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Online Certificate Course on Results-Based Project Management

This course provides a complete overview of the results-based project management (RBPM) approach with practical applications of tools and methods needed for planning, managing, monitoring and evaluating development projects. You will need between 8-10 hours per week to complete the lectures and case study exercises. You will participate in engaging online conversations with peers from around the world while receiving a constant guidance from the instructor.

Online
21st May, 2018
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Objectives

Participants will gain confidence to apply the acquired skills and knowledge of RBM to their projects, by sharing and learning from other country experiences, they will strengthen their RBM process. Participants will have an improved understanding of how RBM can improve the quality of their projects while promoting learning and accountability. Participants will also learn how to plan, manage, and monitor a project with a focus on results. In addition, they will learn the concepts for an effective evaluation, the qualities of good reports and the benefits of continuous learning process applied during the project life-cycle.

Syllabus

Lesson 1 - Results Based Management; Principles and the Results Chain
Lesson 2 - Planing for Results; The Logical Framework Approach
Lesson 3 - Managing for Results; Implementation Plans
Lesson 4 - Monitoring for Results; Performance Measurement Framework
Lesson 5 - Reporting Results; Reporting Process and Progress Reports
Lesson 6 - Learning from Results; Adapting and Continuos Improvements

Audience

This course is designed for people working in development organizations, including, NGOs, project teams, multi and bi-lateral development organizations, representatives from national and local governments, and anyone who is interested in learning the concepts, tools and methods of Results Based Project Management. Participants to our courses come from various parts of the world, and they bring a wealth of experience and knowledge that is shared in the course forums.

Requirements

There are no requirements to take this course, although the students will benefit if they know the type of work that occurs in development organizations and development projects, or had some experience working on a project. Students should have a good internet connection, Adobe Reader in their computers as well as MS Office to work on the course assignments. Good connectivity is required to watch some of the online videos. As a convenience to our remote students you can download most of the course material to read offline.