Training Calender

Course/Package Fees Venue Training Objectives Dates
Consultancy Skills Development Non Ugandans: 80 Us dollars

Ugandans: 250,000 Ugx

Includes, materials, Breakfast and Lunch

Kampala
  • Demonstrate exemplary internal consulting competencies, and the corresponding day-to-day behaviors required of an internal consultant.
  • Developing a Technical Proposal and Bid Writing/ Effective Tender Writing
  • Negotiating Contracts
  • Writing an Inception Report (IR)
  • Planning for Consulting assignment
  • Procurement Procedures
  • Writing Terms of Reference (TOR)
  • Managing Consortium of Consultants
  • Costing Technical Proposals
  • Drafting expression of interests (EOI)
  • Preparing Consultant CVs
  • Client Cultivation/Attracting Clients
  • Evaluating Technical Proposals (ETP)
  • Different Technical Proposal formats
  • Outline client goals and set expectations for success.
  • Apply tools to analyze business needs and gather information.
  • Build credibility through communication to increase position as a knowledgeable, client-focused partner.
  • Overcome resistance and difficult client behaviors.
  • Evaluate the solution/change, and identify areas for future improvement.
15th ,16th and 17th October 2015
Developing a Fundable Project Proposal Non Ugandans: 66 Us dollars

Ugandans: 170,000 Ugx

Includes, materials, Breakfast and Lunch

Kampala
  • Develop an innovative proposal
  • Describe the basic sections of a proposal
  • Identify types of documents necessary to include with a proposal
  • Recognize common mistakes of proposal writers
  • Understand the proposal’s role in the fundraising process
  • Be prepared to create a comprehensive and competitive proposal package for institutional grant makers
  • Gain the knowledge and confidence to write effective proposals for your organization
  • Understand how to use budgeting tools and formats to meet funders’ requirements while providing an accurate representation of the full costs of your project
  • Be ready to approach funders with comprehensive information about their grant making interests and activities
22nd and 23rd October 2015
Outcome Mapping Non Ugandans: 80 Us dollars

Ugandans: 200,000 Ugx

Includes, materials, Breakfast and Lunch

Kampala
  • Identify and deliver diversified strategies
  • Clarify and measure intended outcomes
  • Locate and measure outcomes that emerge unexpectedly
  • Have an understanding of the importance of integrating monitoring and evaluation from the planning stage
  • Theory of Change – rationale, common categories and levels of change and relationship between expected changes and project objectives
  • Involve stakeholders in all processes
  • Foster Organisational learning, and
  • Track and report on the complex processes of social
  • Methods used to track  Project Outcomes
19th, 20th and 21st Nov 2015
Board Governance Non Ugandans: 66 Us dollars

Ugandans: 200,000 Ugx

Includes, materials, Breakfast and Lunch

Kampala
  • Understand Boards in the non-profit sector;
  • Build effective Boards and management teams;
  • Select and configure a Board;
  • Roles and responsibilities of Board Members;
  • Code of conduct and ethics of Boards;
  • Value and contributions of Boards;
  • Addressing Board term limits and replacements;
  • Dealing with Board violations
14th and 15th Jan 2016
Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation Kampala
  • 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 log frame
  • 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 organization 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
21tst and 22nd Jan 2016
Policy Advocacy and Engagement Non Ugandans: 66 Us dollars

Ugandans: 200,000 Ugx

Includes, materials, Breakfast and Lunch

Kampala
  • Gain insight into the public policy perspective central to framing policy advocacy-oriented communication tools;
  • Understand how policy papers, as the main example of policy communication tools, can support an evidence-based decision-making process;
  • Build insight into a strategic approach to planning an advocacy campaign
  • Analyze and reflect upon strategies for increasing the likelihood of achieving desired policy influence in the writing and using of policy papers;
  • Build insight into the structure and advocacy purposes of the two main types of policy papers: the policy study and policy brief;
  • Compare the differences between traditional academic writing and applied real world policy writing;
  • Deepen understanding through analysis of relevant policy case studies & real world policy papers;
  • Determine a suitable focus and objective for an advocacy campaign targeting the local policy context;
  • Build insight into the nature of persuasive advocacy messages.
March 25th and 26th 2016
Grants Management, Compliance and Reporting Non Ugandans: 66 Us dollars

Ugandans: 200,000 Ugx

Includes, materials, Breakfast and Lunch

Kampala
  • Identify and assess the critical terms and conditions of grant aid for donor-funded projects
  • Ensure compliance with donor terms and conditions including: providing supporting documents; correct procurement of goods and services; and meeting financial reporting requirements
  • Use a grant schedule to managing multiple funded programs
  • Prepare a donor financial report to match with a project narrative report
  • Describe the four phases in the grant management cycle
  • Clarify key responsibilities and routines needed for successful grant
29th and 30th April 2015
Results Based Management Non Ugandans: 66 Us dollars

Ugandans: 200,000 Ugx

Includes, materials, Breakfast and Lunch

Kampala
  • Introduce participants to the rights-based approach to development;
  • Deepen participant’s understanding in the principles, practices and policies that underpins rights-based approach to development;
  • Build participants confidence in applying a rights-based approach to development issues and general programming;
  • Expose participants to existing tools, to facilitate the use of rights-based approaches in development planning, implementation and project/programme evaluations;
  • Raise participants’ self-awareness in terms of behavior, attitudes and values in undertaking human rights based development initiatives
27th and 28th May 2015