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Leadership & Project Management for NGOs & Development Organizations Training Workshop

The Leadership in Project Management for NGOs & Development Organizations is an intensive and comprehensive training program designed to empower participants with the advanced knowledge and skills required to excel in project leadership roles within the non-profit and development sectors. This training provides an immersive and advanced learning experience that includes interactive discussions, practical exercises, and a focus on leadership aspects in project management. Participants will undergo intensive training which is designed to equip participants with project management skills, ensuring they are well-prepared to take on leadership roles in complex and impactful projects.

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HG Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya

5 Days

24th - 28th June 2024
30th Sep - 4th Oct 2024

Online via Live Zoom Classes

10 Days (2 Weeks)

24th June - 5th July 2024
23rd Sep - 4th Oct 2024

Course Objectives
  1. Develop advanced project management and leadership skills.
  2. Gain a deep understanding of project management principles and practices.
  3. Acquire leadership competencies to lead teams effectively.
  4. Learn to plan, execute, and close projects with a strategic approach.
  5. Make a significant contribution to the success of projects within NGOs and development organizations.
Training Programme
Module 1: Project Management Fundamentals and Leadership Essentials 
Sub-Topic 1: Understanding Project Management 
          ∙Significance of Project Management 
          ∙Project Management vs. General Management 
          ∙Project, Program, Portfolio, and Operation Differences 
Sub-Topic 2: Leadership in Project Management 
         ∙Leadership Competencies for Project Success 
         ∙Leadership Styles in Project Management 
         ∙Leading Multidisciplinary Teams 
        ∙The Project Management Life Cycle 
        ∙Types of Development Life Cycles (e.g., Agile, Waterfall) 
        ∙The Triple Constraint: Scope, Time, and Cost 
 Module 2: Project Initiation and Stakeholder Engagement 
Sub-Topic 1: Strategic Project Initiation 
        ∙The Project Initiation Phase 
        ∙Importance of a Well-Defined Project Charter 
        ∙Setting Clear Project Objectives and Goals 
Sub-Topic 2: Stakeholder Analysis and Engagement 
       ∙Steps in Stakeholder Analysis 
       ∙Stakeholder Identification and Mapping 
       ∙Effective Stakeholder Engagement Strategies 
Sub-Topic 3: Roles and Responsibilities 
       ∙Understanding the Project Sponsor’s Role 
       ∙The Role of the Project Manager 
       ∙Defining the Project Customer’s Role 
 Module 3: Advanced Project Planning and Risk Management 
Sub-Topic 1: Project Scope Definition 
      ∙Defining Product Scope vs. Project Scope 
      ∙Developing a Comprehensive Project Scope Statement 
Sub-Topic 2: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) 
     ∙Creating an Effective WBS 
     ∙Identifying Work Package Characteristics 
Sub-Topic 3: Cost Estimation and Budgeting 
     ∙Advanced Cost Estimation Techniques 
     ∙Determining and Managing the Project Budget 
Sub-Topic 4: Project Schedule Development 
    ∙Creating a Detailed Project Schedule 
Sub-Topic 5: Project Risk Management 
    ∙Advanced Strategies for Risk Identification and Assessment 
    ∙Risk Mitigation and Response Planning 
    ∙Monitoring and Controlling Project Risks 
Sub-Topic 6: Project Baseline and Change Control 
    ∙Components of a Project Baseline 
    ∙Implementing Effective Project Change Control Strategies 
 Module 4: Leadership in Project Execution and Team Development 
Sub-Topic 1: Execution Phase Essentials 
        ∙Technical and Human Resource Aspects of Project Execution 
        ∙Monitoring and Controlling Project Progress 
Sub-Topic 2: Team Development and Leadership 
        ∙The Project Manager’s Role in Team Development 
        ∙Navigating the Five Stages of Team Development 
Sub-Topic 3: Effective Communication 
       ∙Advanced Communication Methods in Project Management 
       ∙The Project Manager’s Role in Facilitating Communication 
Sub-Topic 4: Conflict Resolution and Decision Making 
       ∙Advanced Conflict Resolution Options and Strategies 
       ∙The Decision-Making Process in Complex Projects 
Sub-Topic 5: Project Review and Oversight 
       ∙Types of Project Reviews 
       ∙Techniques for Effective Project Oversight 
 Module 5: Strategic Project Closure and Post-Project Analysis 
Sub-Topic 1: Project Closing Activities 
      ∙Key Activities Involved in Project Closure 
      ∙Benefits of Efficient Project Closeout 
Sub-Topic 2: Post-Project Analysis and Continuous Improvement 
      ∙Developing a Continuous Improvement Plan 
Sub-Topic 3: Leadership Impact on Project Outcomes 
      ∙Evaluating the Role of Leadership in Project Success 
      ∙Leveraging Leadership for Long-Term Organizational Growth 
Sub-Topic 4: Strategic Thinking in Project Management 
     ∙Applying Strategic Thinking to Achieve Long-Term Goals 
     ∙Leveraging Project Success for Organizational Advancement 
Sub-Topic 5: Personal Leadership Action Plan 
    ∙Developing a Personal Leadership Action Plan for Ongoing Improvement 
Participants will be issued Digital Certification after successful completion of the training.


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