Managing Programs and Projects


Course name Managing Programs and Projects
Institution Bioforce Institute
Location France
Language English
Contact information

Laure Viviès,,

0033 4 72 89 74 71 (afternoons only)


Course objective

To enable participants to choose and apply appropriate tools to manage all stages of the project cycle in humanitarian contexts< Assessment and analysis, planning and implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

- Describe specific features of humanitarian situations as contexts for implementation,

- Define strategic, programmatic and operational levels of humanitarian action,

- Explain the purpose of the Project Cycle Management (PCM) approach,

- Outline steps in the Project Cycle,

- Describe essential tools and methods for PCM,

- Summarise critical thinking on PCM,

- Describe strategies for integrating quality and accountability in PCM,

- Describe the purpose of assessments in the project cycle,

- Describe appropriate assessment methodologies and tools,

- Critically appraise an assessment report,

- Explain how quality and accountability may be promoted during this stage,

- Define indicators and describe their importance and use in project management,

- List common data-collection tools for assessments, monitoring and evaluation,

- Demonstrate how to conduct a semi-structured interview and a focus-group discussion,

- Describe methods for managing data and information: within projects and programmes and between organisations,

- Describe the purpose of planning in the project cycle,

- Explain the logic of the Log frame Build the main elements in the Log frame,

- Critically appraise the quality and logic of a project plan,

- Draw links with the implementation and Monitoring & Evaluation steps,

- Explain how quality and accountability may be promoted during this stage,

- Describe the purpose of Monitoring & Evaluation in the project cycle,

- Explain the difference between Monitoring & Evaluation,

- Describe the evaluation cycle,

- List and define the evaluation criteria,

- Identify and apply selected evaluation tools,

- Describe and design the main elements of the ToRs for an evaluation,

- Explain how quality and accountability may be promoted during this stage.

Sector NGO
General course topics One logistics function in great detail
Focus commodity Not indicated
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives No
Incentives description


Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Facility Manager
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

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Course fee $2,731
Discount available No
Discount description


Course included in analysis No