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The corporate/private sector takes actions in response to climate change - natural resource constraints, manufacturing or logistical interruptions and other possible impacts.
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17 July 2014

Win-win Relations, Recognition & Resource mobilisation

WHAT IS THIS COURSE ABOUT?

As donors are diminishing their funding, NGOs need to find alternative ways of generating support from their external environment in order to increase their influence and to sustain themselves. Communication technologies and our rapidly changing world provide new opportunities for engagement and outreach. Hence, support-raising is more than just fundraising, it is about relationship building, recognition (become more visible in your domestic arena) and resource mobilisation. It covers the identification and mobilisation of all kinds of support, including voluntarism, moral support, political and policy support from individuals, governments, the private sector and other NGOs.

PARTICIPANTS

This course is aimed specifically at staff working for NGOs as well as desk-officers in relevant donor organisations, universities or government bodies who want to contribute to better embedding their organisations into their local environment for increased domestic support and organisational sustainability.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

This course focuses on your organisational needs for successful support raising. First, support raising needs to be defined and identified what it means for your organisation. Then, you will learn how to map the main stakeholders and context you are working in and you will be equipped with tools and skills to formulate concrete strategies and action plans on DSR. Lastly, you will get insight into writing proposals and writing styles. Besides working on strategies for your own organisation, this course will reinforce your skills.

COURSE DETAILS:

  1. Language: English
  2. Dates: 08th - 11th September 2014
  3. Course fee: € 650
  4. Country: Bangkok, Thailand
    (The course fee includes lunch, snacks, course material and a certificate)

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
Follow the link and register online: http://www.mdf.nl/course/dsr-a/#.U7fWepSSw6k

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Domestic Support Raising – the Concept
  • Organisational identity and Unique Selling Points (USPs)
  • Identify needs of potential support partners and your needs
  • Matchmaking strategies
  • Decision making skills
  • Writing proposals and writing styles
  • Communication skills
  • Networking

INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE
Mr. Yaseen Ariff
Marketing Assistant - MDF Asia
yaseen@mdfsa.lk
Mobile: +94 777 989 327
Tel: +94 11 2808121 or 11 2805122

Bangkok, Thailand
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17 July 2014

Its no longer about ‘doing good’, its about creating lasting positive change

WHAT IS THIS COURSE ABOUT?

The global development community has been paying increased attention to the role of rigorous impact evaluation in recent years. This course is a considered blend of theory and practice to support better on-the-ground evaluations. Participants are introduced to the concepts behind rigorous impact evaluations: the counterfactual question, control groups, sample frames, bias and sampling methods, They are then presented information to build their own evaluation designs. This includes good questionnaire design, drafting evaluation terms of reference, management of surveys, quality control techniques, and database entry options. Finally, participants will learn about presentation and interpretation of results, and ways to disseminate important research findings.

PARTICIPANTS

Professionals who are involved in formulating, managing or monitoring interventions and/ or prepare, supervise or participate in impact evaluations. These can be desk officers, programme managers, task managers for a national or local government, for an international donor agency or for an NGO. Those actively involved in evaluation designs are encouraged to bring one of their projects with them, and so get hands-on help drafting a TOR, questionnaires, etc. No prior economic or statistical knowledge is required to attend this course.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

To understand the nature and importance of rigorous impact evaluations, and other aspects of quality evaluation efforts. Beyond understanding, also to gain practical knowledge about designing and managing such tasks.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Introduction to the main arguments of “Poor Economics”
  • Introduction impact evaluations: why bother?
  • Developing your own evaluation methodology and terms of reference
  • Team work to critically review example evaluations
  • Developing your own survey questionnaire
  • Understanding the role and types of qualitative impact research
  • Introduction to cost-benefit analysis for impact

COURSE DETAILS:

  • Language: English
  • Dates: 08 - 12 September 2014
  • Course fee: € 750
  • Country: Hanoi, Vietnam
    (The course fee includes lunch, snacks, course material and a certificate)

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
Follow the link and register online: http://www.mdf.nl/course/peia-a/#.U8eZDJSSw6k

INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE

Mr. Yaseen Ariff
Marketing Assistant - MDF Asia
yaseen@mdfsa.lk
Mobile: +94 777 989 327
Tel: +94 11 2808121 or 11 2805122

Hanoi, Vietnam
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17 July 2014

So much knowledge, yet not enough shared ("KM is the art of creating value from intangible assets.")

WHAT IS THIS COURSE ABOUT?

Knowledge Management is a hot topic in both the commercial and the not-for-profit world of development cooperation. Most people deal with increasing amounts of information on a daily basis. Raw data and information only becomes knowledge when we know how to dig the value out of it. This is what knowledge management is all about. This knowledge management course focuses on the processes that capture, filter and disseminate knowledge in support of organisational goals, whilst recognising the importance and role of effective people management.

PARTICIPANTS

Learning officers, knowledge management managers, project managers, team leaders or consultants that would like to understand the tools and methodologies for managing knowledge flows within their organisation.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course you will:

  • Understand what knowledge management is and what it can mean for you and your organisation
  • Be able to start a participatory process to develop a knowledge management strategy and facilitating processes and technology
  • Have insight in tools for collecting, filtering, storing and sharing knowledge
  • Have gained more confidence in how to stimulate staff in your organisation to become active actors in knowledge processes

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Knowledge Management (KM) concepts
  • Developing a KM strategy
  • People, processes, technology
  • Tools for capturing, storing and sharing knowledge
  • Discover & document good practices
  • IT systems & social media
  • Become a learning organisation
  • The human factor in KM
  • Motivating knowledge behaviour

COURSE DETAILS:

  1. Language: English
  2. Dates: 01 - 03 September 2014
  3. Course fee: € 450
  4. Country: Bali, Indonesia
    (The course fee includes lunch, snacks, course material and a certificate)

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
Follow the link and register online: http://www.mdf.nl/course/km-a/#.U8eVGJSSw6k

INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE
Mr. Yaseen Ariff
Marketing Assistant - MDF Asia
yaseen@mdfsa.lk
Mobile: +94 777 989 327
Tel: +94 11 2808121 or 11 2805122

 

 

Bali, Indonesia

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