Title: Project cycle management in fragile settings
Date: 7- 11 December 2020
To be sustainable, projects and programmes in fragile settings must fit within the wider frameworks of peace and state building. The best initiatives are customizable and adaptable, suited for complex and changing environments. In this course, participants practice using project management tools,techniques, and methodologies designed especially for development projects in fragile settings. Understand the complexity and design better projects. Join this course today.
This participative course will cover the main characteristics of development interventions in fragile settings, examining current practices and lessons learned from project and programme cycle management (PPCM) in fragile states. It will provide participants with tools, techniques and methodologies for analysing the factors and conditions that are successfully influencing the design, implementation and evaluation of projects and programs in fragile settings. It will also explore the current strategies utilized to engage stakeholders, and the factors to consider in building a project-related M&E system and ensuring project sustainability.
The attendance of the course benefits project managers as well as other profiles responsible for program and project planning, management and monitoring. This includes M&E officers, communication officers, gender and youth specialists, risk management specialists. Some previous experience and knowledge of PPCM is beneficial but not absolutely required.
The overall learning objectives will:
- Allow project managers (including specific project team specialists) to gain an understanding of the specific and complex challenges for project management in fragile situations.
- Improve on project management skills in fragile situations with a varied and effective personal “toolkit”.
- Understand the complexity of PCM in fragile settings;
- Know and have the skill to use some tools, techniques and methodologies for PCM in fragile settings;
- Situate program and project activities in the wider framework of Peace and State building;