MS-Training Center for Development Cooperation

MS TCDC
P.O. Box
254 - Arusha
Tanzania
Africa

Tel: +255 (0)27 255 3837/8/9
Fax: +255 (0)27 255 3836
Email: mstcdc@mstcdc.or.tz
Internet: http://www.mstcdc.or.tz/


Courses on this page:   

Managing Organisational Performance 2011
Financial Management 2011
Conflict Resolution and Peace Building 2011
Project Planning and Management
Rights Based Approaches 2011
Gender and Human Rights 2011
Land Rights and Climate Change 2011


Course Title Managing Organisational Performance 2011
Institution Arusha: MS-Training Center for Development Cooperation
Country Tanzania
Type Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Topics Management: NGO Management
Management: Human Resources Development
Health Technology: Management Information Systems
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Arusha, Tanzania
Objectives/
Content

Course Objectives: By the end of the course, participants will have the knowledge and skills to design and use appropriate organisational business performance management systems. Participants will look at and practice new tools and techniques for managing organisational performance.
Course Content:
* Relating organisational goals and objectives to organisational business performance (Critical Success Factor & Critical Competency Area Model)
* The role of organisational design, systems, structures and work processes in organisational business performance excellence
* Organisational business performance frameworks & tools: Balanced Scorecards, Excellence models (Leavitt), TQM, and BPR/BPI (Business Process Reengineering/ Improvement)
* Linking organisational goals and objectives to individual targets and HR supporting processes like appraisals, career and competency frameworks, a.o
* Management Information Systems (making your management information efficient with IT & Dataware house systems)

Next Beginning 22 - 26 August 2011
Participants'
Profile
Leaders and managers working in civil society organisations, private sector, government and other development agencies who are involved in business and organisational assessment, management and auditing
Course fee (incl. Tuition and full board)
Single room US$ 675
Shared double US$ 570
For further
information
Tel: +255 (0)27 255 3837/8/9
Fax: +255 (0)27 255 3836
Email: mstcdc@mstcdc.or.tz
Internet: http://www.mstcdc.or.tz/sw183303.asp
Last update 30/03/2011 mas
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Course Title Financial Management 2011
Institution Arusha: MS-Training Center for Development Cooperation
Country Tanzania
Type Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Topics Management: Health Economics and Financing
Management: NGO Management
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Arusha, Tanzania
Objectives/
Content

Course Objectives: By the end of the course, participants will have the knowledge and skills to manage complex financial systems and procedures in a cost effective and accountable manner

Course Content:
* Overview of financial management;
* Audit and assurance engagements in development organisations
* Financial management strategies for development organisations
* Current issues, trends and controversies in financial reporting
* Development organisations governance
* Social accounting and responsibility
* Fraud and anti –corruption measures
* Civic Engagement in the budget process- Participatory Public Expenditure Management

Next Beginning 3 - 14 October 2011
Duration 2 weeks
Participants'
Profile
Practitioners working in civil society organisations, administration and finance managers within government and other development agencies, with basic skills in financial management.
Course fee Single room US$ 1350
Shared double US$ 1140
(incl. Tuition and full board)
For further
information
Tel: +255 (0)27 255 3837/8/9
Fax: +255 (0)27 255 3836
Email: sennyb@mstcdc.or.tz
Internet: http://www.mstcdc.or.tz/sw184275.asp
Last update 30/03/2011 mas
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Course Title Conflict Resolution and Peace Building 2011
Institution Arusha: MS-Training Center for Development Cooperation
Country Tanzania
Type Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Topics

Management: NGO Management
Emergencies: Disaster Management

Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Arusha, Tanzania
Objectives/
Content

Course Objectives:
By the end of the course, participants will have enhanced their skills in conflict resolution, crisis prevention, and peace building for the promotion of safe and just communities.
Course Content:
• Historical perspective of peace and conflict
* Types, sources and concepts of conflict, conflict resolution and peace building
* Strategies, principles, approaches and frameworks for conflict prevention, resolution and management
* Engendering conflict and peace building
* Relief, Rehabilitation and Development - The challenges of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
* Democratic peace building processes (disarmament; demobilization;’ reintegration) and good governance

Next Beginning

23 May - 3 June 2011
14 - 25 November 2011

Duration 2 weeks
Participants'
Profile
This two-week course is intended for middle to senior level practitioners working in conflict and post conflict development agencies involved in day-to-day management.
Course fee Single room US$ 1350
Shared double US$ 1140
(incl. Tuition and full board)
For further
information
Tel: +255 (0)27 255 3837/8/9
Fax: +255 (0)27 255 3836
Email: sennyb@mstcdc.or.tz or mstcdc@mstcdc.or.tz
Internet: http://www.mstcdc.or.tz/sw183288.asp
Last update 30/03/2011 mas
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Course Title Project Planning and Management
Institution Arusha: MS-Training Center for Development Cooperation
Country Tanzania
Type Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Topics

Management: NGO Management
Management: Strategic Project Management

Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Arusha, Tanzania
Objectives/
Content

Background: Development projects are a crucial undertaking of NGOs and CBOs which need to be designed as instruments of interventions taking into account the socio-economic and political environment. Furthermore, the complexity of designing the operational management and implementation systems of development project calls for technical skilled project teams. Therefore, managing development oriented project needs practitioners with both technical and personal skills to successfully manage and implement them.
It is for this reason that MS-TCDC has developed the course on Project Planning and Management, focusing on the technical and personal skills needed in project design and implementation systems. It aims at providing a systematic framework for addressing development project issues and challenges.

