For a long time, the desired outcomes of development programmes and projects were compromised by a shortage of well-trained project staff.

Amongst the most notable skill deficiencies was proficiency in project and programme cycle management (PPCM). PPCM provides an overall analytical and decision-making framework for results-based management. Proficient use of PPCM techniques is essential when it comes to ensuring that programmes and projects are relevant, feasible and effective in promoting development. In the aftermath of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (2005) and the introduction of new ways to deliver development aid, including sector-wide approaches and budget-support funding, the emphasis on Results-Based Management (RBM) in development was heightened. This has raised the levels of competencies needed by national recipient agencies and public administration supervisors.

Upcoming courses

Project management: Investment projects

Project management: Investment projects

The course aims to provide participants with a complete set of competencies, techniques, tools and good practices for managing all project life-cycle phases: project identification, preparation, implementation/monitoring and evaluation. Read More

20 August 2018 - 31 August 2018

Russian

Turin Centre

A4011214

Russian

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Enrolment deadline: 09 August 2018

Monitoreo y evaluación de programas y proyectos de desarrollo

Monitoreo y evaluación de programas y proyectos de desarrollo

Los programas y proyectos de desarrollo se implementan cada vez más en un marco basado en la gestión por resultados. Read More

20 August 2018 - 31 August 2018

Spanish

Turin Centre

A2011212

Spanish

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Enrolment deadline: 06 August 2018

Monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programmes

Monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programmes

This course aims to impart the technical and managerial competencies needed for monitoring performance and for evaluating the efficiency, effectiveness, relevance and sustainability of development programmes and projects. Read More

10 September 2018 - 21 September 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011213

English

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Enrolment deadline: 20 August 2018

Designing successful projects

Designing successful projects

Participants will explore the techniques and tricks used to identify opportunities for mobilizing a project's budgetary resources, and strengthen their skills in designing projects and writing successful project proposals. Read More

24 September 2018 - 26 October 2018

English

Blended

A9711217

English

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Enrolment deadline: 10 September 2018

Gestión de programas y proyectos: elaboración, monitoreo y evaluación

Gestión de programas y proyectos: elaboración, monitoreo y evaluación

Las modalidades cambiantes que asume la ayuda al desarrollo están aumentando progresivamente los niveles de competencias profesionales y administrativas requeridas para el personal de los organismos receptores nacionales y las organizaciones internacionales con el fin de garantizar un funcionamiento exitoso dentro del marco de la gestión basada en resultados (GBR). Read More

15 October 2018 - 26 October 2018

Spanish - Portuguese

Turin Centre

A2011220

Spanish

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Enrolment deadline: 01 October 2018

Master in Management of Development

Master in Management of Development

This Master provides participants with the knowledge and skills for effective participation in the management of development programmes and projects. Read More

15 October 2018 - 18 October 2019

English

Blended

A9711219

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Enrolment deadline: 17 September 2018

Monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programmes

Monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programmes

This course aims to impart the technical and managerial competencies needed to monitor performance and evaluate the efficiency, effectiveness, relevance and sustainability of development programmes and projects. Read More

22 October 2018 - 26 October 2018

Russian

Turin Centre

A4011218

Russian

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Enrolment deadline: 24 September 2018

Suivi et évaluation des programmes et projets

Suivi et évaluation des programmes et projets

Ce cours renforcera les compétences techniques et managériales requises pour assurer un suivi efficace des projets et programmes et pour gérer les différentes évaluations s'articulant autour du cycle. Read More

29 October 2018 - 09 November 2018

French

Turin Centre

A9011221

French

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Enrolment deadline: 15 October 2018

Impact evaluation of public policies, programmes and projects

Impact evaluation of public policies, programmes and projects

The aim of impact evaluation is to assess the relevance and effectiveness of a project, programme or public policy in bringing about a desired change in the well-being of the target population, as well as to measure improvements in pre-defined indicators in the particular sector, where applicable, that can be attributed to the development intervention. Read More

12 November 2018 - 16 November 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011224

English

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Enrolment deadline: 29 October 2018

Leadership and motivation skills: Making teams effective

Leadership and motivation skills: Making teams effective

This training aims to upgrade managers¿ competencies in assembling, developing and coordinating teams that maximize synergies of the staff's talents, competencies and experiences and which sustain the "moral" and "trust" levels necessary to motivate individual team members to invest the utmost of their efforts in the pursuit of achieving the organisation's overall objectives. Read More

03 December 2018 - 07 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011225

English

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Enrolment deadline: 19 November 2018

Change management for public sector institutions

Change management for public sector institutions

The efforts required to implement change in public sector institutions are often underestimated, which frequently leads to disappointing results. Read More

10 December 2018 - 14 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011226

English

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Enrolment deadline: 26 November 2018

Project cycle management in fragile settings

Project cycle management in fragile settings

The course will cover all project cycle management functions and processes: the main focus is on implementation and all aspects that are of particular importance in fragile settings in this phase (stakeholder management, M&E;, management of the team and capacity of the team, risk management). Read More

10 December 2018 - 14 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011694

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Enrolment deadline: 14 December 2018

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Sustainable Development Programme

Referring simultaneously to the broad definition of sustainable development adopted by the United Nations, which postulates an intrinsic relation between economic, social and environmental well-being, SDP takes as a more concrete starting point the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Resources

International Training Centre of the ILO

Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin - Italy

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