PROJECT CYCLE MANAGEMENT

Course fee: KSH 80,000, USD 1,000 Start Date: 05/10/2020 End Date: 09/10/2020

INTRODUCTION

Project Cycle Management PCM is the process of planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling of a project effectively and efficiently throughout its phases. The project cycle enables provision of structures that ensures Stakeholders are consulted and relevant information is available thus enhancing informed decision making in crucial stages of a project. The cycle is made up of six components that is; Programming, Identification, Formulation, Financing, Implementation, and Evaluation. This course will equip participants with skills in project design using Logical Framework, Result-based management concepts and the use of PCM as project structuring tool.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This Course is geared to those of you attending PCM workshops which include; project planners and managers from Governments, Donor Agencies, Consultants, Not For Profit Organizations, Project Managers and others involved in the implementation of Development Projects.

DURATION

5 Days

OBJECTIVES

By conclusion of the Training Workshop, Participants will understand;

v  The role of PCM and key activities to be undertaken at each stage

v  The principles of project cycle management & Logical Framework Approach

v  Critically review the role of financing proposals

v  Assess the potential relevance, feasibility & sustainability for a case study financing, Proposal, & identify how to improve quality

v  The role of Log frame in project monitoring & evaluation

v  How to use the LFA to assess a project document & identify information needs for a feasibility study

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module One: Project Cycle Management (PCM)

v  Introduction

v  Key terms and Concepts of PCM

v  Components of project cycle

v  Project cycle management

v  Planning and Management Tools for project cycle management

Module Two: Project Design and Analysis using The Logical Framework Approach

v  Introduction

v  Problem analysis

v  Analysis of objectives

v  Strategy analysis

v  Logframe Matrix

v  Levels of Objectives

v  Assumptions

v  Factors ensuring sustainability

v  Objectives verifiable indicators (OVIs)

v  Sources of Verification (SOVs)

v  Means and Costs

Module Three: Using the Logical Framework to Develop Activities and Resource Schedules

v  Creating checklist for preparing an activity schedule

v  Presenting an activity schedule

v  Checklist for specifying means and scheduling cost

v  Summary

v  Assignment

Module Four: Project Design Proposal & Proposal Using the LFA

v  Introduction

v  Guide for Assessment of a Project Proposal

·         Analyzing problems & Objectives

·         Identify the Intervention logic

·         Analyze the project’s feasibility (part 1)

·         Assess sustainability

·         Analyze the project’s feasibility (part2)

·         Prepare Terms of Reference (ToR)

v  The Quality Assessment Tools

Module Five: Project Monitoring and Reporting with GIS (geographic information systems)

v  Introduction

v  Designing a Monitoring system

·         Analyze project objectives

·         Review implementing procedure

·         Review indicators

·         Reporting

Module Six: Project Review and Evaluation

v  Introduction

v  Evaluation Criteria

v  Linkage to the Logframe

·         Cost

·         Activities

·         Results

·         Project Purpose

·         Overall Objective

v  Opportunities for Evaluation

v  Case study

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English

TRAINING VENUE, LOGISTICS AND PAYMENT

v  Training is residential and will be held at Afriex Training Centre.

v  The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

v  Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged upon request by the participant.

v  This training can also be tailor made for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our training Centre or at a convenient location.

v  For further inquiries, please contact us on training@afriextraining.org

v  Payment should be made to Afriex Training Limited bank account before the start of the training and receipts sent to training@afriextraining.org

v  Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Afriex Training Ltd certificate.

Contact Details

Anniversary Towers 8th Flr, Nairobi
+254 715 310 685 | +254 732 543 623
info@afriextraining.org

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