Project cycle management

Project cycle management

Project cycle management

30 March–9 April 2020
The course is available in English

Project Cycle Management is becoming a basic and necessary skill in the development field. In this course, participants hone their technical and managerial competencies to improve future projects. The course includes a one-day study visit that allows participants to explore public-private partnership projects.

Brush up on your project management skills with this globally-minded course.

Key features
Collaborative environment

Fully engage and interact with an international cohort

Training types

Benefit from presentations, group work, and plenary discussions

High-level resources

Learn from specialists from the ILO and the ITCILO

Study visit

Get a closer look at the inner workings of public-private partnerships

Introduction to the course

This course aims to provide participants with a complete set of competencies, techniques, tools and good practices for managing all phases of a project's life-cycle: project identification, design, planning, implementation/monitoring and evaluation. It is based on the principles of results-based management and on the logical framework approach. The course relies on the latest standards adopted by international organizations, such as the ILO, the EU, UN agencies and multilateral development banks. It also includes a one-day study visit to explore public-private partnership projects.

Who attends this course?

National project coordinators; project managers; project assistants; staff of international organizations; national development planning officials; non-governmental organization officials involved in technical assistance programmes and projects.

What topics does this course cover?

This course was designed according to the latest standards adopted by the international community.

  • Project context analysis
  • Project design
  • Planning and budgeting
  • Monitoring and evaluation
What will I learn?

Participants improve their skills in the formulation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of development projects.

  • All about the importance and use of a logical framework, and how to create one that works for you
  • How to properly plan and budget for projects using the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Different organization models and evaluation types, as well as when and how to use them
What will I be able to do?

Participants apply their knowledge and skills by working through a project with their peers.

  • Map stakeholders, assess target groups, and create problems/objectives trees before beginning a new project
  • Create a responsibility matrix to keep the project running according to schedule
  • Manage monitoring and evaluation reports, and act on important findings
Why should I join?

This course, designed by global experts in project cycle management, prepares participants for real situations.

  • Participants work together to manage projects inspired by real situations.
  • The course is highly participatory, and involves interactive presentations and plenary discussions.
  • A study visit provides a closer look at project cycle management and public-private partnerships.

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