TRAINING COURSE ON PROJECT CYCLE MANAGEMENT PCM

Course Date Location Course fee: Registrations
Start Date: 16/12/2019 End Date: 20/12/2019 Nairobi $ 1,000 Register to attend
Start Date: 13/01/2020 End Date: 17/01/2020 Nairobi $ 1,000 Register to attend
Start Date: 03/02/2020 End Date: 07/02/2020 Nairobi $ 1,000 Register to attend
Start Date: 02/03/2020 End Date: 06/03/2020 Nairobi $ 1,000 Register to attend
Start Date: 06/04/2020 End Date: 10/04/2020 Nairobi $ 1,000 Register to attend
Start Date: 04/05/2020 End Date: 08/05/2020 Nairobi $ 1,000 Register to attend
Start Date: 01/06/2020 End Date: 05/06/2020 Nairobi $ 1,000 Register to attend

INTRODUCTION

Project Cycle Management PCM is a management tool based on the Log-frame approach which is used in project development. The project cycle enables provision of structures that ensures Stakeholders are consulted and relevant information is available thus enhancing informed decision making in crucial stages of a project. The cycle is made up of six components including; Programming, Identification, Formulation, Financing, Implementation, and Evaluation. This course will equip participants with skills in project design using Logical Framework, Result-based management concepts and the use of PCM as project structuring tool

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By conclusion of the Training Workshop, Participants will understand;

  • The role of PCM and key activities to be undertaken at each stage
  • The principles of project cycle management & Logical Framework Approach
  • Critically review the role of financing proposals
  • Assess the potential relevance, feasibility & sustainability for a case study financing, Proposal, & identify how to improve quality
  • The role of Logframe in project monitoring & evaluation
  • How to use the LFA to assess a project document & identify information needs for a feasibility study

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This Course is geared to those of you attending PCM workshops which include; project planners and managers from Governments, Donor Agencies, Consultants, Not For Profit Organizations, Project Managers and others involved in the implementation of Development Projects.

DURATION

5 Days

COURSE CONTENT

Module One: Project Cycle Management (PCM)

  • Introduction
  • Key terms and Concepts of PCM
  • Components of project cycle
  • Project cycle management
  • Planning and Management Tools for project cycle management

Module Two: Project Design and Analysis using The Logical Framework Approach

  • Introduction
  • Problem analysis
  • Analysis of objectives
  • Strategy analysis
  • Logframe Matrix
  • Levels of Objectives
  • Assumptions
  • Factors ensuring sustainability
  • Objectives verifiable indicators (OVIs)
  • Sources of Verification (SOVs)
  • Means and Costs

Module Three: Using the Logical Framework to Develop Activities and Resource Schedules

  • Creating checklist for preparing an activity schedule
  • Presenting an activity schedule
  • Checklist for specifying means and scheduling cost
  • Summary
  • Assignment

Module Four: Project Design Proposal & Proposal Using the LFA

  • Introduction
  • Guide for Assessment of a Project Proposal
    • Analyzing problems & Objectives
    • Identify the Intervention logic
    • Analyze the project’s feasibility (part 1)
    • Assess sustainability
    • Analyze the project’s feasibility (part2)
    • Prepare Terms of Reference (ToR)
  • The Quality Assessment Tools

Module Five: Project Monitoring and Reporting with GIS (geographic information systems)

  • Introduction
  • Designing a Monitoring system
    • Analyze project objectives
    • Review implementing procedure
    • Review indicators
    • Reporting

Module Six: Project Review and Evaluation

  • Introduction
  • Evaluation Criteria
  • Linkage to the Logframe
    • Cost
    • Activities
    • Results
    • Project Purpose
    • Overall Objective
  • Opportunities for Evaluation
  • Case study

GENERAL NOTES

·         This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

·         Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

·         Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

·         We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: training@data-afriqueconsultancy.org

·         The training will be conducted at DATA-AFRIQUE TRAINING CENTRE, NAIROBI KENYA.

·         The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

·         Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to: training@data-afriqueconsultancy.org