Community Development Training Course
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Community Development Training Course

5 Days Online - Virtual Training

# Start Date End Date Duration Location Registration
17 12/12/2022 16/12/2022 5 Days Live Online Training
18 30/01/2023 03/02/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
19 27/02/2023 03/03/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
20 27/03/2023 31/03/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
21 24/04/2023 28/04/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
22 22/05/2023 26/05/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
23 19/06/2023 23/06/2023 5 Days Live Online Training


This certificate training is designed to introduce individuals to community development as a concept as well as basic skills in mobilizing communities for development and influencing social change.  This training is, therefore, aimed at building the capacity of individuals involved in community mobilization as well as those seeking innovative approaches in community development activities.

The main purpose of this training is to provide a resource for community leaders, volunteers, and practitioners who desire to make their communities a better place. It describes the steps in the community development process and the guiding principles that explain why each step in the process is important.


Target Participant

The training will increase the confidence of development workers, Government officials and private practitioner as it provides a step by step approach in their quest to mobilize communities toward sustainable development.


No of Days

5 Days


Course Objectives

·         Develop practitioners’ skills in participatory monitoring and evaluation of community initiatives.

·         Identify and apply various tools and skills in engaging communities for development.

·         Introduce advocacy as a key tool for community entry

·         Introduce community organizing as a process of community development.

·         Understand the concept of community development

·         Assist practitioners to source resource for community development

Course Outline

The Concepts, Process, and Strategies for Community Development

·         Introduction

·         Understanding Communities, Development, and Mobilization

·         The concept of community development

·         Key elements of community development

·         Community development process

·         Engagement in community development process

·         Steps in community engagement

·         Strategies for community development

·         Steps to community development

Participatory Tools for Community Development

·         Understanding participatory tools

·         Understanding PLA

·         Steps of PLA Processing

·         PLA Tools

·         Processing of Community PLA activities

Community Volunteers

·         Who is a Community Volunteer?

·         The role of Community Volunteer in Community Development

Basic Inter Personal Communication Skills in Community Development

·         Communication skills

·         Presentation skills

·         Facilitation skills

·         Role play

Community Mobilization Events

·         Community dialogue

·         Rally and road shows

·         Market storms

·         Community Drama

Communication Strategies for Community Development

·         Use of BCC tools/materials

·         Visual aids

Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation of community development programme

·         Procedures on how to evaluate the objectives

·         Importance of PM&E in Community Development

·         How to conduct PM&E?

·         Key indicator in community Development

·         Understanding PM&E tools


General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031



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