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September 2018

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

10 September - 21 September
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…

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

10 September - 21 September
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

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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Training on Human Resource Management and Development

10 September - 21 September
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Training on Human Resource Management and Development INTRODUCTION With globalization and technological advances, today’s organizations are continuously changing. Thus, organizational change impacts not only the business but also its employees. In order to maximize organizational effectiveness, human potentials, individuals’ capabilities, time, and talents must be managed and developed. Hence, the practice of human resource management (HRM) andDevelopment (HRD) works to ensure that employees are able to meet the organization’s goals. This training is designed to build participants’ awareness, knowledge,…

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

17 September - 28 September
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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Resilient Livelihoods Training ON 17th – 21st September 2018

17 September - 21 September
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Secure livelihoods are characterized by households that have different activities within the community that provide income, shelter, and other factors to ensure their well-being. This ensures that the society has adequate resources to fall back on in times of need. Livelihood security can be promoted through improving diversity and security of resources, skills, and technologies that are available to agricultural communities. This training event is therefore intended to enable households, communities, and countries build resilience so as to strengthen…

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Training on Project Cycle Management Using the Logical Framework Approach

24 September - 28 September
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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Training on Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation (PM&E) for Development Projects/Programmes

24 September - 5 October
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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Research, Data management, Tabulations & Graphics, Statistical Analysis and Inferences using Stata Training 24th -29th September 2018

24 September - 28 September
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Stata statistical software is an interactive data management and statistical analysis program, which has become very popular among researchers in most disciplines. The program provides a broad range of statistics. It is very user-friendly and the tremendous potential of Stata to benefit the data management process is extremely amazing and exciting to explore. It provides everything you need for data analysis, data management, and graphics. The focus of this training is to enable participants to learn how to apply…

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Research, Data management, Tabulations & Graphics, Statistical Analysis and Inferences using SPSS Training 24th -29th September 2018

24 September - 28 September
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

INTRODUCTION Research, Data management, Graphics & statistical analysis has always been integral parts of development work, and has been playing critical role towards achieving of Sustainable development Goals (SDGs). As a result, knowledge on research methodologies and application of statistical application softwares to support data analysis in this era is very important. Statistical packages for Social Sciences (SPSS) has proved to be quite useful for the purpose of data management, graphical representation, and statistical analysis of data. SPSS application is…

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Research Approaches, Data Management & Analysis for Quantitative and Qualitative Researches using Stata & NVivo

24 September - 5 October
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

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 and interpretation of empirical results. The focus of this training is therefore to enable participants learn…

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Grant Management Training

24 September - 28 September
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Grant Management Training INTRODUCTION This course is comprehensive on grants management and fundraising, spanning the grants lifecycle from pre-award through grant closeout. The course provides the Federal, pass-through, and recipient workforces 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 in relation to…

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Public Health in WASH during Emergencies Training 24th -28th Sep 2018

24 September - 28 September
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

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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October 2018

Project Design, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Training 8th -12th October 2018

8 October - 12 October
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 Project Cycle Management Using the Logical Framework Approach 8th -12 October 2018

8 October - 12 October
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Training on Project Cycle Management Using the Logical Framework Approach 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…

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International Training on Research Design & Methodology, Data management, Analysis, Inferences and Reporting

8 October - 19 October
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: International Training on Research Design & Methodology, Data management, Analysis, Inferences and Reporting INTRODUCTION In order to conduct and evaluate any research, it is important to come up and embrace appropriate researchDesign & 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, mislead…

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Logistics, Commodity and Supply Management Training

8 October
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

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. COURSE…

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Mobile Based Data Collection Skills for Monitoring and Evaluation processes Using Open Data Kit (ODK)

15 October - 19 October
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Detail: ODK for Monitoring and Evaluation  INTRODUCTION Data collection and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) have always been integral parts of development work. In the past, these tasks were performed with paper and pen, which made them prone to error, difficult to conduct on a large scale, and high in transaction costs. COURSE OBJECTIVES The course will introduce participants to tools and techniques to gather data for project/programme outcomes to stakeholders using innovative Mobile data gathering tools. At the end of…

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Training on Data Processing using Census and Survey Processing System (CSPro)

15 October - 19 October
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Training on Data Processing using Census and SurveyProcessing System (CSPro)  INTRODUCTION The data processing is responsible for manual editing and coding of questionnaires, data entry, computer editing and tabulation of products like the population database for all Surveys and Censuses. The data processing division has established its editing, coding and data entry in different spaces of place. The Census and Survey Processing System (CSPro) is a tool for entering, editing, tabulating and disseminating data from surveys and censuses. This…

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Grant Management Training

22 October - 26 October
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Grant Management Training INTRODUCTION This course is comprehensive on grants management and fundraising, spanning the grants lifecycle from pre-award through grant closeout. The course provides the Federal, pass-through, and recipient workforces 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 in relation to…

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Public Health in WASH during Emergencies Training

22 October - 26 October
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

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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Training on Drought Contingency Planning

22 October - 26 October
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

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 what to do when drought strikess,…

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Qualitative Research Data Management and Analysis Using NVivo Training

29 October - 2 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

Event Details: Qualitative Research Data Management and Analysis UsingNVivo Training  INTRODUCTION The systematic and rigorous preparation and analysis of qualitative data are usually time-consuming and labor intensive. To lessen this burden, it is important that researchers become aware of NVivo. NVivo has features such as character-based coding, rich text capabilities and multimedia functions that are crucial for qualitative data management. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This is a general course targeting participants wishing to analyze rich messy qualitative data. The participants can be…

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Training on Achievement of Gender Equity in Development Projects

29 October - 2 November
Appleton Resort Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map

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 the training programme is to increase participant’s…

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