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Master of Science in Humanitarian Programme Management | Training

17 September 2018 - 1 September 2019
Bioforce Institute in Europe, 41 avenue du 8 mai 1945 France

At the end of this 12-month MSc training programme, graduates are prepared and ready to work for both for-profit and nonprofit organisations. At a glance: 3 months at the Bioforce Institute: participants focus on the humanitarian programme manager’s core competencies (managing people & organisations, managing programmes & projects, managing finance & funding). 4 months at Grenoble Ecole de Management, for extra inputs from for-profit organisations, with a strong opening on strategy, marketing and geopolitics. 5 months field assignment. It is currently difficult for many…

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M&E, Data Management & Analysis for Agriculture, and Rural Development Programmes

11 March - 22 March
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

 INTRODUCTION Food security is paramount in any particular nation and plays a major role towards the achievement of the other sustainable development goals; that is poverty eradication, good health and well-being, decent work and further towards economic growth goals. Rural development not only plays a major role in eradicating poverty by providing alternative sources of livelihoods but also significantly contributes to agricultural growth which in turn contributes to food security. This training , therefore, aims at aiding personnel in the agricultural sector…

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$10 - $2100

Training on Monitoring and Evaluation for Food Security and Nutrition Programs

11 March - 22 March
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

INTRODUCTION This training programme aims to improve the effectiveness of Monitoring and Evaluation of Food Security and Nutrition programs through identifying and disseminating successful methods, tools and practices. This will, in turn, improve the monitoring and evaluation skills of the personnel implementing food security and nutrition programmes in the implementing agencies. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This is a general training is targeting variety of programme staff, management team members and thematic staff, Project Management Officials, government officials, programme managers; policy makers and programme…

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GIS Data Collection, Management, Analysis, Visualization and Mapping Training

11 March - 22 March
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

INTRODUCTION This training introduces students to both the social and technical aspects of digital mapping. Students will learn fundamental concepts and techniques in cartography and GIS, including file types, data classification, projections and coordinate systems and elementary analytical techniques in a range of desktop and web-based mapping platforms. In addition to providing the fundamental technical competencies necessary to create maps, students will develop the critical awareness required to effectively communicate complex social processes through maps. This course comprises 10 modules,…

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Effective Monitoring & Evaluation for Public and Donor-Funded programmes

18 March - 29 March
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

INTRODUCTION This training introduces key principles and practices in the management, monitoring, and evaluation of international development projects, and equips participants with project management, Monitoring, and Evaluation skills.The training blends planning and management principles with skill development related to data collection and analysis. FOR WHOM IS THIS TRAINING INTENDED? This training is intended for Project Management Officials, government officials, department heads and program managers; policy makers and program implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, University Researchers among others.…

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$1050.00

Training on Achievement of Gender Equity in Development Projects

18 March - 22 March
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya

Event Details: Training on Achievement of Gender Equity in Development Projects  INTRODUCTION This training is aimed at building the capacity and commitment of participants to undertake programs targeted at eradicating gender-based violence and to develop a new movement for gender equality. This course offers a detailed examination of the concepts of gender, gender-based violence, sexuality, and rights. It further seeks to explore the impact of gender-based violence on various sectors of development e.g, education, health and agricultural development. TRAINING OBJECTIVES The…

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$1800

Multi-Hazard risk assessment Training

18 March - 27 March
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya

Event Details: Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment Training  INTRODUCTION This course deals with the procedures to collect, analyze and evaluate spatial information for risk assessment from natural and human-induced hazards (such as geological hazard, hydro-meteorological hazards, environmental hazards and technological hazards). The course will guide you through the entire process of risk assessment, on the basis of a case study of a city exposed to multiple hazards, in a developing country (Risk City). Also a number of case studies are used from Europe…

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$1050.00

Training on Conflict Resolution, Negotiation and Mediation

18 March - 22 March
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya

Event Details: Training on Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, and Mediation INTRODUCTION Conflict is an inevitable part of our lives but how we view it and how we deal with it can turn it from being an unpleasant experience into one where we learn and grow. The underlying factors that cause conflicts are usually in place long before the outbreak of violence. It is the escalation in particular that in most cases turns a peaceful situation, into a destructive and deadly conflict. WHO…

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$1050.00

Financial Management Training

18 March - 22 March
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya

Event Details: Financial Management Training INTRODUCTION Financial management is about preparing, directing and managing the money activities of a business/organization in order to achieve financial objectives. It is therefore crucial for both public and private sector organizations. Management needs to ensure that enough funding is available at the right time to meet the needs of the business. In the short term, funding may be needed to invest in equipment and stocks, pay employees and fund sales made on credit. In the…

