A4ID Law and Development Training Programme 2016-2017
This course explores role of the law in:
- International Development
- Financing Development
- Business and Human Rights
- Socio-Economic Rights
- Sustainable Development
The programme consists of five Saturday modules spread over 5 months. You can attend the whole programme, a combination of modules or one individual module.
Why take this programme
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.
Surveys have always been laborious, cumbersome and time consuming - often involving printing of these bulky questionnaires on paper, and transport the questionnaires to the field and then back. With the era of mobile technologies, the traditional survey processes, often associated with high risks of data loss and time wasting, have become old fashioned and outdated. Smartphones have greatly reduced the burden of traditional survey processes.
The proper use of social and behavior change communication interventions in development programs is critical in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Even before the advent of the SDGs, the United Nations General Assembly recognized the important role of communication for development (C4D) support in the United Nations system to enhance and to maximize the impact of the development programs through the passing of Resolution 50/130.
Introduction: Microsoft Excel is a program that can be used to create spreadsheets (lists or budgets), databases (database of beneficiaries and cases), or charts and graphs. Excel is useful for managing a complex data and can perform basic to advanced calculations and functions.
Excel Window Overview
What is a Cell?
What Is A Column and A Row?
Insert a Column
Delete a Column
Insert a Row
Delete A Row
Introduction: MS Excel is a powerful and widely used tool that helps people analyze information to make more informed decisions. Using Office Excel, you can share and manage your analysis and insight with coworkers, customers, and partners with greater confidence. Find the tools you want when you need them using the results-oriented Office Fluent user interface in MS Excel. Based on the job you need to accomplish, whether it's creating a table or writing a formula, MS Excel presents the appropriate commands when you need them.
Introduction: Monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) are part of everyday programme management and are critical to the success of all programmes, including those operating in humanitarian field. 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.
Introduction: The training aims to provide understanding of the international principles of protection of human rights and processes related to their implementation on a national or regional level. Further the training is to highlight importance and set ground for developing or improving skills in assessing the needs, enabling its participants to identify vulnerabilities (sexual and gender based violence, survivors of torture, basics of child protection) and understand the best practices in prevention and protection of vulnerable groups.
Introduction: UNHCR tells us that 50% of today’s refugees are children. As one of the most vulnerable groups that we encounter in refugee status determination it is critical that their claims are dealt with in an appropriate manner and that they are given the best opportunity to get their accounts across accurately. Children’s claims should only be dealt with by those with specialist training in managing claims from children and who have an understanding of child protection, signs of abuse and of human trafficking.
The Africa School of Project Management (ASPM) was established in the year 2000 in Kenya. The school was formed to address capacity building needs among development partners, donor organizations, Government agencies, and International and private sector firms in Africa.
The school has been pivotal in capacity building in South Sudan, South Africa, Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Congo, Somalia, Gambia, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda. The school has trained over 12,000 staffs.
The course focuses on clinical research data management that complies with international Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards as published by the International Congress on Harmonization, E6 Consolidated Guidance. The course will have an overview of the GCP process used internationally for conduct of human subjects’ research, and how it supports research data management that is accurate, complete, timely, verifiable, secure, and available for analysis.
The Strategic Financial Management intensive one week course that helps in the more advanced aspects of financial management to further develop the skills and confidence to manage the strategic aspects of finance.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
We have all heard that water is life, and indeed it is. What is often ignored, however, is the fact that water is also a key component of development. It is crucial for industry and agriculture, as well as for the health and quality of life of a nation’s citizens. Investment in efficient and sustainable infrastructure, for both urban and agricultural supply, has proven to yield great economic return.
This course is designed to introduce the logical framework approach (LFA) as a means to design project proposals for funding assistance. The training is aimed at building the skills and knowledge of participants to enhance their confidence in the use of the LFA, and supporting participants to submit logical and well structured project proposals.
In this training you will learn how to use R for effective data management and analysis. The training is job oriented and covers practical issues in statistical computing which includes programming in R, reading data into R, accessing R packages, and organizing and manipulating data. Topics in statistical data analysis will provide working examples.
Stata is a complete statistical software package for data management, data analysis and graphics. It comprises classical and advanced functions including: panel data analysis, forecasting, time series analysis, survival analysis, cross sectional and longitudinal survey methods, structural equation modeling, simulation methods and tables for almost all researchers and analysts. The software can be used via a graphical user interface (menus and dialog boxes) or a command-line interface using its very intuitive programming language.
Introduction: Proposal is an essential marketing document that helps cultivate an initial professional relationship between an organization and a donor over a project to be implemented. This training is designed to prepare an entire group to prepare proposals that win contracts. It focuses on both the clear writing and the business aspects of proposal writing. This training will immediately give your group the direction and organization needed to tackle the work involved in responding to different donors.