Clear and efficient communication is essential to the success of projects carried out in humanitarian settings. CERAH is one of the few institutes providing courses in communication, advocacy and negotiation that are specifically tailored for humanitarian action.
Communication during aid action projects confronts several, important challenges. Humanitarian workers need to, often simultaneously, build positive relations with the affected populations, authorities and journalists, raise awareness and support, as well as lobby the cause they defend.
Distance Learning Certificate of Advanced Studies - Designing Strategies and Projects for Humanitarian Action.
This Certificate aims to reinforce the knowledge and skills that you require to confront current challenges faced by humanitarian actors working in complex environments. The course emphasizes adaptive and flexible strategies and projects. It focuses on your actual working environment and enables you to reflect on your current practice as you learn.
The Africa School of Project Management (ASPM) was established in the year 2000 in Kenya as a membership based professional management organisation.
The school has been pivotal in capacity building in South Sudan, South Africa, Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Congo, Somalia, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda. The school has trained over 12,000 staffs who are involved in different projects and also conducted surveys, evaluations and research in different projects and businesses in Africa. Learning Contents
Upon successful completion of this course participants should be able to:
Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster
Learn the principles guiding humanitarian response to modern emergencies, and the challenges faced in the field today.
About this course
From the Syrian refugee crisis to the West Africa Ebola outbreak, humanitarian emergencies have reached unprecedented dimensions and proportions. As need for humanitarian aid grows, how can efforts to alleviate human suffering evolve with it?
The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in collaboration with the Italian Society for International Organization (SIOI), is organizing the second edition of the Winter School on Environmental Crimes, which will take place at SIOI headquarters in Rome, from 12 to 16 December, 2016.
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.
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A survey collects information from or about people to describe, compare, or explain their knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour. Contrary to a census, a survey usually collects data from a representative sample, from which researchers generalize about the whole population.
Excel has powerful tools that enable busy users to set up systems that simplify data analysis and interpretation. Effectively using Excel allows users to devote their time more profitably to making decisions about and acting on results, with more effective outcomes.
Good ideas do not always get the attention that they deserve. Frequently, badly organized, wordy reports tend to hide important information, and the important messages are lost. We show participants a systematic approach to report writing so that they are able to write clear, logically structured reports in less time.
Upon completion of this training course, participants will be able to:
This 2 week training is design to impact job oriented skills for monitoring and evaluation that are highly demanded in the development industry. After following this course you will be capable of designing and managing Monitoring and Evaluation Systems which meet the standards of donor agencies.
The demand for data on impact of policies, programmes and interventions on agriculture and rural development is rapidly growing. Both governments and civil society have a need for information on food and nutrition conditions and trends and the impact of policies and interventions.
This five-day course is aimed at providing an overview of results-based monitoring and evaluation methods with practical applications of tools and methods. This course will provide participants with M&E tools, techniques and resources needed for planning, organizing, and/or managing programs and projects. Through exercises and group work, participants will learn the links between results-based measurement, monitoring and program evaluation. Time will be allotted for practical exercises and informal question and answer sessions around common M&E problem areas.
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.
Asset Africa Institute, (www.assetafrica.co.ke), is pleased to announce the following seminar set to take place in October, 2016, in Nairobi, Kenya
Seminar Name: Advanced Project Cycle Management Skills for Large Projects and Programs
Date: 4th -7th October 2016
Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
Cost: USD 695
Need for the training
When disasters strike or communities face the effects of conflict situations, individuals with the know-how and experience to make a difference on the front lines are called upon to serve those in need. To effectively meet the challenges of working in difficult field situations and make a positive impact on lives affected, humanitarian aid workers must be fully prepared and rigorously trained on the practical skills of emergency management.
In present times, everyone needs a basic understanding of ICT and how to make productive use of it, just to be a good public employee, citizen or even a leader. Learning how to be competent users of ICT technologies is important, so that one becomes successful in their careers in leadership and also be able to efficiently participate in the modern day society.
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.
The training will help project managers apply GIS to monitor and evaluate the activities of specific projects in an effort to document positive outcomes, increase sustainability and develop effective solutions to problems discovered. Through this training, we will examine some ways we can use maps to define, measure and display project outcomes.