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September 2014

Use of Evidence Blended Learning - October-November 2014

DatesTue 9 September 2014 - Thu 2 October 2014
Types
  • INTRAC training
ProviderINTRAC
Cost680.00 - £GBP
VenueRemote via webinar and Skype

Do you lack confidence using evidence in your work? Do you face external or internal pressure to justify the evidence that you produce? In response to growing demand for support to practitioners, this course will help you to respond to evidence debates and challenges.

In this course you will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding of evidence. With a practical focus, you will learn the skills to identify sources of evidence, assess the quality of evidence, and integrate the use of evidence into your work for specific purposes, so that it is of high quality and can be used with confidence.

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Advocacy and Policy Influencing Blended Learning - September-November 2014

DatesMon 22 September 2014 - Thu 25 September 2014
Types
  • INTRAC training
ProviderINTRAC
Cost850.00 - £GBP
VenueRemote via webinar and Skype

This course is delivered remotely via webinar and Skype and has three parts.

22-25 September 2014 (part one); week of 20 October 2014 (part two); and 11 November 2014 (part three)

Is developing and implementing an advocacy strategy critical to success in your project or programme? Do your staff and partners need support to achieve your advocacy objectives? In this capacity building programme, you will have the opportunity to develop and troubleshoot the implementation of an advocacy strategy as well as build your knowledge and confidence.

This programme will give you the knowledge and skills to influence policy and practice in your own context. You will learn skills to help you plan and deliver an effective advocacy strategy; enhance your ability to lobby decision makers; and gain confidence in the ways in which you relate to different audiences. You will also have the skills to analyse power dynamics and choose your advocacy activities so they have maximum impact.

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Participatory Proposal Development - September 2014

DatesMon 29 September 2014 - Fri 3 October 2014
Types
  • INTRAC training
ProviderINTRAC
Cost1399.00 - £GBP *residential (including 4 night's accommodation)
1150.00 - £GBP **non-residential
VenueOxford, UK

PLEASE NOTE, we have cancelled this course and are no longer accepting applications. We are still able to run tailor made trainings on this topic. Please contact us for further details.

Donors need to know that proposals are rooted in the identified needs of the target community. To meet this objective, this course covers how to define, plan and appraise a project and how to develop a proposal with a strong budget that encourages ownership by the project’s key stakeholders. It will equip project staff with the necessary understanding and skills to use the components of the project cycle to develop a project proposal in a participatory way. The trainer uses a learning-by-doing methodology that is active and inclusive. By working together and learning from the experience of others, the participants will take away tools that they can share with others and use again and again. As part of this course, Mango will deliver specific sessions on how to develop a budget in line with project objectives and activities.

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October 2014

Monitoring and Evaluation (Foundation) - October 2014

DatesMon 6 October 2014 - Fri 10 October 2014
Types
  • INTRAC training
ProviderINTRAC
Cost1399.00 - £GBP *residential (including 4 night's accommodation)
1150.00 - £GBP **non-residential
VenueOxford, UK

PLEASE NOTE, we have cancelled this course and are no longer accepting applications. We are still able to run tailor made trainings on this topic. Please contact us for further details.

M&E is an essential component of international NGOs, NGOs and civil society organisations striving to continually improve their work and have greater accountability. Given the high demand in the sector, this foundation course is designed to develop individuals’ understanding of what M&E entails, why it is so vital, and how to do it well and in a participatory way. This course ensures that those who are new to M&E have a thorough understanding of M&E concepts and have built up the practical skills and the confidence needed to do M&E effectively. Participants will learn to use a range of M&E tools and activities that will help them improve accountability, learning and effectiveness of projects and programmes.

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Influencing and Supporting Change in Complex Contexts - October 2014

DatesMon 13 October 2014 - Wed 15 October 2014
Types
  • INTRAC training
ProviderINTRAC
Cost850.00 - £GBP *residential (including 2 night's accommodation)
699.00 - £GBP **non-residential
VenueOxford, UK

Building on INTRAC’s extensive experience of strengthening advocacy capacity and civil society voice at the national level, this course provides an opportunity for participants to build their knowledge and skills and reflect on the specific challenges of these approaches in complex political contexts, situations and environments. Recognising that there is no blueprint for change, this course combines the use of practical tools, relevant case studies and peer learning to build the knowledge, skills and confidence of participants.

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