Course Objectives:
By the end of the course, participants will be better in responding to development challenges in a systematic manner, putting people at the centre of their project design, implementation and monitoring work.
Course Content:
* Participatory project planning including Logical Framework Approach
* Stakeholders’ interest and influence
* Participatory situational analysis
* Project strategy development
* Project cycle management
* Organising a participatory monitoring and evaluation system
* Management structures and the competent project manager
* Project proposal writing and reporting

Next Beginning

4 - 15 July 2011

Duration 2 weeks
Participants'
Profile
This course is for people working in NGOs and other development organisations coordinating or managing projects/programmes.
Course fee

Single room US$ 1350
Shared double US$ 1140
(incl. Tuition and full board)

For further
information
Tel: +255 (0)27 255 3837/8/9
Fax: +255 (0)27 255 3836
Email: sennyb@mstcdc.or.tz or mstcdc@mstcdc.or.tz
Internet: http://www.mstcdc.or.tz/sw184374.asp
Last update 30/03/2011 mas
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Course Title Rights Based Approaches 2011
Institution Arusha: MS-Training Center for Development Cooperation
Country Tanzania
Type Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Topics Health Determinants: Human Rights and Violence
Management: NGO Management
Management: Human Resources Development
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Arusha, Tanzania
Objectives/
Content

Course Objectives: By the end of the course participants will have acquired skills and knowledge about Rights-Based Approaches and their implications for and use in designing, implementing and monitoring projects/programmes. Participants will be confident in using the rights based framework and a number of tools and techniques for people-driven development

Course Content:
* Introduction to human rights, key concepts and rights based thinking.
* Analytical frameworks, methods and tools for rights based programming
* Designing intervention strategies for poor and marginalised groups – especially women in development
* Participatory techniques for Empowerment: STAR, REFLECT and CREST
* Implementing a rights based project / programme
* Monitoring tools for a rights based project / programme

Next Beginning

11 - 16 April 2011
24 - 28 Oktober 2011

Duration 1 week
Participants'
Profile
Practitioners working in civil society organisations, senior and middle management, programme staff in development and donor agencies, parliamentarians, government staff at central and local levels.
Course fee Single room US$ 675
Shared double US$ 570
(incl. Tuition and full board)
For further
information
Tel: +255 (0)27 255 3837/8/9
Fax: +255 (0)27 255 3836
Email: sennyb@mstcdc.or.tz or mstcdc@mstcdc.or.tz
Internet: http://www.mstcdc.or.tz/sw183293.asp
Last update 30/03/2011 mas
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Course Title Gender and Human Rights 2011
Institution Arusha: MS-Training Center for Development Cooperation
Country Tanzania
Type Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Topics Health Determinants: Gender
Health Determinants: Human Rights and Violence
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Arusha, Tanzania
Objectives/
Content

Course Objectives: By the end of the course, participants will have developed an understanding of gender and other related concepts; obtained knowledge about the key principles of gender mainstreaming; explored power relations and barriers to asserting rights by marginalised groups as well as acquire skills in gender analysis and gender budgeting.

Course Content:
* Basic concepts and key principles of Gender Mainstreaming
* Gender analysis and analytical tools
* Gender and Policy analysis
* Gender and human rights
* Gender budgeting
* “Engendering” development processes and programmes

Next Beginning

18 - 22 July 2011

Duration 1 week
Participants'
Profile
This course is designed for coordinators and program officers in development organisations; senior and middle level managers in development institutions; technical staff in local governments and development agencies.
Course fee Single room US$ 675
Shared double US$ 570
(incl. Tuition and full board)
For further
information
Tel: +255 (0)27 255 3837/8/9
Fax: +255 (0)27 255 3836
Email: sennyb@mstcdc.or.tz or mstcdc@mstcdc.or.tz
Internet: http://www.mstcdc.or.tz/sw183290.asp
Last update 30/03/2011 mas
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Course Title Land Rights and Climate Change 2011
Institution Arusha: MS-Training Center for Development Cooperation
Country Tanzania
Type Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Topics Health Determinants: Human Rights and Violence
Health Determinants: Nutrition and Malnutrition
Health Determinants: Environment and Ecology
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Arusha, Tanzania
Objectives/
Content
Course Objectives: By the end of the course, the participants will have deeper understanding of the nature of land rights, food rights and necessary climate change adaptations. They will also be more confident in dealing with a number of Land Rights issues – especially effects on food security for poor people - using a number of tools for analysis & advocacy purposes.

Course Content:
* Key Concepts for Land Rights & Climate Change
* Implications of Land Rights on Food Security and good local governance
* Gender equity, rights and climate change
* Rights advocacy approaches
* Land rights, food rights and sustainable livelihoods
* Community-based climate change adaptation processes
* Monitoring and evaluating rights and climate change for improves food security
Next Beginning

1 - 12 August 2011

Duration 2 weeks
Participants'
Profile
This course is for practitioners working on land and food rights interventions and advocacy issues especially for the poor and marginalised indigenous people facilitated by civil society organisations, governments and their partners.
Course fee Single room US$ 1350
Shared double US$ 1140
(incl. Tuition and full board)
For further
information
Tel: +255 (0)27 255 3837/8/9
Fax: +255 (0)27 255 3836
Email: sennyb@mstcdc.or.tz or mstcdc@mstcdc.or.tz
Internet: http://www.mstcdc.or.tz/sw183295.asp
Last update 30/03/2011 mas
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