Many people have the urge to set up development organizations with the hope of addressing myriad development problems. Setting up an organization despite good intentions has its own challenges. Many organizations just like businesses die in the first three years due to lack of clear plans. Some of the challenges are related to lack of funding and human resources, governance and management issues, and more importantly , lack of clear vision and mission on how to drive the organization. In this Diploma Course, we take the learners through step by step processes of setting up an organization and managing to effectively to realize the objective for which it was set.
Module 1. Developing A Strategic Plan
- Overview of Strategic Planning
- Vision, Mission, Objectives, Strategies, and Action Plans
- Developing Vision and Mission Statement
- Creating Objectives
- Developing Successful Strategies
- Developing an Action Plan: Planning to Win
- Obtaining Feedback from Constituents
- Action Steps for Bringing About Community Change
Module 2. Developing an Organizational Structure
- Organizational Structure
- Your Initiative.
- Developing Multi-Sector Task Forces or Action Committees for the Initiative.
- Developing an On-going Board of Directors.
- Welcoming and Training the Board of Directors
- Maintaining a Board of Directors
- Writing By laws
- Including Youth and Women on Your Board, Committee
- Understanding and Writing contracts and Memoranda of Agreement
Module 3. Hiring and Training Key Staff for the Organizations
- Developing Plan for Staff Hiring and Training
- Preparing Job Descriptions and Selection Criteria
- Advertising for Positions. Interviewing for Positions
- Developing Personnel Policies
- Developing Staff Orientation Programs
- Developing Training Programs for Staff
Module 4. Recruiting and Training Volunteers
- Developing a Plan for Involving Volunteers.
- Recruiting Volunteers.
- Developing Volunteer Orientation Programs
- Developing Training Programs for Volunteers
Module 5. Training and Technical Assistance
- Designing a Training Session.
- Delivering a Training Session
- Organizing a Conference
- Organizing a Teleconference
- Organizing a Retreat
- Choosing a Consultant
- Serving as a Consultant
This course is offered through distance learning.
Course Period: Six Months ( Course starts on 1st of Every Month)
Course Level: Diploma in Diploma in Community Strategic Planning and Organizational Management
Course Amount 700 Euros ( Inclusive of 21% VAT)
Course participants will strengthen their skills through practical exercises based on their day to day work experiences.
To register for this course, kindly contact:
The Programme Coordinator
Zuiderbrink 63, Gravenhage
Zuid Holland, 2553GE
Phone : +31616950384 /+31616086526