In order to maximize the chances of success of any individual, it is important that he/she understands the various aspects of the project cycle management. This Project Cycle Management Course is designed to impart practical skills and knowledge, confidence related to the conceptualization, planning, implementation, management and evaluation of all kinds of projects including development, emergency and community projects in both private and public sectors.
WHY THIS COURSE? Project Cycle Management plays a very critical role in: 1. Determining the success of a project; 2.Proper identification for community needs; 3. Proper planning for the project in terms of the resources; 4. Proper implementation of the project results/outcomes; 5. Proper monitoring and Evaluation; 5. Provision of quality products and services to the clients; 6. Time saving as well as minimizing costs.
The training will cover the following areas:
Module 0: Introduction
Training Rules
Module 1: Overview of PCM
Characteristic of a project
Project Versus Program
Why Projects Fail
The Project Constraint Triangle
Project Manager Competencies
The Project Life Cycle/Phase of PCM
Module 2: Project Identification
Project Identification
Needs Assessment
Why a Needs Assessment
Types of Needs Assessment Research Methods
Secondary Research
Primary Research
Practical Need Assessment – PCM Case Study
Module 3: Project Design
Project Planning
Stakeholder Analysis
Problem and Objective Trees
Strategy Analysis
Logical Framework Approach
Module 4: Project Implementation
Project Kick off Meeting
Baseline Survey
Project work plans
Project M&E plan
Managing Project Resource(people & financial)
Module 5: Monitoring and Reviewing
Monitoring and Evaluation in the Project Cycle
Why Monitoring?
Different types of monitoring
Why Evaluation?
Types of evaluations
Link between Log frame and Evaluation
Project Evaluation Criteria
Much emphasis will be put on the Practical skills. Plenary presentation & Group Work with the use of templates, and practical tools will be supplemented with Knowledge Transfer Activities that each participant will develop and implement in their work. After-Training, follow-up and remedial coaching will be offered to interested participants and organizations on request. Only a small number of participants will be admitted for the training to ensure quality, time utilization for each participant. Audience
The training is suitable for development practitioners, managers, program/project staff from NGOs, and individuals interested in working in the development sector.
Participants will be issued a certification upon successful completion of the training
Application deadline: 8th, February, 2018. The Training days will be 8 days, starting from11th up to 19th February, 2018. You can enroll afternoon classes or evening classes.
The course fee is USD 30 per participant. The fee is inclusive of tuition, training materials and certificate of participation and refreshment.
You may fill in the application form in Y-FAR office which locates in the first floor of Du’aleh building, opposite to Maka Al Mukarama café in Togdheer road, Hargeisa – Somaliland Note: We have a special offer for those their time is not convenient the actual training days. We do trainings in weekends on request. For further information, call on this number 063-4408130. You can reach us through 063-4402360, 063-4402103, 063-4408130 or
We encourage early registration to ensure your reservations for this course.
We look forward to your participation

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