2023 - 2024 Training Course Schedule
+254 712 260 031
Welcome to the "Effective NGOs Management and Project Skills" course, a comprehensive training program designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills to excel in managing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and executing successful projects. In today's dynamic and challenging world, NGOs play a crucial role in addressing societal issues, advocating for change, and making a positive impact on communities.
This course is tailored to meet the specific needs of professionals working in the nonprofit sector, aspiring NGO managers, project officers, and individuals interested in pursuing a career in the development field. Whether you are a seasoned NGO professional or just starting your journey in this domain, this course will provide you with valuable insights and practical tools to enhance your abilities as a successful NGO manager and project leader.
Throughout this training, we will explore the fundamental principles of effective NGO management, delve into the intricacies of strategic planning and financial management, and uncover the secrets to developing persuasive project proposals. Moreover, we will focus on honing your project management skills, ensuring you can plan, execute, and evaluate projects with efficiency and effectiveness. Our expert instructors bring a wealth of experience from diverse backgrounds in the nonprofit sector, project management, and organizational development. Their guidance will empower you to navigate the challenges commonly faced by NGOs, develop robust solutions, and drive sustainable growth and impact.
By the end of this course, you will possess a comprehensive understanding of NGO management best practices, equipped with the ability to design and implement successful projects that make a difference. Moreover, you will gain insights into building strategic partnerships, fostering a culture of innovation, and optimizing resources to achieve your organization's goals effectively.
We believe that effective NGOs have the potential to create positive change and transform lives. As you embark on this learning journey, we encourage you to actively engage, collaborate, and share experiences with your fellow participants, fostering a dynamic and enriching learning environment.
Thank you for joining us on this exciting venture to enhance your NGOs management and project skills. Let's work together to make a lasting impact and contribute to a better world.
1. Understand the key principles of effective NGO management and the role of NGOs in society.
2. Develop strategic planning skills to set clear goals, objectives, and sustainability strategies for NGOs.
3. Gain expertise in financial management, budgeting, and fundraising techniques specific to NGO operations.
4. Enhance project management skills to plan, implement, and evaluate projects for successful outcomes.
5. Master the art of proposal development, writing, and presentation to secure funding and partnerships.
6. Learn to create a logical and effective project design matrix (logframe) to guide project implementation and evaluation.
7. Build risk management capabilities to identify, assess, and mitigate risks faced by NGOs.
8. Emphasize the importance of monitoring and evaluation to measure project impact and improve outcomes.
9. Cultivate leadership and organizational skills to enhance NGO governance and operational efficiency.
• Improved efficiency and effectiveness in managing NGOs and executing projects.
• Enhanced financial management practices leading to better resource allocation and increased funding opportunities.
• Strengthened project planning and execution, resulting in successful and impactful projects.
• Increased capacity to develop compelling proposals, leading to more partnerships and funding support.
• Enhanced risk management capabilities, minimizing potential threats to the organization.
• Improved monitoring and evaluation practices for evidence-based decision-making and learning.
• A motivated and skilled workforce capable of driving the NGO's mission and vision forward.
• Greater transparency and accountability in NGO operations, inspiring trust among stakeholders.
The course spans over a duration of 5 days, providing an intensive and immersive learning experience. During this period, participants will engage in interactive sessions, practical exercises, case studies, and group discussions, enabling them to develop a solid foundation in NGO management and project skills.
1. Current and aspiring NGO managers, directors, and board members seeking to enhance their management skills.
2. Project managers and officers involved in planning, implementing, and monitoring NGO projects.
3. Finance and administration personnel responsible for budgeting, financial reporting, and resource management in NGOs.
4. Program coordinators and development professionals involved in proposal writing and donor relations.
5. Individuals working in NGOs or planning to work in the nonprofit sector, aiming to gain a comprehensive understanding of NGO management and project skills.
Module 1: Introduction to NGOs and Their Management
• Understanding Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
• The Role and Importance of NGOs in Society
• Challenges and Opportunities in NGO Management
• Ethical Considerations for NGOs
• Key Principles of Effective NGO Management
Module 2: NGO Governance and Organizational Structure
• Board Governance and Roles
• Developing Effective Governance Policies
• Building Transparent and Accountable Organizations
• Creating a Strong Organizational Structure
• Leadership and Decision-Making in NGOs
Module 3: Strategic Planning for NGOs
• Developing a Vision and Mission Statement
• Setting Goals and Objectives
• Stakeholder Analysis and Engagement
• SWOT Analysis for NGOs
• Creating a Strategic Plan for Sustainable Impact
Module 4: Financial Management for NGOs
• Budgeting and Financial Planning
• Fundraising Strategies and Diversification
• Grant Management and Reporting
• Financial Accountability and Transparency
• Managing Donor Funds and Compliance
Module 5: Human Resource Management in NGOs
• Recruitment and Selection of Staff and Volunteers
• Building and Maintaining a Positive Organizational Culture
• Performance Management and Employee Development
• Employee Motivation and Retention
• Handling Conflict and Challenges in Human Resources
Module 6: Project Management Skills
• Introduction to Project Management
• Project Planning and Scope Definition
• Project Scheduling and Time Management
• Resource Management for Projects
• Project Budgeting and Cost Control
• Project Risk Management
• Quality Assurance in Project Implementation
• Project Monitoring and Evaluation
Module 7: Proposal Development, Writing, and Presentation Skills
• Understanding the Proposal Development Process
• Needs Assessment and Problem Identification
• Formulating Clear Objectives and Outcomes
• Developing a Compelling Project Proposal
• Writing a Persuasive Proposal Narrative
• Creating an Effective Proposal Budget Proposal Submission and Follow-up
• Professional Presentation Techniques
Module 8: Project Design Matrix (Logframe)
• Introduction to Project Design Matrix (Logframe)
• Components of a Project Design Matrix
• Defining Project Inputs, Outputs, Outcomes, and Impact
• Identifying Indicators and Means of Verification
• Creating a Logical Framework for Project Evaluation
• Using the Project Design Matrix for Project Management
• Adapting and Revising the Project Design Matrix
Module 9: Monitoring and Evaluation for NGOs
• Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
• Developing M&E Plans for Projects
• Data Collection Methods and Tools
• Data Analysis and Interpretation
• Using M&E Results for Learning and Improvement
• Reporting to Donors and Stakeholders
Module 10: Risk Management in NGOs
• Identifying and Assessing Risks in NGO Operations
• Mitigating and Managing Risks Effectively
• Crisis Management and Business Continuity Planning
• Learning from Risk Incidents and Adapting Strategies
• Ensuring Organizational Resilience
• 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 email@example.com or +254712260031