Development Projects Management
Understand development project as a concept; Knowledge of the Project Life Cycle and the involved decision-making processes; Familiar with the Log Frame Approach; Aware of the importance of preparing quality documents throughout the cycle of operations; Familiar with the analytical tools required to characterise problems and needs; Knowledge of the planning tools required to assess the feasibility of a given project; Aware of the importance of considering the adequate assumptions while designing a project; Aware of the three dimensions involved in the design of a project; Understand how and why the log frame is structured as a comprehensive logic model.
This course has been designed to appeal to students interested in the aid/development sector as well as students who are interested in logical models that can be applied to project design. Interest on development related subjects is obviously an advantage and additional motivation.
The Road to Results – World Bank https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2699/526780PU B0Road101Official0Use0Only1.pdf?sequence=1 Project Management Methodology – Council of Europe http://www.coe.int/en/web/project-management-methodology/tools Aid Delivery Methods https://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/sites/devco/files/methodology-aid- delivery-methods-project-cycle-management-200403_en_2.pdf Development Projects Management – Rui Miguel Santos (ibook for iPad, iPhone, Mac) https://itunes.apple.com/pt/book/development-project- management/id791511292?mt=11