Title of the document Organizational Resources Mobilization, Partnerships, Networking and Financing Training Workshop, 28th -31st May 2024, Nairobi, Kenya

Upcoming Workshop

Organizational Resources Mobilization, Partnerships, Networking and Financing Training Workshop, 28th -31st May 2024, Nairobi, Kenya

Project Management Monitoring and Evaluation Training Workshop

Date: 23rd-27th October 2023
Duration: 1 Week
Venue: Nairobi Kenya
Cost: USD 495 (Covers Ten o’clock tea/snacks, buffet lunches, water, writing materials, four o’clock tea/snacks. Participants make own travel and accommodation arrangements.)

Participants: Executive Directors, Program Coordinators, Program Managers, Project Managers Project Officers, M & E Managers, Finance Managers, Grant Coordinators/Managers/ Officers, Project Coordinators/managers/Officers, University & College Managers and all those whose involves project and management.​

Overall Objective: To enhance and accelerate the effective delivery of program outcomes through the upgrade of key competencies in the management, monitoring and evaluation of the various aspects and phases of the project cycle among staff.​

Course Outline

  • Overview of the Project Cycle Management
  • Foundations of Project Cycle Management
  • What is a project? How does project management benefit you?
  • Project cycle management (PCM): PCM control tool, the 3 PCM Principles & “The Triple Constraint”
  • Managing the “Scope” of the Project: Project Teams, Project Governance, Role and qualities of Project managers

2.Planning the Project
Why this project?
The Analysis Phase, The problem Phase, The Strategy Phase, The Planning Phase, The Log Frame Matrix
Logical Framework approach in program design & Common Log Frame difficulties
Phases in LFA
Means and Costs, Limitations and Risks
LFA and strategic planning in the Project Cycle

3.Resource Mobilization and Fundraising in the PCM
oFund raising tips & Digital fund-raising strategies-Best Approaches and Case Studies
oProposal Components
oParticipants will get samples of some excellent project proposals which have been funded for use as reference materials to design fundable projects for their organizations

  1. Project Implementation
    oWork Breakdown Structure (Work Plans
    oProject Risk Management
    oProject Completion
    oProcess Start-Up Matrix
    oStakeholder Mapping and Analysis
    oForce Field Analysis
    oThe Art of Managing Resistance

5.Data Collection, Capture, and Processing
oData definition, Data collection tools, Data collection methods, Data capture & Data processing

6.Data Analysis, Interpretation
oTypes of data analysis
oTypes of variables and their measurement, Measures of central tendency, Data analysis plans, Descriptive, statistics, cross-tabulations, inferential analysis, Levels of measurement

7.Monitoring – Validate the plan
oImportance of monitoring
oLink between planning and monitoring (Results and indicators)
oPrinciples of monitoring
oMonitoring tools – What they are and are not
oMonitoring through the PCM – does it change? (How do we adapt it through the years?)
oCommon mistakes in monitoring

8.End of Project Evaluation & Project Close-out
oThe Final Evaluation- “Most Significant Change Approach” to evaluation

oCommunicating evaluation results
oRole of HR, Finance and program & Pitfalls to avoid in project close out

9.Reporting for Results – Celebrate the results
∙Appreciate the importance of reporting (why)
∙Types of Reports, Writing a good M & E Report
∙What informs report writing? (How)

  • Dimensions of results reporting (Analysis –Vs- description​

    Sample Comments from past participants;
    ∙ “This has been absolutely amazing and enlightening training. It is highly recommended especially to organizations managing large programs”, Prof. Afonso Daniel Mathecaa,
    Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique
    ∙“A very powerful and empowering training. Keep it up AAI !”, Dr. Jude Ssebuwufu ·
    Director, World Bank ACE II Centre of Excellence in Agro-Ecology Livelihood Systems
    (ACALISE) Uganda Martyrs University
    ∙The training is presented in a clear and engaging way with immediate results”, Valentine
    Ochanda. Programme Manager, WIOMSA, Zanzibar, Tanzania
    ∙ “The diversity of participants helped in creating useful networks which is good for my organization”, William Wek Bol, Project Manager, TOCH-South Sudan

    Training Methodology
    Dynamic, creative, participant centered, practical, interactive, interesting adult learning methodologies and diverse media are applied to lift the participants to high levels of proficiency.
    After-training, follow-up and remedial coaching will be offered to interested participants on request for free.

About the Organization
Asset Africa Institute (www.assetafrica.co.ke) -AAI- specializes in the research, design and delivery of high quality and affordable training programs for development workers worldwide.
Over the years, AAI has provided consultancies and training to such reputable organizations as;
National University of Nigeria(NOUN), Catholic University in Mozambique, Ministry of Finance and Planning, South Sudan ,Makerere University, Uganda, Act for Peace, Mzumbe University, Tanzania, Caritas Malawi, Christian Care Zimbabwe, FCA-Kenya, Ministry of Mining-South Sudan,
Addis Ababa University-Ethiopia, FHI360-Burundi, Gain-Pakistan, MOI University-Kenya, The Development Fund-Ethiopia/Somalia, eHealth-Nigeria, SolidarMed Zimbabwe, JRS-Thailand, SEND Sierra Leone, CABTAL Cameroon, FH Association Rwanda, Abilis Foundation, Manuel Ungo Foundation-El Salvador, IHRD-Guinea, WWF-Tanzania, NCA-Zambia, Islamic Relief-Somalia, CBM, DON BOSCO-Kenya/Tanzania, Solidaridad Network

For more information, contact;
Lillian Ateng’
Training Coordinator
Asset Africa Institute
Trust Mansion Hse, Tubman Road off Koinange Street
P.O. Box 12903 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 -722 469454/720986965
Email: [email protected] /[email protected]

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