Montag, 19. April 2021 Uhr (Ganztägig) bis Freitag, 30. April 2021 Uhr (Ganztägig)

Course Objectives

By the end of the course participants will have a good knowledge of the principles of project management in development projects. They will have practised its principal mechanisms and be in a position to apply them.

Course Content

  • Basic elements of successful Project Management
  • The importance of group work and participation in Project Management (team-building processes in Project Management)
  • The phases of PCM (Project Cycle Management)
  • Logical Framework Approach and its tools
  • Impact Orientation – Managing for Development Results
  • The principles of Monitoring and Evaluation
  • PM+E in development organizations in Berlin

Course Methods One of the major challenges of Project Management is interdisciplinary teamwork. The course supports participants to become familiar with working in interdisciplinary multicultural groups. The training course fosters learning from experience by giving brief trainer inputs followed by the practice of the use of relevant tools, interactive exercises, discussion and reflection. The sessions at SLE are complemented by excursions to relevant development organisations in the field of project planning, monitoring and evaluation in Berlin.

Target Group Professionals in the field of international cooperation and development. A good command of the English language is a prerequisite.

The course takes place at the Centre for Rural Development (SLE), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Our short intensive courses promote learning through experience: 'Learning by doing for impact' is the most important aspect of the SLE's training philosophy. Our participants come from all around the globe: They include staff from development agencies, national and international NGOs, public institutions, university students and researchers, as well as professionals from the private sector. These different cultural backgrounds and professions add to an intercultural and transdisciplinary exchange of experiences within an enabling learning environment.

While there is no application deadline, there is only a limited number of places available in each course and they fill up quickly. We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Further information: https://www.sle-berlin.de/en/training