Monitoring and evaluation ideas are not new .Everyone applies monitoring and evaluation practices to some extent in their work and home lives. However, we are currently witnessing an increase in the amount of systematic attention and study being applied to the field of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) both internationally and locally This is a very interesting and exciting development as the practice of M&E can contribute to sound governance in a number of ways: improved evidence-based Policy making (including budget decision making), policy development, management, and accountability.
All organisations need money. Alongside staff, money is the one thing that takes up most management time. This brief introduction outlines how to take proper care of your funds. Good financial management involves the following four building blocks: Keeping records Internal control Budgeting Financial reporting
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) are some of the basic needs for human health to lead a normal life. WASH is a practical way of leading people from poverty since ever person will be productive and money used to treat the diseases associated with dwindling levels of sanitation and clean water can be used in developing the economy.
It is always important to take care of those who have special interests in any situation of any emergency. It will provide practical orientation and training to equip participants to establish and organize programs in mental health and psychosocial support and fortify applicable skills for use in complex humanitarian emergencies and relief situations, such as needs assessment, monitoring and evaluation and security. This course is meant to equip learners with discernment and competence in establishing mental health and psycho-social programs in conflict areas. Throughout the course students are involved in the latest literature and experiences to do with implementing mental health to complex emergency situations. Students are sensitized to the non-material, social aspects of humanitarian assistance and will be able to take into account the psycho social context when planning humanitarian assistance.
Better budgets can boost your department and your career to higher levels of performance and success. Savvy executives use the budgeting process to take stock of their direction, refine their goals, and share their mission with their staff. Their budgeting reveals their position in the market, places untapped resources at their command, and motivates all employees to greater levels of productivity. They use their budgets to propel them towards the top of their industry. The aim of this Course is to equip Managers and Heads of departments entrusted with departmental or organizational budgets with skills and knowledge to enable them effectively Formulate Budgets, Manage and Monitor the budgets implementation to ensure that the Budgeting Process is helping the organization achieve its objectives. This course also equips managers with skills to put in place corrective budgetary actions. Managers who have gone through this Certificate course are well positioned to be productively involved in the budgeting process and better positioned to deliver on their budgets; - they own their budgets, explain variances when they occur and take corrective remedial actions in good time.
The job of grants Management involves a difficult balancing act; ensuring that project staffs have the latitude to accomplish something meaningful and at the same time every obligation of the funding source is met. 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 donors’ financial terms & conditions when implementing programs. Effective grant management by project implementers can attract more funding for the organization.
To effectively manage available time and resources, most modern organizations organize their work into projects. As such, the project administration (or project management) role has become critical to the success of any business. This highly practical 8-week online short course teaches how to plan, coordinate and manage projects effectively and efficiently. Learn how to run projects on time and within budget and how to use the latest and most popular project management tools and techniques. Whether you are launching a marketing campaign, building a house, creating a new product or planning an event, the ability to strategically manage projects is crucial to achieving better outcomes. The course material is based on a respected textbook that will prepare you for the Project Management in your organization.
Course Overview People involved with government, neighborhood groups, social action, overseas aid, schools, local councils, sustainability, Indigenous groups, social services, the arts, business and tourism are all talking about community development as a new way of doing things. This often involves improving and enhancing the conditions and circumstances of local people and helping community groups identify and obtain resources to deal with community problems and aspirations. This online certificate program is designed for people who currently work in community development and desire to advance their careers as well as those who plan to work or volunteer in this field. You will be equipped with practical tools to meet today’s challenges as project directors, community leaders, grassroots activists and field workers in community-based organizations and governmental and nongovernmental organizations.
INTRODUCTION This course will equip learners with general principles and management skills of procurement, inventory management and supply chain management in both public and private institutions. It will provide a basic understanding of the functional activity called purchasing. It elaborates a solid understanding of the basic purchasing processes and organization. This course will help learners appreciate the important role that purchasing has within a supply chain. It introduces the learner on how to evaluate, select, manage, and improve supplier performance in purchasing. The course also presents activities in the sourcing process. It presents an assortment of tools, techniques, and approaches for managing the procurement and sourcing process including an understanding of contracting and legal issues. This course deals extensively with the critical elements of integrated supply chains from supplier through to the customer. The topics presented in this course are integral stepping stones to the effective management of the supply chain in an organization.