Problem Tree

Problem Tree

Diagrams, Project DPro, Project Management, Tools
Many people in the development sector waste money, time and resources by making this mistake. They dive into working on their projects thinking they know what exactly to do to resolve a particular community related or environmental problem. When we are doing something meaningful, (eg. helping our community) it is very easy to get emotionally attached to what we do and how we do it. This can often lead to big disappointments. Have you experienced this? (more…)
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Learning and Project Design

Learning and Project Design

Diagrams, Tools
This article has been originally published at Humentum By John Cropper, Lead Programme Management and Humanitarian This amazing photo comes via a colleague, Peter Marlow, and is from Tukongote School and Study Centre near the Victoria Falls at Livingstone in Zambia. You can find out more about the School and Tukongote Community Projects here. (more…)
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Program Management for Development Professionals Guide

Diagrams, Program Management
PM4NGOs is developing the Program Management for Development Professionals Guide to provide advice, tools and guidance to help Program Managers work effectively at a pivotal level in local, national and international NGOs. Program managers play an essential role by providing an interface between their organization's strategic management team and project managers who are accountable for the successful delivery of small, medium, and large projects. The Guide is expected to be launched in the first semester of 2016. However, we would like to anticipate discussion about this new approach and to gather feedback from the PM4NGOs community in advance by sharing our new Program Lifecycle diagram and approach. (more…)
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