As with all sectors, the development sector requires specific knowledge and skills, Besides, the development sector is constantly evolving and management styles and project strategies need to be adjusted accordingly. Development professionals who are entering the field of project and programme management need to be up-to-date with the latest developments, both in theory and practice.
The Project Management course is specially designed for development professionals who are either entering the field of project and programme management, or want to refresh their knowledge and become acquainted with the latest developments in planning, budgeting and monitoring.
The course features in depth introductions to planning and monitoring skills for staff who are new to the responsibility of guiding projects and programmes towards their targets. Participants will learn how to plan development interventions in a participatory manner and how to set up a comprehensive monitoring system that will allow them to keep track of the progress of the project or programme they are responsible for.
At the end of this course participants will have acquired three important management skills:
? (Participatory) Planning of development project;
? Resource allocation and budgeting of development project;
? Establishing a Management System to monitor the implementation of the project.