Project Identification, Development and Management
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Successful management of the project cycle
Do you want to learn how to identify and manage stakeholders throughout the project cycle and how to identify, design, manage, monitor and evaluate development projects, which actually meet the needs of beneficiaries? Do you want to be challenged by colleagues from all over the world to think about the success and fail factors of complex development projects?
The PDM program will train you how to effectively identify, design, manage, monitor and evaluate development projects to guarantee success every step of the way.
By exchanging views with a variety of experts in the field of project identification, design, management and monitoring and evaluation, our PDM program provides you with insights across the entire project cycle. You will learn all about Project Cycle Management (PCM) methodology and tools such as Stakeholder Mapping, Problem Tree, Logical Framework and specific M&E tools. You will develop crucial project management skills in the field of communication, leadership, team work and negotiation in interactive workshops and discuss the different views and current debate on development cooperation with experts and classmates.
Reasons to follow the Project Identification, Development and Management course
- Start off the program with your own project identification via the distance education component of the program
- Gain the analytical, technical and managerial insights, and tools for the development and management of development projects
- Share your (critical) ideas on on the development debate and hear about stories in development projects (best and worst practices) from all over the world
Upon completion of the course, participants:
- Are equipped with a combination of analytical, technical and managerial insights and tools for the identification, design, management and monitoring and evaluation of development projects;
- Have insights into their own personal project management skills and how to further develop these skills to successfully manage the challenges in development projects;
- Have a broad understanding of project success and failure factors in development projects;
- Have been challenged to think critically about how the current debate on development cooperation plays a role in their own projects at home;
- Developed their individual project and received coaching;
- Interacted with and built a network with development professionals from around the globe.
Who should attend
The program is designed for:
- project decision-makers dealing with various aspects in project design and development of (inter)national development projects;
- project managers, team leaders and senior project staff engaged in the identification, * design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of (inter)national development projects;
- trainers, lecturers and consultants wanting to expand their own (teaching) skills in this area.