Project Cycle Management Training
Job Title: Project Cycle Management Training
Job Type: Other
Location: Hargeisa – Somaliland
In order to maximize the chances of success of any individual, it is important that he/she understands the various aspects of the project cycle management. This Project Cycle Management Course is designed to impart practical skills and knowledge, confidence related to the conceptualization, planning, implementation, management and evaluation of all kinds of projects including development, emergency and community projects in both private and public sectors.
WHY THIS COURSE? Project Cycle Management plays a very critical role in: 1. Determining the success of a project; 2.Proper identification for community needs; 3. Proper planning for the project in terms of the resources; 4. Proper implementation of the project results/outcomes; 5. Proper monitoring and Evaluation; 5. Provision of quality products and services to the clients; 6. Time saving as well as minimizing costs.
The training will cover the following areas:
Module 0: Introduction
- Training Rules
Module 1: Overview of PCM
- Characteristic of a project
- Project Versus Program
- Project Cycle Management
- Why Projects Fail
- The Project Constraint Triangle
- Project Manager Competencies
- The Project Life Cycle
Module 2: Project Identification
- The Importance of Project Identification
- Needs Assessment
- Why a Needs Assessment
- Types of Needs Assessment Research Methods
Module 3: Project Design
- Project Planning
- Stakeholder Analysis
- Problem and Objective Trees
- Strategy Analysis
- Logical Framework Approach
Module 4: Project Implementation
- Project Kick off Meeting
- Baseline Survey
- Project work plans
- Project M&E plan
- Managing Project Resource(people & financial)
Module 5: Monitoring and Reviewing
- Monitoring and Evaluation in the Project Cycle
- Why Monitoring?
- Different types of monitoring
- Why Evaluation?
- Types of evaluations
- Link between Log frame and Evaluation
- Project Evaluation Criteria
Much emphasis will be put on the Practical skills. Plenary presentation & Group Work with the use of templates, and practical tools will be supplemented with Knowledge Transfer Activities that each participant will develop and implement in their work. After-Training, follow-up and remedial coaching will be offered to interested participants and organizations on request. Only a small number of participants will be admitted for the training to ensure quality, time utilization for each participant.
The training is suitable for development practitioners, managers, program/project staff from NGOs, and individuals interested in working in the development sector.
Participants will be issued a certification upon successful completion of the training
Application deadline: 11, January, 2018
Training Days: 8
The course fee is USD 25 per participant. The fee is inclusive of tuition, training materials and certificate of participation.