Much of the work of youth development professionals is organized around specific projects. They may be small projects designed by yourself and relevant stakeholders to solve very specific problems that you and they face. Alternatively, they may be part of much larger projects run by major funding bodies. Either way, project design, and development are often expected to use certain techniques to ensure project quality. The aim of this program is to introduce you to the practices that have built up around the design and management of projects in the last few decades.
What is presented here will give you a general overview of project work. It has been written to help you develop the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, design, implement, monitor and evaluate projects in your youth in the development program.
• Youth-Centered Programming Model
• Preparation for programming
• (Need Assessment – Youth development Factor – Assessing Organization – Entrepreneurship – Youth involvement)
• Program Objectives
• Logical Framework
• Program Development
• Approaches to program development
• Selecting program format
• Selecting program area
• Program promotion
• Total Quality Program
• Program Implementation
• Program leadership
• Helping Youth feel valued
• Promoting youth involvement
• Quality customer service
• Handling complaints
• Risk Management
• Program Evaluation
• Principles of evaluation
• Types of evaluation
• Methods of evaluation
• Model of evaluation
When you successfully complete this program, you should be able to:
• Identify activities involved in project planning, monitoring, and evaluation.
• write a proposal for funding, including log frames.
• plan projects on the basis of a logical framework.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the Total Quality Program standers.
• Prepare project risk management plan.
This course designed for the following individuals who want to build their capacity in Youth Development Sector:
• Young Leaders
• Professionals responsible for youth project planning, in NGOs.
• Volunteers of youth projects and organizations.
• Youth Workers.
• Student Activities coordinators.