COURSE BRIEFS

Proposal Writing and Fundraising Workshop
 Africa Center for Project Management is pleased to announced Proposal Writing and fundraising from 2nd to 4th September 2015 in Nairobi Kenya.

Course Overview
The Proposal Writing & Fund raising activities form the backbone of any development organization. Hence for sustainable strategies, organizations must enhance their skills and capacity on fundraising and proposal writing by equipping their key members of staff with the emerging and modern trends in Proposal Writing & Fund raising today.

Course Objectives
By the end of the training program, the participants should be able to;
• Identify tips in successful fund raising in Africa
•  Design Log Frame
•  Identify the key major steps in a proposal
• Design an online fund raising plan for his organization
•  Identify at least ten key tips on why proposal are denied funding
•  Initiate critical networks with key players in the development sector for purposes of fund raising vii. Identify steps of approaching and maintaining effective relationships with donors.

Training Course Content
• Mastering the fund raising environment
• Project Planning & Design /using log frames
• Concepts used in Proposal writing and Fundraising
• Proposal Writing components.( proposal writing drills
• Understanding why some proposals don’t get funded
• On line Fund Raising
• Developing a Fund Raising Strategy for your Organization

Date: 2nd to 4th September  2015
Location: Nairobi Kenya


FEE:USD 500 PER PERSON (fee includes: training & materials, certificate, lunch & refreshments)
For more information regarding the training workshops, contact:


Training Manager
Africa Center for Project Management
Krishna Center, Woodvale Groove,Westlands
Nairobi-Kenya
Tel: +254-20-5280309 +254-721-450-847
Email: info@africaprojectcenter.com
www.africaprojectcenter.com

SPSS TRAINING
Africa Center for Project Management is pleased to announce SPSS Training Workshop from 15th to 18th September 2015 in Nairobi Kenya.

Overview – Why this training
Learn the data definition, data analysis and data for presentation. See how it is easy to get the data into the SPSS and focus on analyzing the data using SPSS. The workshop will endorse the fundamental skill of data and the information. The workshop will underscore the fundamental skills of Data Management; Statistical Analysis and many more tools. The course for the training is designed considering contemporary statistical analysis requirement in the mind


Training Contents
· SPSS Interface: Data view and Variable View
· How to Enter Data in SPSS
· How to import external data into SPSS
· How to clean, edit data and use of SPSS syntax
· How to transfer variables
· How to sort and select cases
· How to get descriptive statistics
· Examining Summary statistics


Methodologies
· Presentation
· Group Work
· Simulation
· Brainstorming
· Questions and Answers
· Trainees assessment (pre and post Training Assessment)
· Practical Demonstration

How to register:
For the Registration in this training workshop send email to  info@africaprojectcenter.com

Participants will be registered on first come first serve basis. Cost is Usd 600 per person. Training will be facilitated by professional with hands on skills and
great wealth of experience in the selected courses.

To get the course registration form, kindly contact the undersigned.

The Training Manager
Africa Center for Project Management
Krishna Center, Woodvale Groove,Westlands
Nairobi-Kenya
Tel: +254-20-5280309+254-721-450-847
Email: info@africaprojectcenter.com
www.africaprojectcenter.com

Monitoring and Evaluation
Africa Center for Project Management is pleased to announce Monitoring and Evaluation Training Workshop from 29th September to 2nd October 2015 in Nairobi Kenya.

Course Overview
The Four day course will provide in-depth skills and knowledge development across all areas of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and draws on the wide range of experience of the facilitators. The course modules reflect the key tasks required by M&E practitioners, as well as the knowledge, behaviors, and skill competencies necessary to complete these successfully.

Course Outline
The course will be facilitator led, but interactive, allowing participants to work on case studies, apply their learning and share their experiences. The course will cover the following key areas:

  • Select Strategies (objectives) and Results Chain - developing project objectives based on problem analysis & relationship between outputs, outcomes, and impact
  • Logical Framework and Narrative Column – developing & understanding components of a logframe
  • Results Based M&E approach - differences between traditional M&E and Results based M&E
  • Situation Analysis - conducting a Situation Analysis
  • Problem and Objectives Trees – development & rationale for project design and planning
  • Theory of Change – rationale, common categories and levels of change and relationship between expected changes and project objectives
  • Assumptions and Risks – identifying and managing types of risk and assumptions
  • Developing SMART indicators & importance of external data sources to validity and trustworthiness
  • M&E Framework - basic processes an M&E Framework should capture & it fits into project and organisation planning and performance management.
  • M&E Plan – development of an M&E plan, data collection planning and methods
  • Data Quality - data control, collection, collation, analysis & quality issues
  • Evaluation management – baselines, mid-term review and final evaluations
  • Adjusting and Learning - how to use M&E information for project/organization learning and decision-making

Where and Where?
Date:Monitoring and Evaluation -29th September to 2nd October 2015
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Course fee: Usd 600  (fee includes: training & materials, certificate, lunch & refreshments)

To participate in this course, kindly contact the undersigned.

Training Manager
Africa Center for Project Management
Krishna Center, Woodvale Groove,Westlands
Nairobi-Kenya
Tel: +254-20-5280309+254-721-450-847
Email: info@africaprojectcenter.com
www.africaprojectcenter.com


Grant Management- Grants Management- 28th to 30th October  2015

Africa Center for Project Management is happy to announce Grant Management Workshop 28th to 30th October  2015 in Nairobi, Kenya

Course Overview
Depending on the operating style of your organization, the complexity of the project and the nature of the funding source, effective grants management depend on certain core principles. These principles are valuable in helping to build trust with your donors and making the management process in your organization more orderly. The purpose of this course is to build the confidence and skills of those responsible for managing institutional donor grants and to meet financial terms & conditions when implementing programs.


