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Project Management Course

Africa Center for Project Management is pleased to announce a Certificate Course in Project Management Online and Distance Learning, which starts 1st of every month

Overall Course Objective:
To effectively manage available time and resources, most modern organizations organize their work into projects. As such, the project administration (or project management) role has become critical to the success of any business.

This highly practical 8-week online short course teaches how to plan, coordinate and manage projects effectively and efficiently. Learn how to run projects on time and within budget and how to use the latest and most popular project management tools and techniques. Whether you are launching a marketing campaign, building a house, creating a new product or planning an event, the ability to strategically manage projects is crucial to achieving better outcomes. The course material is based on a respected textbook that will prepare you for the Project Management in your organization.

What is Project Management?
Concepts in Project Planning and Management

Overview of Project Initiation, Planning, Implementation, Control and Close
Scheduling and planning to ensure targets are accomplished timely.
Managing the effective implementation and completion of projects despite budgetary constraints
Introduction to Monitoring & Evaluation as a component of project planning and implementation process.
Project Budgeting
Work plan Development
The logical framework and Project Cycle Management approaches
Designing a Project Goal
Outcomes/ Output/Activities
Evidence and Risk analysis
Assumption/Pre-conditions/ Risks
Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation

The Course Is Designed To Help Participants to:

Understand key aspects of project design, implementation, administration and Monitoring and Evaluation

Understand ways to design, implement, monitor and evaluate projects
Educate Learners on how to link a logical framework and translate it into a concise and transparent budget and a simple work plan
Use the logical framework to design an effective monitoring and evaluation system for
tracking and reporting results for their individual organizations
Understand best practices techniques for project management, Monitoring and Evaluation

Course Organizers:

Africa Center for Project Management was established in 2004 in Amsterdam with the Africa regional offices in Nairobi. The organization was formed to address capacity building needs among development and corporate organizations in Africa and Asia by offering Online Certificates and In-House trainings. The organization has over ten years experience working with development partners in capacity building in. We have trained over 5000 development and Business Professionals in various thematic areas.

Computing Requirements:

Participants will need to use email, upload and download word docs,
PowerPoint files and PDFs, and post on the discussion board or send assignments by email. If you do not have internet speed sufficient to download materials, an offline DVD or hard copies course may be the right alternative for you. Materials Provided: Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.

After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and tasks.

In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit three assignments.

DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week
DATES: (Two Months) Course Starts 1st of Every Month.
ORGANIZERS: Africa Center for Project Management
LANGUAGE: English only
FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated

Organisation Africa Center for project management

Country: Kenya