Project Conceptualization and Design is an essential primary step towards desired successful outcome. Project Design represents a mixture of ideas, materials and processes that are pooled and organized for the purpose of achieving the ultimate goal. Constructive Project Design can help avoid pitfalls and provide the guidance for maintaining fundamental aspects of the program, including the scheduling and budgeting. Preliminary stages of the project are extremely important, as strategic efforts made in the frontend of a project will support successful execution and the achievement of anticipated results.
This training course has been designed in order to provide a comprehensive coverage of project management phases, starting from project conceptualization all the way to proposal development and fund allocation. The delegates will acquire essential skills for liaising with stakeholders and developing fundraising initiatives.
The program is the best suite for:
- Development Professionals
- Policy Makers
- Project Sponsors and Donor Organization’s Staff
- Project Assistants, Officers, Managers and Planners
- National Project Coordinators
- NGO Members
- National Development Planning Officers
- Resource mobilization officers.
Upon the successful completion of this intensive training course, the participants will be able to:
- Understand the need for projects in development
- Appreciate the phases of project management
- Develop practical project ideas and comprehensive project proposals
- Come up with possible project funding sources
- Liaise with stakeholders in project idea initiation and fundraising initiatives.
- Management principles and practices
- Project Definition
- The role of projects in development
- Detailed description of project structure and activities.
- Basics of project management phases
- Project design
- Project time line
- Project evaluation
- Relevance of project phases in proposal writing and formulation
- The sections of a standard project/grant proposal:
- Assessing institutional capabilities
- Model for proposal development
- Techniques for writing winning proposals
- Problem/need assessment
- Gathering background information
- Defining the approach
- Why proposals get rejected
- Writing the statement of need
- Writing procedures
- Preparing the budget
- Setting fundraising goals
- Developing a fundraising plan
- Developing fundraising plan calendar
- Connecting organization/programs to funder interests
- Developing fundraising strategies
- Mobilizing non-profit boards to fundraise
- Evaluating funding prospects
- Choosing funding partners
- Approaching individual donors and institutional funders
- Fostering strong working relationships with grant makers
- New trends in grant making
- Grant-maker decision-making process
- Staff roles in fundraising efforts
- Action planning.
The course will feature a well-balanced mix of open presentation, individual assignments, group discussions and case studies. The presenter will encourage maximum participation of delegates in order to support an interactive learning process and promote knowledge share. On the last day of training the participants will be given a task to conceptualize an idea in the chosen field and prepare the detailed proposal for justifying the feasibility and sustainability of the project suggested. Each session will be finalized by acquiring participant feedback and the discussion of their duty-related queries relevant to the course. Therefore the presenter will be able to offer tailored approach to each and every attendee and respond individually to their needs.
Program Dates: 20 – 24 January 2020
Registration Closes on: 30 November 2019
Venue: IBIS Paris Porte d’Italie
Program Fee: $3850
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