Effective grant management by project implementers can contribute to more funding for the organization.

Training Objectives
At the end of the training , participants will be able to:
a) Identify and understand the critical terms and conditions of grant aid for donor-funded projects;
b) Ensure compliance with donor terms and conditions;
c) Providing supporting documents, correct procurement of goods and services and meeting financial reporting requirements;
d) Managing multiple-funded programmes;
e) Prepare a donor financial report to match with a project narrative report;
f) Describe the phases in the grant management cycle clarify key responsibilities and routines needed for successful grant management;
g) Identify the requirements for closing off a donor grant;
h) Manage the relationship with donors, head office and implementing partners with greater confidence;
i) Appreciate that finance and programme staff must work closely for successful grant management.

Date: 28th to 30th October  2015
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Cost: Usd 500 Per Person
Course fee:
(fee includes: training & materials, certificate, lunch & refreshments)

How to register:

Kindly contact:

Training Manager
Africa Center for Project Management
Krishna Center, Woodvale Groove,Westlands
Nairobi-Kenya
Tel: +254-20-5280309 +254-721-450-847
Email: info@africaprojectcenter.com
www.africaprojectcenter.com


PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSE

Africa Center for Project Management is pleased to offer Procurement and Supply Chain Management Workshop from 24th to 27th November 2015

Who should attend?
Procurement officers and managers responsible for the procurement function in the public and private sectors. Also suppliers, service providers, logistics, consultants and those in finance departments with an interest in procurement.

By the end of the course participants will be able to:
•       understand the role of procurement
•       appreciate the principles and ethics of procurement
•       develop and write specifications
•       manage risk in procurement

Our wealth of knowledge, skills and practical experience means participants in our Procurement and Supply Chain courses make a real difference when they return to their workplace and organizations benefit from improved performance, productivity, adaptability and value for money.

Course Content
The training will provide procurement practitioners in both the public and private sectors with essential procurement skills required to perform their functions effectively.
•       Fundamentals of Procurement
•       Strategic Procurement
•       Tender Design
•       what is a Contract?
•       Contract management
•       Contract administration
•       Contract risks and disputes management
•       Maintaining long term Relationship with suppliers
•       Conflict resolution in supply chain
•       Supply chain risk Management
•       Procurement Circle and Procedures
•      Vulnerability management
•       Purchasing Strategies
•       Integrity in Procurement
•       Contract Management
•       E-procurement
•       Procurement Audit
•       Compliance Monitoring
•       Procurement of Works and Dispute avoidance

 

Dates:25th to 27th November 2015
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Cost: Usd 500 (fee includes: training & materials, certificate, lunch & refreshments)

For more information regarding the training workshops, contact:
Training Manager
Africa Center for Project Management
Krishna Center, Woodvale Groove,Westlands
Nairobi-Kenya
Tel: +254-20-5280309 +254-721-450-847
Email: info@africaprojectcenter.com
www.africaprojectcenter.com


Perfect Personal Assistants and Office Managers Training Course from 15th to 18th December 2015
Africa Center for Project Management is pleased to announce Perfect Personal assistants and Office Managers Training Course from 15th to 18th December 2015

Course Overview
Office Managers, Administrative Assistants, Executive Secretaries and Personal Assistants are key positions of influence and form powerful partnerships with the senior management team. Success in the delivery of these roles has a direct effect on the success of executive operations within organizations. Properly understanding the role and pressures of management and even thinking like the project team’s results in improved performance; thus, earning you personal respect from your superiors and the executive team.

Training Objectives:
· Improved ability to accept and address office related challenges
· Managing yourself, your subordinates, your colleagues and your seniors more effectively
· Effective stress management
· Ability to make better, quicker and more effective decisions
· Enhanced personal confidence and communication skills
· Improved office, personal an project/resources management skills
· Understanding your own personality & its effect on behavior of other staff in the office
· Delivering better outputs with minimum supervision


Benefits to organization/sponsors

    • Greatly motivated staff with a heightened sense of personal initiative and responsibility
    • Improvement in problem solving & decision making techniques
    • Improved staff confidence impacts on staff, visitors and beneficiaries
    • An enhanced range of competences deployed in the workplace
    • An increased and demonstrated awareness of the impact of personality on behaviour and appropriate techniques to improve effectiveness
    • Enhanced social interaction skills

Personal Benefits
Features of the training
· Sharing of experiences with other participants from various nationalities and cultural backgrounds to broaden your perspectives and improve the performance of your functions
· By using interactive team and group exercises to practice the skills learned
· By presenting a series of thematic video’s to supplement learning experiences
· Excellent opportunities for networking
· Free I month online coaching including provision of materials

Who should attend?
· Office Managers & administrators
· Executive secretaries
· Personal Assistants
· Project Managers and Secretaries
· Senior Office Administrators
· Senior Secretaries
· Executive Assistants

Discounts for group registrations apply.

Date: 15th to 18th December 2015
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Cost:
Usd 500 (fee includes: training & materials, certificate, lunch & refreshments)

For more information regarding the training workshops, contact:
Training Manager
Africa Center for Project Management
Krishna Center, Woodvale Groove,Westlands
Nairobi-Kenya
Tel: +254-20-5280309 +254-721-450-847
Email: info@africaprojectcenter.com
www.africaprojectcenter.com