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06 Jul 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Oct 2015 Training date: 25 Oct 2015 to 07 Nov 2015 Quail Springs Permaculture

Immerse yourself in permaculture in action with this 14-day learning journey!

Take home the ability to design and apply natural principles to create stable and resilient systems that provide food, water, shelter and energy needs while regenerating ecology, community and economy.

Permaculture Design Certification Course (PDC) is sponsored by Quail Springs Permaculture, an internationally recognized permaculture education organization.

03 Jul 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Jul 2015 Training date: 22 Jul 2015 Médecins Sans Frontières

Every day, Doctors Without Borders aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe—treating those most in need regardless of political, religious, or economic interest. Whether an emergency involves armed conflicts or epidemics, malnutrition or natural disasters, Doctors Without Borders is committed to bringing quality medical care to people caught in crisis.

02 Jul 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Aug 2015 Training date: 04 Aug 2015 to 07 Aug 2015 Human Rights Education Associates

Aims of the HREA Advocacy Institute

The HREA Advocacy Institute is an annual advanced training program for human rights practitioners seeking to increase their skills and gain a practical understanding of participatory advocacy methods and tools. Participants come from across the globe and include staff members of NGOs and inter-governmental organizations, academics, educators and activists.

Programme overview

23 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Oct 2015 Training date: 07 Oct 2015 to 11 Oct 2015 Quail Springs Permaculture

October 7-11, 2015

with instructors

Craig Sponholtz –Watershed Artisans, Inc.

Brenton Kelly -Quail Springs’ Land Steward, Farm Advisor & Restoration Program Director

Neil Bertrando -R T Permaculture Designer& Loping Coyote Farm Manager

23 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Jul 2015 Training date: 15 Jul 2015 The World Affairs Council of Northern California

This event will be available to watch via live stream on July 15 at 7:00 PM PT.

Tweet questions @world_affairs.

In 2010, the UN passed a resolution recognizing access to water as a basic human right. The realization of this right is becoming increasingly difficult, as climate change disrupts rainfall and the growing global population places greater demands on this limited resource.

16 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 10 Jul 2015 Training date: 13 Jul 2015 to 31 Jul 2015 Johns Hopkins University

H.E.L.P. 2015 is a three-week course focused on the health needs of refugees, internally displaced persons, and those affected by disasters and conflict for medical and public health professionals working in the international humanitarian field.

12 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Jul 2015 Training date: 15 Jul 2015 Médecins Sans Frontières

Every day, Doctors Without Borders aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe—treating those most in need regardless of political, religious, or economic interest. Whether an emergency involves armed conflicts or epidemics, malnutrition or natural disasters, Doctors Without Borders is committed to bringing quality medical care to people caught in crisis.

11 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Oct 2015 Training date: 14 Oct 2015 to 15 Oct 2015 InsideNGO

Overview

This workshop will incorporate the updated USAID regulations, as per the rule changes effective December 26, 2014.
The risks involved in procurement execution make this area a primary focus of audits and compliance reviews. Yet organizations struggle to develop and implement the right mix of operating procedures, systems, controls, and trainings that would ensure effective and compliant procurement.

10 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Oct 2015 Training date: 19 Oct 2015 to 20 Oct 2015 InsideNGO

Overview

This workshop will incorporate the updated US Government regulations, as per the rule changes effective December 26, 2014.

Consistent and effective financial management is the key to receiving funding from the US Government – and also to reducing audit findings.

10 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Oct 2015 Training date: 16 Oct 2015 InsideNGO

Overview

Learn how to build an appropriate Cost Proposal and understand best practices on maximizing Cost Proposal negotiations with the US Government. Topics will include the Budget and the Budget Narrative, both essential elements in winning your next US Federal Grant or Cooperative Agreement. This one-day course includes practice with the fundamentals of building a budget, formatting a budget according to the Federal Standard Form 424, and communicating and justifying the Cost Proposal to the USG Donor.

10 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Oct 2015 Training date: 14 Oct 2015 to 15 Oct 2015 InsideNGO

Overview

Putting together winning proposals for USAID in a competitive environment can be a complex task with very tight time frames. In addition to strong strategic program design skills, it requires internal planning, coordination and the involvement of all departments from finance to human resources to program in order to submit a quality product. Many international relief and development organizations rely on teams of staff that are not dedicated full-time to proposal writing but who need to come together quickly to meet a submission deadline.

10 Jun 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Oct 2015 Training date: 21 Oct 2015 to 23 Oct 2015 InsideNGO

Overview

Organizations traditionally receiving grants and cooperative agreements (assistance) from U.S. Government agencies sometimes consider expanding into the world of contracts (acquisition) as a prime or sub-contractor. The very premise of a contract in which the U.S. Government is the buyer (acquisition) entails a stricter relationship than a grantee would usually experience in an assistance environment. The risks of non-compliance are significant and the management involvement of the U.S.

09 Jun 2015 description
training Ongoing course Tulane University

The Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy at Tulane University is interdisciplinary and encourages domestic involvement as well as international experiences, focusing on disaster operations management and policy, leadership analytics, research/data analysis, environmental hazards and the psychosocial aspect of disasters.

05 Jun 2015 description
training Ongoing course TechChange

Whether you’re a working professional or a recent college grad looking for an alternative to graduate school, we have a track that is right for you.

Our new 12-week diploma program is designed to give you the technical skills and real world experience you need to succeed in your career and make an impact in your industry.

25 May 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 17 Aug 2015 Training date: 09 Sep 2015 to 11 Sep 2015 Risk Society

This training course is organized in partnership by the Risk Society organization (the Netherlands) and The Risk Doctor Partnership (UK) and is hosted by USAID.

20 May 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Dec 2015 Training date: 03 Dec 2015 InsideNGO

Overview

New regulations that govern USAID funding went into effect on December 26, 2014. Managing USAID awards can be challenging in a changing compliance environment. Organizations that rely on USAID funding must ensure that their internal policies and procedures align with the new regulations, which introduced additional compliance requirements. Having staff members with a solid understanding of these regulations will strengthen organizations’ ability to effectively manage USAID awards and maintain good working relationships with USAID.

20 May 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 29 Nov 2015 Training date: 30 Nov 2015 to 02 Dec 2015 InsideNGO

Overview

This workshop will present new, updated regulatory information and guidance, as per the rule changes effective December 26, 2014.

19 May 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 09 Nov 2015 Training date: 10 Nov 2015 to 12 Nov 2015 InsideNGO

Overview

This workshop will focus on developing a deeper understanding of two main uses of capacity assessments in development projects, determining partner readiness to receive an award, and developing a long-term capacity strengthening plan. By the end, participants will be able to select (or develop) the best tool for their own use and understand the process of capacity assessment, from partner engagement and data collection to results analysis and planning.

19 May 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Sep 2015 Training date: 03 Sep 2015 InsideNGO

Overview

Within the relief and development sector the demographics of the workforce and the challenges that must be met continue to change rapidly. In this environment the establishment of a strong set of Emerging Leaders is more important than ever. Organizations must be prepared to meet the demands of the sector with strong succession planning and a capable workforce. Young Professionals must be ready to take on new responsibilities and able to demonstrate increased capacity and performance.

Will you be ready?

08 May 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Sep 2015 Training date: 01 Oct 2015 to 02 Oct 2015 InsideNGO

Overview

Managing projects in the development sector is fast-paced and complex, with project managers facing implementation challenges internally and externally. While speaking the language of project management, understanding the basic lifecycle of any project, and having a working knowledge of the available tools are essential elements of getting the job done, the skill of knowing how to successfully integrate new tools is both an art and a science.