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Financial Management for Donor Funded Projects Course


Project financial management is a critical prerequisite for successful project execution. Through sound financial management, project management is provided with timely and precise financial information which is essential for effective decision-making as well as corrective action in order to enhance the prospects of timely completion within the planned project budget and scope of deliverables. Furthermore, it provides the comfort needed by the recipient country, lenders and donor community that funds have been used efficiently and for the purposes intended. Participants will be able to competently design and operate project financial management systems in accordance with sound professional standards and the harmonized requirements of donors and their respective governments.


5 Days


Accountants and Officers in the public and private sector who are directly or otherwise concerned with how externally acquired financial and other resources are utilized to optimize intended development objectives. Other organizations such as NGOs that are major recipients of donor funds will also benefit from attending this programme. Participants are expected to have basic knowledge of accounting in the public or private sector.


At the end of this IRES training seminar, you will learn to:

  • Evaluate donor requirements for donor funded projects;
  • Apply tools to implement financial management systems for effective control of donor funded project;
  • Develop risk management framework for donor funded projects.


  •  Project challenges and conceptual framework;
  • · Project financial management activities;
  • · Project sequencing;
  • · Project risk management;
  • · Capital budgeting, financial analysis and financial control;
  • · Sources of finance and negotiation in project finance;
  • · Accounting systems, financial monitoring reports and annual financial reports;
  • · Disbursement procedures of the funding agency and/or national government;
  • · Understanding donor’s requirements for effective coordination;
  • · Conflict, time and stress management in project                                               


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise 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: +254715077817, +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. 30th March 2020.

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment for 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 5 Days
Event Date 06-04-2020
Event End Date 10-04-2020
Cut off date 30-03-2020
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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