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August 2019

Training on Monitoring & Evaluation, Accountability and Learning

28 August @ 09:00 - 20 December @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) are part of everyday programme management and are critical to the success of all programmes. MEAL technical quality is very important across a portfolio of projects. Without an effective MEAL system we would be unable to track progress, make adjustments, discover unplanned effects of programmes, or judge the impact that we have made on the lives of those with whom we are working. A MEAL system also helps individuals and teams to be…

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October 2019
$1800

Training workshop on Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment

14 October - 23 October
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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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…

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$1800

8 Days Workshop on Climate Risk Management in a Changing Environment

14 October - 23 October
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Climate Risk Management in A Changing Environment INTRODUCTION Climate change and its impacts have become one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. Climate-related risks, whether concurrent or prospective, need to be addressed swiftly as part of development strategies at all levels. With population expansion and rapid industrialization in both developed and developing countries, policy-makers need to ensure resilience to the possible exacerbation of risks caused by hydro-meteorological hazards due to climate change. However, understanding the…

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Research Approaches, Data Management & Analysis for Quantitative and Qualitative Researches using Stata & NVivo 14th to 25th October 2019

14 October @ 08:00 - 25 October @ 17:00
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Research Approaches, Data Management & Analysis for Quantitative and Qualitative Researches using Stata & NVivo 1 INTRODUCTION This training seeks to enhance the skills of participants using both qualitative and quantitative research approaches in undertaking their researches, projects programs, feasibility studies among others. The training will cover ways to undertaking research with particular attention to collecting and analyzing both qualitative and quantitative data; the use of Information Technology for data collection (mobile Based Data Collection using ODK), data management analysis…

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Gender Mainstreaming in Project Development & Management Training

16 October @ 09:00 - 25 October @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This course is designed to equip participants with gender mainstreaming skills for better management of community-based development programmes. The course will further provide participants with a concrete ‘step-by-step’ approach including hints and guidelines for developing and implementing a successful project from a gender-based perspective in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs. In this course, several issues and problem areas of project management for innovation will be covered. Particular attention will be paid to delivering products and services…

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$1050

Training Workshop on Community Development

21 October - 25 October
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Community Development Training INTRODUCTION This certificate training is designed to introduce individuals to community development as a concept as well as basic skills in mobilizing communities for development and influencing social change. This training is, therefore, aimed at building the capacity of individuals involved in community mobilization as well as those seeking innovative approaches in community development activities. TRAINING OBJECTIVES By the end of the course, participants will be able to: Understand the concept of community development Identify…

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$1050

Training Workshop on Sustainable Local Economic Development

21 October - 25 October
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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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…

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$1050

Training Workshop on Grant Management

21 October - 25 October
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Grant Management Training INTRODUCTION This course is comprehensive on grants management and fundraising, spanning the grants life cycle from pre-award through grant closeout. The course provides the Federal, pass-through, and recipient work forces with the knowledge and skills they need to improve program and public accountability, efficiency, and outcomes for beneficiaries. TRAINING OBJECTIVES Identify and understand the critical terms and conditions of grant aid for donor-funded projects Ensure compliance with donor terms and conditions Understand the donor requirements…

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$1050

Training Workshop on Contract Management

21 October - 25 October
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Introduction to Contract Management Training INTRODUCTION The training course aims to equip participants with an awareness of a variety of tools, techniques and methods which will help them manage contracts more effectively. Participants will examine the contract life cycle, the responsibilities of key stakeholders within the life cycle, and strategies for effective contract management. FOR WHOM THE COURSE IS RELEVANT The course is particularly relevant for project managers, contract managers, HR managers, solicitors, stakeholders, business executives and/or anyone…

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$1050

Training Workshop on Finance for Non-Finance Managers

21 October - 22 October
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Finance for Non-Finance Managers Training INTRODUCTION Business leaders rely on financial information to make effective decisions. The financial information provides a clear picture of the past, the present and the much-needed forecast to the future. By performing a good analysis of the financial standing of the business, the managers can effectively measure the impact in terms of cost-effectiveness, the profitability and the wealth creation for the shareholders and related stakeholders TRAINING OBJECTIVES To assist the Non-finance professionals to…

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$1050

Training workshop on Logistics, Commodity, and Supply Management

21 October - 25 October
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Logistics, Commodity, and Supply Management Training INTRODUCTION Reliable and affordable supplies of commodities are critical for the success of any particular organization as it affects the quality of the services, their availability and also influences the cost of production. Therefore, an effective commodity management system must be in place to ensure their accessibility and effective utilization. This training program thus provides a platform for participants to understand skills for building, maintaining and sustaining an effective commodity supply systems.…

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$1050

Training workshop on Drought Contingency Planning

21 October - 25 October
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Drought Contingency Planning Training INTRODUCTION Strengthening drought disaster preparedness at global, regional and national is critical to save lives, protect livelihoods and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises. However, significant gaps exist in the many international development systems in the coordination of disaster and emergency preparedness efforts. These can be addressed by better integrating contingency planning into organizational processes through establishing agreed standards and tools for multi-hazard emergency preparedness. Drought contingency planning ensures that individuals and organizations know…

