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Bousla Development & Innovation, PM4NGOs training partner

Bousla Development & Innovation, PM4NGOs training partner

PM4NGOs
BouslaDI is a non-profit, non-governmental, non-political organization established and registered in 2014 in Istanbul– Turkey. BouslaDI provides comprehensive programs to equip the next generation of Syrian individuals from both genders and institutions with the knowledge and the skills necessary to rebuild their communities because we believe that the strong, independent and progressive civil society which is working together, can change the world. BouslaDI believes in justice, dignity, accountability, diversity and inclusion. Therefore, BouslaDI has helped small and medium-size organizations and individuals with their differences to be more productive, collaborative, and creative by empowering their teams and individuals. We have done this by creating and facilitating human-centred bespoke programs that combine quality and expertise, ensuring that personal, business and training goals are met with imagination, flair, professionalism, and great beneficiaries’ service. BouslaDI is one of Syrian…
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Some ethical principles and dilemmas to consider while managing development projects

Some ethical principles and dilemmas to consider while managing development projects

PM4NGOs
What are your thoughts on the ethical framework we should use as project managers? In this journal article, Sixtus Obioma Ibekwe has linked ethical schools of thought with the Project DPro Phase Model. The article has been published at the International Journal of Humanities, Art and Social Studies (IJHAS, Vol. 5, No.4, November 2). Read the full article in this blog or download it by clicking here. Continue reading
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Social Project’s Monitoring and Evaluation Research

Social Project’s Monitoring and Evaluation Research

Case Studies, PM4NGOs, Project Management, Statistics
AND EVALUATION RESEARCH Written and created by Communitaria Consultoria Social This quest arose out of certain discomforts developed after years working with Social Investment. Later, they turned into questions/hypotheses that demanded a searh for information/solutions. It was a long way (and still incomplete). However, it enable us to share our discomforts and perceptions. The following is a summary of the results of the phases already carried out so far. Phase 1: Understanding Social Project's Management challenges hrough a free poll on social media (in 2018) Phase 2: Identyfing monitoring and evaluating projects challenge', as well as the tools used to manage them through a poll on social media (2020) Phase 3: Collecting challenges, paths chosen and scenarios for projects monitoring and evaluation and it's use as a tool for strategic…
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Caritas Nigeria, PM4NGOs training partner

Caritas Nigeria, PM4NGOs training partner

Partners, Training
PM4NGOs gladly announce Caritas Nigeria as new training partner. Written by: Caritas Nigeria Caritas Nigeria – also referred to as the Catholic Caritas Foundation (CCFN), was established in 2010 as a development agency of the Catholic Church. With a focus on Integral Human development, her interventions are anchored through six key thematic areas namely: Health, Agriculture and Livelihoods, Good governance, Emergency/Humanitarian Response, Anti-human Trafficking; and Institutional Capacity-strengthening. Her mission is to stimulate and drive development into every segment of the Nigerian society irrespective of race, religion or class. Caritas Nigeria leverages the existing structure of the Church to achieve her mission. This comprises of hundreds of healthcare facilities and schools, thousands of communities and a huge network of local church partners and institutions in over 56 dioceses of the country. Beyond…
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Bond, PM4NGOs training partner

Bond, PM4NGOs training partner

Partners, Training
PM4NGOs gladly announce Bond as new training partner. Written by: Bond Bond is the UK network for organisations working in international development. During these increasingly difficult times, charities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are finding it even harder to achieve their missions. We connect, strengthen and champion a dynamic network of diverse civil society organisations to help eradicate global poverty, inequality and injustice. Bond was founded in 1993 with 61 members. Now we unite nearly 450 organisations, ranging from small specialist charities to large international NGOs with a world-wide presence. We’ve been developing the careers of professionals in the international development sector for over 25 years through our engaging and highly practical courses. Every year, thousands of individuals from the development and humanitarian community around the world choose to improve their skills,…
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Opinion: Reducing the barriers to career advancement

Opinion: Reducing the barriers to career advancement

Partners
Getting certified can be an important factor in career mobility, employability, and upholding high sector standards. Online certifications are one way to increase access and ensure content aligns with current best practices. According to a survey — which is not yet publicly available — that we have done at online learning site DisasterReady.org, 94% of aid workers see certifications as an opportunity for professionals to demonstrate their skills, knowledge of a role, and commitment to continuous professional development. What separates a certification from a course is the assessment and validation of knowledge. And for many humanitarians, particularly those working as national staff members, this validation of knowledge can be a key component of career advancement, particularly when valued by employers. Continue reading
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The  Golden Thread – Project Management in Three Sectors

The Golden Thread – Project Management in Three Sectors

Partners, Project Management
This article and report has been originally published at the APM websitehttps://www.apm.org.uk/goldenthread/sector/ This report - the third in the Golden Thread series - is published at a time where many of the certainties in place when this research was conducted no longer exist. At the time of writing, the coronavirus looks like it will have a long tail of implications. APM's The Golden Thread research sought to identify the size and contribution of projects and project management to the UK economy and society. Following highly positive feedback and numerous requests for further information particularly for regional and sectorial detail, APM commissioned PwC Research to undertake a second phase to build on the original study.  Our attention turns to some of the sectors where project management skills are increasingly being utilised to run projects more effectively, efficiently…
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Chamada para ação em imediata priorização do desenvolvimento profissional para aceleração da resposta global ao COVID-19 – Press Release

Chamada para ação em imediata priorização do desenvolvimento profissional para aceleração da resposta global ao COVID-19 – Press Release

COVID-19
A magnitude da crise COVID-19 é algo que nosso setor nunca enfrentou antes. O sucesso da resposta depende de uma ação coletiva de todos e esforços unificados visando antigas deficiências e exclusões em todo o setor. O PM4NGOs e seus parceiros são profissionais dos setores de desenvolvimento e humanitário de todo o mundo. Temos testemunhado, em primeira mão, o impacto que o desenvolvimento profissional pode causar, especialmente no gerenciamento de projetos. Agora mais do que em qualquer outro momento, nós acreditamos que é imperativo que atores locais e nacionais tenham acesso à desenvolvimento profissional no tempo correto, de forma direcionada, e com credibilidade, para ajuda-los a navegar o contexto do COVID-19 e entregar assistência com qualidade para suas comunidades, de forma segura. Estamos convidando organizações em todo o setor a…
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Call to action for the immediate prioritization of professional development to accelerate the global COVID-19 response – Press Release

Call to action for the immediate prioritization of professional development to accelerate the global COVID-19 response – Press Release

COVID-19
The magnitude of the Covid-19 crisis is like nothing our sector has faced before. The success of the response relies on the collective action of the whole and united effort to address long standing deficiencies and exclusions across the sector. PM4NGOs and our partners are development and humanitarian practitioners from across the world. We have witnessed, first-hand, the impact professional development can have, especially in project management. Now more than ever we believe it is imperative that local and national actors can access timely, targeted, and credible professional development to help them navigate the Covid-19 context to deliver quality assistance to their communities safely. We are asking organizations from across the sector to join us in a call to action. By endorsing this letter, we are acknowledging and supporting the…
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