Effective NGOs Management and Project Skills

Course Date Duration Location Registration
29/04/2024 To 03/05/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
13/05/2024 To 17/05/2024 5 Days Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
27/05/2024 To 31/05/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
24/06/2024 To 28/06/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
08/07/2024 To 12/07/2024 5 Days Dubai
22/07/2024 To 26/07/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
05/08/2024 To 09/08/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
19/08/2024 To 23/08/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
16/09/2024 To 20/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
14/10/2024 To 18/10/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
21/10/2024 To 25/10/2024 5 Days Kigali,Rwanda
11/11/2024 To 15/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
18/11/2024 To 22/11/2024 5 Days Dar es salaam, Tanzania
09/12/2024 To 13/12/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
23/12/2024 To 27/12/2024 5 Days Dubai

Introduction:

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.

 

Course Objectives:

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.

Organizational Benefits:

       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.

Course Duration:

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.

Target Participants:

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.

Course Outline:

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

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 training@fdc-k.org or +254712260031

       Website:www.fdc-k.org

 

 

 

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