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$2100

Training on Senior Management Leadership Program

18 March - 29 March
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya

This Training on Senior Management Leadership Program is a dynamic, high profile leadership and management program targeted at top level senior managers and executives of various organizations; designed to accelerate the executive leadership process by transforming the way its participants think, manage globally,

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Health Sector Programme Management using GIS Course

18 March - 22 March
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

Course Date: 18th – 22nd, March 2019 View course content and register as individual or group Organizer: Foscore Development Center Course Fee: $ 1,000, Ksh 70,000   INTRODUCTION  This course offers an introduction to GIS and how it is used in public health and epidemiological research. It will introduce participants to the basics including working with and integrating spatial and non-spatial data; geographic scale and spatial precision; decoding; visualization; thematic mapping; and understanding spatial relationships. Specific skills and tools will…

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Strategic Project Design and Management Training

18 March @ 08:00 - 29 March @ 17:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage…

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Training on GIS Mapping and Spatial Data Analysis

18 March @ 08:00 - 22 March @ 16:30
Hennessis Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya, Hennessis Hotel, Limuru Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya

About the Course Geographical information Systems have become an essential tool for planning, resource management and decision making. The ability of GIS to store, retrieve, analyze model and map spatial data has enhanced its application. Geographic information systems are used in infrastructure management, project beneficiary mapping, service facilities mapping, land use planning, market analysis, impact analysis and utilities management. This course aims at equipping the learners with knowledge to use GIS tools to visualize real world features, explore spatial data…

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$1000

Disaster Response and Recovery

25 March - 29 March
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

Even after implementing all the disaster prevention strategies disaster still do happen. During the acute phases of response operations Incident Management Teams are tasked to solve critical problems by making concrete decisions. Incident Management System should therefore have policies, rules and culture that guide Incident Management Teams during emergency response. During post disaster phase community can learn and adopt new practices that can help reduce the magnitude of disaster or prevent its reoccurrence altogether. However, mismanagement of the post disaster…

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GIS for Water Resource Management Training

25 March - 29 March
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya

INTRODUCTION The aim of this course is to provide both a solid theoretical understanding and a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of geographic information systems and remote sensing technologies for the analysis and solution of different water and environmental problems. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? The course is designed for professionals (engineers and scientists) active in the water/environmental sector, especially those involved in planning and management of water systems as well as numerical modeling. Prerequisites are a basic knowledge of computing and water related topics.…

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GIS application in Disaster Risk Reduction Training

25 March - 29 March
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya

INTRODUCTION Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have improved prospects for solving technical problems through the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for hazard mapping and modeling, the use of web-based data sources to facilitate research on disaster management and the use of searchable databases for hazard information. Not all Caribbean countries, however, have been able to fully utilize these opportunities. This course aims to impart practical skills on how to use GIS, to overcome the major challenges faced in all…

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$1050.00

Sustainable Local Economic Development training

25 March - 29 March
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya

Event Details: Sustainable Local Economic Development training INTRODUCTION The focus of this course is on creating and managing multi-stakeholder processes that take place in the local and regional urban economy. Regions and localities are faced with two major trends in opposite directions: internationalization and decentralization. Internationalization exacerbates the interactions between the global and the local levels but operates selectively. KEY TAKEAWAYS Conceptualizing local economic development studies Why has LED become an issue? - Globalization, cohesion, and competitiveness Why has LED become…

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$1050.00

Public Health in WASH during Emergencies Training

25 March - 29 March
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya

Event Details: Public Health in WASH during Emergencies Training INTRODUCTION In the event of a disaster, the existing water storage facilities are inadequate to meet the current or expected demands. The existing water supply pipelines are vulnerable and basic WASH materials are lacking to meet the demand in the event of the disaster. Preparedness and response capacities of health facilities are insufficient due to the lack of trained professional human resources, lack of coordination and inadequate policies. Issues at Health Sector…

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$10 - $1050

Strategic Project Design and Management Training

1 April
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day First of the month, repeating until 13 December 2019

Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage…

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$1000

Public Health Engineering in Humanitarian Contexts

1 April - 5 April
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

Introduction Water sanitation and hygiene in humanitarian crisis is a critical issue that requires attention to avoid outbreak of infectious waterborne diseases. Such diseases can cause high cases of morbidity and mortality following a disaster further escalating the panic mode making it difficult to control. This course prepares qualified personnel (e.g. engineers and public health professionals) interested in becoming aid workers to further their skills and learn more about humanitarian WASH methods. Target Group Aid workers. engineers and public health…

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