This course is designed to introduce the logical framework approach (LFA) as a means to design project proposals for funding assistance. The training is aimed at building the skills and knowledge of participants to enhance their confidence in the use of the LFA, and supporting participants to submit logical and well structured project proposals.
The overall learning objectives of the training course are to build participant capacity in proposal preparation using the logical framework approach. More specifically at the end of this training programme
Participants will be able to describe and perform all the steps of the Logical Framework Approach to develop a verified quality logframe matrix.
Participants will be able to describe and complete the key components of a funding application by pulling relevant data from the logframe matrix.
Participants will be more aware of the donors and grant funding programs that can be accessed by their projects.
TOPICS TO BE COVERED
Introduction to the LFA
Project Management Cycle
How the LFA fits in the Project Management Cycle
Critique of the use of the LFA
Using the LFA to inform project proposal development
Step 1. Stakeholder Analysis
Step 2. Problem analysis
Step 2. Problem analysis continued
Step 3. Solution Analysis
Step 4. Strategy Analysis – Selecting solutions
Step 5. Logframe Matrix
Step 5: Logframe Matrix continued
Guest Speaker presentation and discussion from donor community
Step 6: Activity Scheduling
Step 7: Resource Scheduling
What is M&E?
Developing an M&E Framework
What is a project proposal?
Writing a project proposal Writing
How the Logframe matrix informs the proposal
Project proposal structure
Review of some Donor agencies
Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.
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