Applications are now open for the MA in Peace and Conflict Studies at The Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University.
This programme provides students with in-depth knowledge and understanding of peace and conflict theories, issues and practices, and an ability to apply theory and case studies to the practices of peacebuilding in complex situations.
The aim of this senior/middle management course is to give the participants a comprehensive view on DDR. The course will combine experiences from different DDR programmes with theoretical views on the subject.
There is increasing demand from multilateral agencies, funding bodies as well as boards of private companies for a strong demonstration that projects are being monitored and evaluated effectively.
Effective project monitoring allows a project team to make appropriate decisions on a day-to-day basis and ensures that projects are carried out as planned and modified when necessary.
In the rapidly changing and global context we live in, conflict is a feature of our current reality. Private and public sector organizations, find that they have to be more equipped to deal with different types of conflict. Personal conflicts, interpersonal conflicts and structural conflicts all point to the need for more effective tools for lasting problem-solving. Strategic negotiations and conflict management skills are critical skills for any manager to be effective in the workplace.
Participatory action research is a way of engaging people living in poverty as agents of change. It is of particular importance to development practitioners today, as it can ensure their interventions are relevant, appropriate and inclusive. As such it is increasingly relevant for NGOs working in the global South or North, as they shift towards a more people-centered way of developing, delivering and assessing their projects and programmes of work.
The Census and Survey Processing System (CSPro) is a tool for entering, editing, tabulating and disseminating data from surveys and censuses.
Do you know that out of the total time we spend in communicating?
- 22% is spent on reading and writing;
- 23% is spent on speaking; and
- 55% is spent on listening?
While we spend more than half of our communication time on listening, not all of us are naturally good listeners. Fortunately, listening is a skill that can be learnt.
Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Development are the best hope for reviving weak world economies. Entrepreneurs cannot do it alone; they need an enabling environment in which their business can grow. This course is designed to give insights into the basic requirements for increasing the level of entrepreneurship in communities at local and national levels.
Crisis management is no longer for those assigned to the task. Past experiences have shown that seemingly unaffected people and departments are also roped in to face the challenges of a disaster. It strikes when you least expect it and exacerbates when dangers and vulnerabilities are not identified or assessed and handled in a timely manner.
TorqAid has been facilitating accredited Disaster Risk Management (DRM) workshops across Australia and overseas since 2002. Indeed over 100 DRM and Participatory Project Management (PPM) workshops been run over this period. Whilst DRM and PPM workshops will continue to be offered for individual clients, TorqAid is now offering a new online DRM program, one which includes key elements of the PPM. This new online DRM program will consist of five complementary modules.
The Africa School of Project Management (ASPM) was established in the year 2000 in Kenya as a membership based professional management organisation. The school was formed to address capacity building needs among development partners, donor organizations, Government agencies, International and private sector firms in Africa.
Business and Human Rights
NEW FOR 2016 - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
2 day course (4 - 5 July 2016)
Course Tuition: $390
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 2
Duration: 5 Weeks
Introduction: This training course aims to provide support to people interested in submitting a successful project proposal for EU grants as well as to give participants management guidelines on the topic of European projects with especial focus on Horizon 2020 program, with the purpose of facilitating removal of hurdles, fully exploitation of applicants’ potential and access to knowledge.
This training is meant to support participants to EU’s H2020 program, to move from their project concept ideas to the formulation of successful project proposals
Asset Africa Institute, (www.assetafrica.co.ke), is pleased to announce the following workshop which will take place in June/July 2016, in Nairobi, Kenya.
Course Name: Organization Governance, Management and Technical Leadership Workshop
Date: 29th June-1st July 2016
Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
Introduction: All contracts for EU funded external actions require the Recipient to exercise and implement adequate financial management. Financial management is a fundamental Contractual Condition. Failure to have adequate internal control mechanism including asset management, documentation and filing and cash management may result in the Contracting Authority’s terminating the contract and recovering the amounts already paid but unreported.
Introduction: Sound financial management is critical to the success of all types of development projects and should take account of project systems and country systems for financial management. The objective of this training is to enable the participants to better manage the financial and cost aspects of the development projects. This training will promote a better understanding of cost behavior, implications of financial decision and various aspects of project financial management in special context of humanitarian environment.
Peace, Security, and Governance in Goal 16:
How Do We Tackle This?
GOAL 16 of the Sustainable Development Goals seeks to promote peaceful and inclusive societies, provide access to justice for all, and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions. In doing so, it sets out an ambitious vision of governance, peace and security, and accountability that will invigorate the work of all development actors in the years ahead.
Financial Management, Communication and Project Funding
Learning financial skills to increase impact
Learn financial skills to increase impact