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Training on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Management

By: Data-Afrique Consultancy


05 - 16 Aug, 2019  12 days

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USD 1,995


This course offers participants with the relevant information on non-governmental organizations management. It focuses on the key issues in management of NGOs emphasizing on organizations working on development issues and reduction of poverty in undeveloped regions.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Identify the characteristics of NGOs
  • Understand the issues NGOs face
  • Determine the types and instruments in international development agencies
  • Learn the role and barriers of NGOs with respect to development of communities
  • Understand the challenges of management of NGOs
  • Develop techniques, skills and tools of adoption of strategies and change in NGOs
  • Understand Results-Based Management
  • Understand project management
  • Establish internal and external evaluation processes
  • Choose tools for NGOs marketing
  • Select donor agencies
  • Learn the preparation of a grant proposal
  • Understand good negotiation and communication principles
  • Understand proper recruitment processes in human resource management

Who Should Attend?

This course targets program managers, team leaders, consultants, and new entry professionals working in NGOs. This course will benefit its participants by equipping them with relevant skills on the management of NGOs.

Course Outline

Understanding NGOs

  • NGO stages
  • Building an NGO
  • Need assessment of NGO
  • SWOT analysis
  • Legal requirements of NGOs

Vision, mission, principles and strategies of NGOs

  • Governance and leadership of NGO
  • Strategy and mission of NGO
  • Principle based vision of NGO
  • Gender policy in NGOs
  • Structure and system of NGO

Institutional sustainability

  • Techniques of building institutional sustainability
  • Projects sustainability
  • Personnel training and sustainability
  • Sustainability through networking
  • Shortcoming of developing a network

Managing people

  • NGO structure
  • Formal NGO
  • Staff specialization
  • Principle development and maintenance
  • Western and African organizational model
  • Improving functioning of staff
  • Supervision
  • Creating and maintaining a board
  • Team functioning
  • Organizational sustainability


  • Development of NGO brand
  • Fundraisings
  • NGO financial needs planning
  • Marketing through social media
  • Financial institutions

Financial resources mobilization and management

  • Budget making approaches
  • Budgeting role
  • Money management
  • Resource management
  • Financial control
  • Financial management
  • Management accounting vs financial accounting
  • Rules of accounting

Project cycle

  • NGO performance monitoring and evaluation
  • Planning and implementation
  • Evaluation strategies
  • Tools for monitoring and evaluation
  • Indicators of performance
  • Logical framework approach
  • Theory based evaluation
  • Appraisals and participatory methods
  • Four impact evaluation models

General Notes

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more


Registration: 08:30:am - 08:30:am

Class Session: 08:00:am - 04:00:am

USD 1,995.00
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