Community development projects Management Skills

Course date: 07/10/2019 to 11/10/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800, KES 65,000

INTRODUCTION

Many Community Development projects and initiatives fail not because of a lack of effort or intention on the part of those involved, but because of a deficiency in skills and understanding relating to the diverse roles and responsibilities required of project managers and over-seers. To maximise the likelihood of success therefore, those with responsibility for community development initiatives require theoretical and practical capacity in project planning, management and evaluation. The skills involved in effective communication with stakeholders, regulatory bodies and various levels of government; financial planning and management; and foreseeing and addressing complex problems and barriers, are particularly important.

 

DURATION

5 Days

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

On completion of this unit students will have provided evidence that they have:

1.       Understood and analysed a number of different types of community development organisations and approaches to project management;

2.      Developed and evaluated a comprehensive plan relating to an actual community development project;

3.       Applied important ethical and Christian worldview-based values and principles to community development project management;

4.      Utilised the skills and principles of reflective practice to help ensure ongoing professional growth and development relating to project management and associated activities;

5.       Written at an appropriate tertiary standard with special attention to correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, vocabulary, usage, sentence structure, logical relations, style, referencing and presentation.

 

COURSE OUTLINE

The following topics would be covered in this course:

1.       Common characteristics of community development organizations

2.      Types of community development organizations and how they are structured

3.       How community development and Christian worldview values and principles undergird community development project management

4.      Characterizing community development organization and projects – customers, products and services, location, delivery, time-frame

5.       Understanding the external environment – Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental, Legal requirements (PESTEL)

6.       Understanding the internal environment (Porter’s Five Forces)

7.       External competition – threats and opportunities

8.       Organisational structure, management of the business, governance

9.       Financial matters – Grants and funding

10.     Financial matters – Planning, accounting and reporting

11.      Human resources – staff and volunteers

12.     Logistical issues

13.     Planning for the future – the principles and skills of reflective practice

 

 

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TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org  

 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

 

TRAINING FEE

The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254732776700

or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org  

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org  

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

        All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.

        Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

 

 

Course Date: 07/10/2019 to 11/10/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800 , KES 65,000
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