours
Price: KSH: 70,000.00 Register for this course here.

This training programme aims to improve the effectiveness of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of Food Security and Nutrition programs through identifying and disseminating successful methods, tools and practices. This will, in turn, improve the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) skills of the personnel implementing food security and nutrition programmes in the implementing agencies.
Target Group: programme staff, management team members and thematic staff, Project Management Officials, government officials, programme managers; policy makers and programme implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, Research organizations among others for Agriculture support activities.
Duration: 10 hours
Price: KSH: 70,000.00 Register for this course here.

The course adopts a perspective of using M&E to improve governance and so also considers the M&E in an oversight role. It’s a response to government’s demand for personnel who can accurately measure outputs and outcomes of its interventions as a way of enhancing evidence-based decision-making.
Target Group: Monitoring and Evaluation units within Government Ministries as well as Parliamentarians and other oversight agencies
Duration: 10 hours
Price: KSH: 70,000.00 Register for this course here.

With growing emphasis on participatory approaches towards development, there has been recognition that monitoring and evaluation (M&E) should also be participatory. Participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) involves primary stakeholders as active participants and offers new ways of assessing and learning from change that are more inclusive, and reflects the perspectives and aspirations of those most directly affected. The course examines PM&E concepts and principles, as well as methods, tools and techniques, which have been tested and used in the field.
Target Group: Planning, monitoring and evaluation officers, program officers, project managers, research/action research officers, trainer/extension workers, community animators/facilitators and advocacy workers
Duration: 10 hours
Price: KSH: 70,000.00 Register for this course here.

This course is aimed at providing an overview of results-based monitoring and evaluation methods with practical applications of tools and methods. This course will provide participants with M&E tools, techniques, and resources needed for planning, organizing, and/or managing programs and projects.
Target Group: Representatives from government, project teams, NGOs, multi and bilateral development organizations, consultancies, etc, that are typically employed as project managers and directors, M&E specialists, technical specialists, and researchers.
Duration: 10 hours
Price: KSH: 70,000.00 Register for this course here.

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