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Proposal Preparation Using the Logical Framework Approach Course


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.  


4 days


The overall learning objectives of the training course are to build participant capacity in proposal preparation using the logical framework approach. More specifically at the end of this training programme

  • Participants will be able to describe and perform all the steps of the Logical Framework Approach to develop a verified quality logframe matrix.
  • Participants will be able to describe and complete the key components of a funding application by pulling relevant data from the logframe matrix.
  • Participants will be more aware of the donors and grant funding programs that can be accessed by their projects.


 DAY 1

  • Introduction to the LFA
  • Project Management Cycle
  • How the LFA fits in the Project Management Cycle
  • Critique of the use of the LFA
  • Using the LFA to inform project proposal development
  • Step 1. Stakeholder Analysis
  • Step 2. Problem analysis


  • Step 2. Problem analysis continued
  • Step 3. Solution Analysis
  • Step 4. Strategy Analysis – Selecting solutions
  • Step 5. Logframe Matrix


  • Step 5: Logframe Matrix continued
  • Guest Speaker presentation and discussion from donor community
  • Step 6: Activity Scheduling


  • Step 7: Resource Scheduling
  • What is M&E?
  • Developing an M&E Framework
  • What is a project proposal?
  • Writing a project proposal Writing
  • How the Logframe matrix informs the proposal
  • Project proposal structure
  • Review of some Donor agencies


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.


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.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

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


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 13th  April 2020

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Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 4 Days
Event Date 20-04-2020
Event End Date 23-04-2020
Cut off date 13-04-2020
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 60,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 687
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 880
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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