This class is a 5-day in-house training delivered face to face at our Center for Learning, Evaluation and Monitoring, at the Central Area District of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja, Nigeria. It is designed for those planning to – start a social enterprise or NGO; work in a social enterprise or non-government organization (NGO); or staff working as a project or program manager in a non-government organization (NGO) or social enterprise.
Courses we offer
Why choose this course
Every course has its audience
If you are planning to start up – own a social enterprise; start a non-government organization (NGO); or you have just started your NGO; or you are working as a project manager or a staff of a social enterprise or NGO; this course will help you to benefit from the latest strategic project management iterative and adaptive thinking approach to guarantee that your projects are impact driven, cost effective, and that it gives a better return over investment.
Donor agencies, investors and philanthropy organizations have approached us to facilitate this course for their grantees, likewise investors for their investees in Nigeria
This 5 – day course helps social entrepreneurs and NGO staff to lead effectively, manage projects efficiently and maximize the optimal use of their colleagues at work. Delivered by social enterprise owners, and expert development practitioners with extensive field experience, this is the leading project management course for startups, small businesses, and early stage NGOs.
Iterative and adaptive thinking for delivering project results
This course helps you to understand strategic project management thinking and practices from a human centered design, results and evidence-based approach. It introduces and explains the core stages of the project cycle, identifying and addressing design, implementation, and monitoring issues using appropriate tools and techniques.
This course was design to make participants understand how organizational development affects project implementation, as such emphasis is laid on governance models.
The adaptive focus is a deliberate approach in making decisions and modifications which respond to new information and changes in context. This course is ideal for anyone engaged in project planning, implementation and management. No prior knowledge is needed.
What you will learn
Through a mix of practical activities, theory and case study, you will learn how to:
- Identify, explain and use appropriate tools for different stages of project management to ensure effective and responsive project implementation management.
- Support and manage project teams to achieve enhanced project results.
- Communicate the importance of strategic project management and an evidence-based approach.
- Recognize and strengthen learning, adapting and decision-making for better results.
- Design fundraising strategies and write professionally packaged proposals for your projects (or organization).
- Communicate your project success to stimulate funding and investors.
This practical and flexible programme includes a start to finish of your project or business idea in Nigeria with a one – year mentorship.
How much does this cost?
Our courses are one of the most complete, practical based course you can find in Africa, and despite how knowledgeable we are in this field, our courses come at a subsidized fee.
This training will cost you 148,800 NGN if you are paying in Nigeria Naira or $600 if you are paying in United States Dollars.
Have further questions?
For further questions about this training call Teju on [+234-0704-541-4519] or email [email protected]
Who are your facilitators?
Our course facilitators are professionals. They build their skills and experience by doing training and consultancy work around the world with different organisations. With expertise grounded in practical experience, we can guarantee our training is relevant and up-to-date.
Is BusPrep an organization?
The short answer is yes, Busprep is registered under Cloneshouse Nigeria as a part of our suites of trainings for professionals like you.
Where are the courses held?
Our scheduled courses are held (Locally)in two regional hubs – Abuja, in the Federal Capital Territory and Lagos. Our venues are centrally located hotels, conference or workshop centres. We will send you details in your Welcome Pack three weeks before your course is due to start. Our International training is held in Accra, Ghana and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, once in a year.
What level of English do I need for your courses?
All our scheduled courses are delivered in English. You need good spoken English to work effectively with your facilitator and other participants. Because much of our course content is technical and we have a participatory approach, you need to be an effective communicator in English.
Where should I stay?
We recommend you stay close to the training venue, ideally at the venue where possible. We will send you a full list of options in your Welcome Pack three weeks before your course is due to start.
What is the social programme?
Our courses of five days or more include free social events. These are optional but provide a good chance to find out about the wider development community and build links with your fellow participants and Cloneshouse Nigeria people. We try to schedule at least one event. We sometimes also arrange a weekend trip for our international courses. Our social events include sightseeing and cultural excursions, dinners and activities such as hiking.
What experience do I need to join your courses?
You need to be an entrepreneur or working for a government, a private company, an INGO or multilateral organisation, or for a smaller local project or programme.
Who are the other participants?
Your fellow participants will come from a range of organisations from around the world. This diversity allows you to share your own experience and learn from others’. Our class sizes vary from 15 to 20 people (local training) and 20 to 25 people (International trainings).