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Training on Monitoring & Evaluating, Accountability and Learning

23 October - 8 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) are part of everyday programme management and are critical to the success of all programmes. MEAL technical quality is very important across a portfolio of projects. Without an effective MEAL system we would be unable to track progress, make adjustments, discover unplanned effects of programmes, or judge the impact that we have made on the lives of those with whom we are working. A MEAL system also helps individuals and teams to be…

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Project Design, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Training

23 October @ 09:00 - 1 November @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION The training is expected to help participants understand the need for projects in development, appreciate the phases in project management, develop a practical project idea and write a comprehensive project proposal. It will also equip participants to come up with possible project funding sources, liaise with stakeholders in project idea initiation and develop fundraising initiatives. COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of the programme, participants should be able to: Understand the need for projects in development Appreciate the phases in project…

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International Training on Research Design & Methodology, Data management, Analysis, Inferences and Reporting 28th October – 8th November 2019

28 October - 8 November
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details:International Training on Research Design & Methodology, Data management, Analysis, Inferences and Reporting 1 INTRODUCTION In order to conduct and evaluate any research, it is important to come up and embrace appropriate research Design & Methodology, Data management, Analysis, Inferences and Reporting standards for decision making. Without appropriate research design and methodology, the entire process is distorted interfering with the integrity of data collect leading to an inaccurate and inappropriate analysis of research findings. Improper statistical analyses distort scientific findings,…

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$1050

Contingency Planning Training

28 October - 1 November
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Contingency Planning Training INTRODUCTION Strengthening disaster preparedness at global, regional and national is critical to save lives, protect livelihoods and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises. However, significant gaps exist in the many international development systems in the coordination of disaster and emergency preparedness efforts. These can be addressed by better-integrating contingency planning and business continuity planning into organizational processes through establishing agreed standards and tools for multi-hazard emergency preparedness. TRAINING OBJECTIVES The training will aid participants in…

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$1050

Gender and Development Training

28 October - 1 November
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Training on Gender and Development 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 overall purpose of…

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November 2019
$10 - $1050

Strategic Project Design and Management Training

4 November
|Recurring Event (See all)

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 + Google Map

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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$1050

Training Workshop on Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction

4 November - 8 November

Event Details: Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction Training INTRODUCTION Child-centered disaster risk reduction (CCDRR) is a process to strengthen the community’s resilience. Children become activists and mobilize community through influencing individuals, peer groups, and other stakeholders towards the achievement of resilience in communities in times of disaster. CCDDR complements to national action plans for children through empowering children and community as whole towards disaster risk reduction. TRAINING OBJECTIVES Child Centered Community Development (CCCD) The relationship between Development and Disasters An…

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$1050

Training Workshop on Effective Grant Proposal Writing

4 November - 8 November
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Effective Grant Proposal Writing Training INTRODUCTION The course provides an understanding of and practice in grant proposal writing for non-profits, foundations, and government agencies. Our online structured proposal writing course will show you how to write a proposal that gets funded. This distance learning course will teach you to prepare grants proposal effectively and find the best funding sources for your projects and non-profits TRAINING OBJECTIVE By the end of this course, participants will be able to describe…

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Training on Project Cycle Management Using the Logical Framework Approach

6 November - 15 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This training follows a systematic process of introduction to Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach. By the end of the training, the participants should be able to understand project cycle management, how to use the tools, and have basic skills in using the Logical Framework Approach in the management of projects and programmes. DURATION 5 Days WHO IS THE TRAINING INTENDED FOR? The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and…

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Project Design, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Training

6 November - 15 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION The training is expected to help participants understand the need for projects in development, appreciate the phases in project management, develop a practical project idea and write a comprehensive project proposal. It will also equip participants to come up with possible project funding sources, liaise with stakeholders in project idea initiation and develop fundraising initiatives. COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of the programme, participants should be able to: Understand the need for projects in development Appreciate the phases in project…

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Training on Effective Monitoring & Evaluation for Public and Donor-Funded programme

6 November - 22 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

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

6 November - 22 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

 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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Project Cycle Management Training

6 November @ 09:00 - 15 November @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Project Cycle Management PCM is a management tool based on the Log-frame approach which is used in project development. The project cycle enables provision of structures that ensures Stakeholders are consulted and relevant information is available thus enhancing informed decision making in crucial stages of a project. The cycle is made up of six components including; Programming, Identification, Formulation, Financing, Implementation, and Evaluation. This course will equip participants with skills in project design using Logical Framework, Result-based management concepts…

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Training on Monitoring & Evaluation for Human Rights Programmes

