Certificate in Grants Management

Course Overview

Increased and better coordination between donor governments and multilateral aid organizations could make global development assistance more effective and efficient. For maximum effectiveness, choosing the most appropriate event or method for a particular cause is extremely important as not all causes can be met through all events or methods. Maintaining transparency in the usage of funds and publishing reports to relevant stakeholders helps garner trusts and future commitment from donors.

This certificate course will empower you with complete knowledge and information about Fundraising and Grants Management. It will provide you with the necessary experience, perspective and skill to undertake critical roles in aid coordination and/or fundraising, thus helping your organization achieve its objectives and paving a path for your growth and progression. The knowledge gained about international organizations involved in raising and coordinating aid will also increase your skill set, capability and preparedness to be able to be part of these known organizations in future.

By the end of this course, a student will be assessed as competent

Module One:

  • Introduction to Grants Management
  • Grant Fundraising
  • Fundraising Events
  • Corporate Giving and Fundraising
  • Leading Fundraising Teams
  • Managing the Resource Development Function

Module Two:

  • Handling Accounting
  • Creating a Financial and Audit Committee
  • Procurement and Change Management
  • Government/Public Procurement
  • Best Practices in Procurement
  • Contracts
  • Overview of Financial Management

Module Three:

  • A framework for Program Evaluation a gateway to tools
  • Community Based Participatory Research
  • Understanding Community Leadership, Evaluators, Funders and their Interests

There are three assignments (continuous assessment tests) and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 70%, while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued with a Certificate and a course transcript.

Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a Certificate of Merit and a transcript.

Duration: 3 Months

Fee: $300


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