This intensive two-day training course is designed for those students interested in getting involved in funded programmes and projects run by international organisations such as the European Commission and UN bodies.
The course is an introduction to the Project Cycle Management (PCM), the standard procedure to carry out programmes and projects. It is the official tool required by the European Commission and many bilateral donors and follows a sequence based on specific phases. In particular, it intends to explain PCM approach focusing on theoretical and practical analysis of all project phases (programming, identification, formulation, implementation, monitoring, reporting, evaluation and audit).
The course, which is based on EC Project Cycle Management Guidelines, is a combination theoretical explanations and practical exercises. Every step will be explained with examples of approved proposals and discussed in working groups and question and answer sessions.
The course will be held by a professional with consolidated experience in EU funding.
The Project Cycle Management: all the phases
09.45 Introduction to the Project Cycle Management Approach
10.00Project Programming and Identification
11.30 Coffee break
11.45 Project Formulation
12.45 Project Implementation, including Monitoring, Reporting, Evaluation and Audit
The Logical Framework Approach (LFA): analysis phase
14.45 Stakeholder analysis
15.15 Working groups/practical exercise
16.15 Coffee break
16.30 Report of the working groups results in plenary session
17.00 Question and answer (Q&A) session
18.00 End of day one
09.30 Problem analysis – Working groups/practical exercise
10.00 Report of the working groups results in plenary session
10.30 Analysis of objectives and analysis of strategies
11.00 Coffee break
11.15 Working groups/practical exercise
11.30 Report of the working groups results in plenary session
12.00 Development of the Logical Framework Matrix
14.30 Practical exercise
16.30 Report and discussion from Working Groups
18.00 End of the tutorial