6 November @ 09:00 - 22 November @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) skills are fundamental to the process of designing and implementing programs that impact human beings positively, analyzing and using data, and conducting advocacy for human rights-based programs. In order to build the capacity of M&E professionals who are actively engaged in the human rights sector, this two weeks programme will provide hands-on training in M&E systems and the application of M&E data to decision making in human rights programming. The workshop offers intensive training that…

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Training on Mobile Data Collection using ODK and Kobo Toolbox (18th to 22nd November 2019)

18 November @ 08:00 - 22 November @ 17:00
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details: Mobile Data Collection using ODK and Kobo Toolbox Training ODK and KOBO.JPG633×524 58.7 KB INTRODUCTION The exercise of data collection remains indispensable in capturing quality evidence that then translates to rich data analysis and allows the building of a convincing and credible answer to questions that have been posed. With different organizations, professional, Programmes and projects collecting data regularly to evaluate and monitor progress and performance, best practices of data collection are more needed than ever to ensure that…

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Gender Mainstreaming in Project Development & Management Training

20 November - 29 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This course is designed to equip participants with gender mainstreaming skills for better management of community-based development programmes. The course will further provide participants with a concrete ‘step-by-step’ approach including hints and guidelines for developing and implementing a successful project from a gender-based perspective in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs. In this course, several issues and problem areas of project management for innovation will be covered. Particular attention will be paid to delivering products and services…

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Project Design, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Training

27 November - 6 December
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION The training is expected to help participants understand the need for projects in development, appreciate the phases in project management, develop a practical project idea and write a comprehensive project proposal. It will also equip participants to come up with possible project funding sources, liaise with stakeholders in project idea initiation and develop fundraising initiatives. COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of the programme, participants should be able to: Understand the need for projects in development Appreciate the phases in project…

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Strategic Project Design and Management Training

27 November - 13 December
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

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

27 November - 12 December
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

 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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December 2019

Training on Effective Monitoring & Evaluation for Public and Donor-Funded programmes

1 December - 13 December
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

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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$10 - $1050

Strategic Project Design and Management Training

2 December
|Recurring Event (See all)

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 + Google Map

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 Project Cycle Management Using the Logical Framework Approach

2 December - 6 December
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This training follows a systematic process of introduction to Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach. By the end of the training, the participants should be able to understand project cycle management, how to use the tools, and have basic skills in using the Logical Framework Approach in the management of projects and programmes. DURATION 5 Days WHO IS THE TRAINING INTENDED FOR? The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and…

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International Training on Research Design & Methodology, Data management, Analysis, Inferences and Reporting (2nd to 13th December 2019)

2 December @ 08:00 - 13 December @ 17:00
Versed Professional Services, 9656-00300
Nairobi, n 00300 Kenya
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Event Details:International Training on Research Design & Methodology, Data management, Analysis, Inferences and Reporting International Research design.JPG702×523 72.7 KB INTRODUCTION In order to conduct and evaluate any research, it is important to come up and embrace appropriate research Design & Methodology, Data management, Analysis, Inferences and Reporting standards for decision making. Without appropriate research design and methodology, the entire process is distorted interfering with the integrity of data collect leading to an inaccurate and inappropriate analysis of research findings. Improper…

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Training on Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation (PM&E) for Development Projects/Programmes

4 December @ 08:00 - 20 December @ 17:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) Training is designed to recognize and include communities as important stakeholders in data collection and evaluation. It expands the notion of accountability to answer not only whether organizations are fulfilling the terms of the funding they receive, but also whether they are fulfilling the needs and goals of the communities they serve. PM&E requires including community voices in monitoring and evaluation, and building the capacity of community members to become active partners in this process. This training aims to…

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Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects Training

4 December @ 09:00 - 13 December @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Result based monitoring and evaluation helps observe the results achieved throughout the project term. This five-day course focuses on bringing in accountability of monitoring and evaluation for ensuring project completion on time within budgeted costs. COURSE OBJECTIVES Recognizing the elements for the planning of Monitoring and Evaluation systems. Identify national and firm projects and programs to be implemented Identify the different stakeholders and their roles. Define key results and develop a logic model to show how they are connected.…

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Gender Mainstreaming in Project Development & Management Training

4 December @ 09:00 - 13 December @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION This course is designed to equip participants with gender mainstreaming skills for better management of community-based development programmes. The course will further provide participants with a concrete ‘step-by-step’ approach including hints and guidelines for developing and implementing a successful project from a gender-based perspective in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs. In this course, several issues and problem areas of project management for innovation will be covered. Particular attention will be paid to delivering products and services…

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Training on Monitoring & Evaluation for Human Rights Programmes

4 December @ 09:00 - 20 December @ 16:00
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) skills are fundamental to the process of designing and implementing programs that impact human beings positively, analyzing and using data, and conducting advocacy for human rights-based programs. In order to build the capacity of M&E professionals who are actively engaged in the human rights sector, this two weeks programme will provide hands-on training in M&E systems and the application of M&E data to decision making in human rights programming. The workshop offers intensive training that…

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