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Project Management For Donor Funded Project Training.

June 3 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm EAT

Course Overview.

The main objective of this training is to enhance the capacity and understanding of the delegates in designing, planning, executing, monitoring and evaluating donor funded projects. Over the last few years, the resource envelope for the donors is dwindling, hence becoming for competitive to win the grants. The donors are also very keen on value for money for projects. The projects must also demonstrate sustainable long-term impact for the projects. The training will also ensure comprehensive understanding through hands on examples and filed visits on Project Cycle Management, Logical framework Approach, Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Identification, Project Formulation, Appraisal and Project Implementation. Participants will able to design project/programmes that meet the requirements of the major Donors and Development Partners.


Course Objectives.

Program Managers and officers attending the training will get hands on skills in the following areas;

  • Identify and understand the critical terms and conditions of grant aid for donor-funded projects (World Bank, USAID etc.)
  • Understand the funding trends of major Development Partners
  • Know how to design a project according to the Logical Framework Approach
  • Know how to design a Monitoring and Evaluation System
  • Know how to accurately choose indicators and sources of verification
  • Understand how to apply the 5 evaluation criteria used by the major Donors/Development partners
  • Ensure compliance with donor terms and conditions;
  • Managing multiple-funded programs
  • Provide tools for efficient Management of Donor- funded project
  • Design and monitor donor budgets
  • Describe the phases in the grant management cycle clarify key responsibilities and routines needed for successful grant management.
  • Identify the requirements for closing off a donor grant.
  • Appreciate that finance and program staff must work closely for Successful grant management


Who should Attend?

  • The course is recommended for the following;
  • Departmental heads
  • Project or Departmental managers
  • Project officers
  • Staffs involved in making informed decision
  • Anyone involved in development projects
  • Anyone who aspires to be a good manager


Learning Contents

  • Characteristics of a project
  • Project management frameworks
  • Principles of project management
  • Project stakeholder’s management
  • Project integration management
  • Scope management
  • Time management
  • Project cost management
  • Financial management for Donor funded projects
  • Grants Management
  • Human resource management
  • Project risk management
  • Project procurement management for Donor funded projects
  • Legal and institutional framework related to environmental impact assessment and audit process
  • Environmental impact assessment and social impact assessment
  • Project funding techniques
  • Fundraising raising planning cycle for donor funded projects
  • Project management consultancy
  • Project monitoring & evaluation techniques
  • Result based management positioning
  • Setting up monitoring & evaluation systems
  • Project management information system
  • Project management software- M/S project 2010.

Way forward After the Training

Participants will develop a work plan through the help of facilitators that stipulates application of skills acquired in improving their organizations. ASPM will monitor implementation progress after the training.

Training Evaluation:

Participants will undertake a simple assessment before the training to gauge  knowledge and skills and another assessment will be done after the training in-order to demonstrate knowledge gained through the training.










Project Management For Donor Funded Project
June 3 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
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Nairobi Kenya
+254 737 022726


+254 737 022726

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