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25 May 2019


Job Description


This course is a comprehensive introduction to Project Management for humanitarian and development organizations. Designed for people who want to build or increase their skills in project management and who work or are looking to work with international development and humanitarian organizations, donors and public institutions, NGOs, non-profit and community-based organizations, Government agencies, and anyone interested in a career in Project Management.

You will learn the most important concepts in project management, such as what is a project? Differences between project, program and portfolio, overall project management cycle, project charter, what is the project constraint triangle? Project monitoring and evaluation, best practices in project management

Course Content:

Module One – Introduction to Project Management

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • What is a project?
  • Distinguish between Programs, Portfolios, and Projects
  • Project Constraint Triangle
  • The project life cycle
  • Project Management Competencies and Disciplines

Module Two – Project Identification & Design

  • Introduction to Project Identification and Design
  • Importance of Project Identification and Design
  • Principles and Disciplines of Project Management
  • Data Collection
  • Data Analysis: Stakeholder Analysis
  • Identification of Project Intervention Logic
  • Define and Learn to Use Indicators and Indirect Indicators

Module Three – Project Set Up

  • Introduction to Project Setup
  • Define and Explore Decision Gates
  • Project Charters
  • Define Risk Management
  • 7 Golden Rules of Risk
  • Project Governance

Module Four – Project Planning

  • Introduction to Project Planning
  • Explore Project Implementation Plans vs. Proposals
  • Scope Planning
  • Five Steps in Schedule Planning

Module Five – Project Implementation

  • Project Implementation Phase
  • Define Assumptions, Risks, & Issues
  • The Spider Diagram
  • Communications Plan Vs Human Resources Management Plan
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Differentiate Procurement vs. Logistics vs. Assets
  • The RACI Model

Module Six – Project Evaluation, Monitoring and Control

  • Introduction Monitoring, Evaluation, and Control
  • Differences between Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Learn Three Types of Evaluation: Real Time, Final, Ex-Post
  • Monitoring Complete Project Status
  • Managing Variances
  • Integrated Change Control Processes

Module Seven – End of Project Transition

  • Introduction to Project Transition
  • Tools to Improve Transition
  • Define and Learn Termination, Extension, Expansion, and Redesign
  • Learn Project Closeout
  • End of Project Learning
  • Discover the Importance of Celebrating

The course is asynchronous; the instructor provides learning materials, tests, and assignments that can be accessed at any time. Students are given a timeframe during which they need to complete the assigned activities and submit their exercises in order to receive a grade. Students that successfully complete all course requirements will receive a printed and signed Certificate of Completion.

Fee Information:

The course fee is $35. Participants that complete the course successfully will receive a printed certificate mailed at no extra cost. The course fee is due before the start of the course.

Deadline: 13th June 2019

Course Duration: 3 week

Contact:Phone: +252 615 620456,

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