Monitoring and Evaluation (M/E) is part and parcel of humanitarian and development work . M/E processes begin with project design through planning , project implementation and impact assessment. M/E systems help track plans and provide verifiable indicators for activities planned and implemented. It is a very important activity in decision making processes that affects the success or failure of a project.
This course introduces learners to the core principles of designing, planning, implementing and evaluating projects to improve access to water supply and sanitation facilities and improve hygiene behaviours among communities especially in the developing countries.
Human Nutrition offers excellent training to Nutritionists and Dieticians, Dietetic Technicians and Technologists who will use science to promote healthy eating habits for both preventive and curative management of nutritional disorders. Diet therapy, nutritional research, counseling and education are all within the realm of the nutrition and dietetics profession.
This training manual on gender mainstreaming will be used to fulfill this purpose. It has been made comprehensive, simple and user friendly so that it can be adopted as the standard manual for gender mainstreaming nationally.
The world is rapidly changing; so is International Development Studies. After 15 years, the MDG-era (Millennium Development Goals) came to an end in 2015. A larger set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were introduced to guide long-term development policies and end global poverty. Development is no longer considered as a problem ‘out there’ in the global south. Our contemporary world faces new global concerns, such as the 'migration crisis', food security, climate change, and energy crises.
Leadership and management are two notions used to describe two related concepts. Managers do things right, leaders do the right thing. But this distinction is too facile and too simple. Leadership has two implied meanings. It can be defined in terms of position, as in being in a leadership position. A more fruitful way to think about leadership concerns the distinction between occupying a leadership position and being effective in that position. Leadership ought to be evaluated in terms of the performance of the group over time. It relates directly to the ability to build and maintain a group that performs well compared to its competition. In this section, these differences are discussed, explaining why both terms are thought to be similar.Leadership is just one of the many assets a successful manager must possess.
At the end of the course students are supposed have garnered knowledge on the importance of logistics function in the provision of humanitarian assistance, acquaint themselves on the basics of managing logistics during humanitarian response, appreciate the significance of coordinated supply chain management for an efficient and effective humanitarian response and how to use scarce resources during emergencies to enhance the quality of humanitarian operations. This course is very important for humanitarian workers and is a requirement for those handling anything disposable in a humanitarian situation.
Sound financial management is a crucial aspect of any thriving organization. Professionals who possess basic financial management knowledge and skills are often at an advantage in the talent market, and by the same token, entrepreneurs seeking to grow a business need to possess these skills to ensure success. This highly practical six months course will teach you finance and financial management within an NGO context, including how to budget, read financial statements, conduct a cash flow analysis, cut costs and perform several other finance-related functions.
Wherever different personalities meet in everyday professional life, different views and interpretations are on the agenda. This often leads to open or hidden conflicts. It is crucial not to fear conflicts or consider them as disturbing, but much more as a chance for better and more creative problem solving! Because the problem is not the conflict itself, but the handling of the conflict situation! In order to use this potential optimally, it is necessary to have a mastery of tools with which one's own logic and ways of thinking become visible to others, and help them to decode the individual interests behind them.