18. November 2019 - 9:00
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Online Course: Results-Based Project Management (November 18, 2019) | academy.pm4dev.com | Monday, 18. November 2019


Results Based Management is a shift from a focus on inputs and activities to a focus on outputs, outcomes, and impact. Results are the changes that can be described and measured and it’s the consequence of a cause-effect relationship. They imply that changes in behaviors, by individuals, groups of people, organizations, government bodies or society, has taken place.
This course takes the concepts of RBM and applies it directly to the project management environment, using all the processes and methods that will help development projects achieve the desired results. Its designed for people that have a responsibility to manage or contribute to the results of a project; especially project managers, team members, and project directors. Participants will develop a complete understanding of the most common principles, processes, and tools that are necessary for the planning, implementation monitoring and reporting based on best practices in the RBM field. With a special focus on the application of the results chain, the logical framework, and the performance measurement framework.
The online course has a duration of three weeks. Each week the instructor will provide instructions to help students complete the required assignments. Students will participate in discussions and receive feedback from the course instructor. Students will have access to videos, lectures, tests, and assignments that can be accessed at any time. Students will follow a detailed schedule to complete the assigned activities, participate in discussion forums, and submit their exercises in order to receive a grade. Successful completion of all the course requirements will lead to the award of a Certificate of Completion.
 
About this Course
This course provides a complete overview of the results-based project management (RBPM) approach with practical applications of tools and methods needed for planning, managing, monitoring and evaluating development projects. You will need 8-10 hours per week to complete the lectures and case study exercises. You will participate in engaging online conversations with peers from around the world while receiving a constant guidance from the instructor.
Objectives
Participants will gain the confidence to apply the acquired skills and knowledge of RBM to their projects, by sharing and learning from other country experiences, they will strengthen their RBM process. Participants will have an improved understanding of how RBM can improve the quality of their projects while promoting learning and accountability. Participants will also learn how to plan, manage, and monitor a project with a focus on results. In addition, they will learn the concepts for an effective evaluation, the qualities of good reports and the benefits of continuous learning process applied during the project life-cycle.
Syllabus

Lesson 1 - Results-Based Management; Principles and the Results Chain
Lesson 2 - Planning for Results; The Logical Framework Approach
Lesson 3 - Managing for Results; Implementation Plans
Lesson 4 - Monitoring for Results; Performance Measurement Framework
Lesson 5 - Reporting Results; Reporting Process and Progress Reports
Lesson 6 - Learning from Results; Adapting and Continuous Improvements

Audience
This course is designed for people working in development organizations, including, NGOs, project teams, multi and bilateral development organizations, representatives from national and local governments, and anyone who is interested in learning the concepts, tools, and methods of Results Based Project Management. Participants to our courses come from various parts of the world, and they bring a wealth of experience and knowledge that is shared in the course forums.
Requirements
There are no requirements to take this course, although the students will benefit if they know the type of work that occurs in development organizations and development projects, or had some experience working on a project. Students should have a good internet connection, Adobe Reader on their computers as well as MS Office to work on the course assignments. Good connectivity is required to watch some of the online videos. As a convenience to our remote students, you can download most of the course material to read offline.
Course Fee
The course fee is due before the start of the course; you can receive a 20% discount if payment is made before the course starts, Use the code 20RBPM. For groups of 3 or more people from development organizations, we have a 30% discount, please contact us for instructions. On the registration page, you can choose your preferred payment methods. We accept all major credit cards in a secure online payment system. We also accept payments via PayPal, Western Union or Money Gram. If you have any questions or require more instructions to send your payment please contact me at:
Ana TorrelioStudent , USA

Registration
Registration for this course is now open. To apply please click the registration button. We will close the registration one day before the start of the course. Once you complete your registration you will receive a confirmation message. If you have any questions contact us at info@pm4dev
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Student Feedback
“The course is well structured and gives great opportunities to learn from others' experience. The tutor is always present and ready to answer any questions and give clarifications. I feel that I have improved my knowledge and developed my confidence. It was a pleasure to be part of this course!” Gabriella D'Avino, - United Kingdom
“This course was relevant, informative and well done. I learned a lot. It was a great experience. The teacher was there for us, available to answer questions. The learning methodology is simple and gives you time to learn at your speed. It has been a great experience.” Ariane Proulx, ICAO - Canada
“I was inspired to take this course after reading an RFP requesting RBPM. This course not only helped me to understand what is Result-Based Project Management but it helped me to understand the methodology as well. I was definitely elevated to a new level and approach on how to manage projects more effectively by measuring results rather than activities.” Pat Christian, Caleb Missionary Relief Services - United States
“Through this course, I have learnt so many new things about managing a project while focusing on the intended result, instead of paying more attention to activities accomplished. It would have been a big regret for me should I have missed participating in this course. This course is the best online course I have ever participated with and has very good, skilled and experienced facilitators. Thanks for PM4DEV for building my professional skills.”Ibrahim Turay, Health Poverty Action - Sierra Leone

 Online Course Terms and Conditions
PM4DEV is a PMI Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.).It means that our courses meet the strict criteria from the largest project management organization of the world and that increases the value you obtain from learning at PM4DEV. Your investment in learning is secure and you can be certain that our courses have the quality you expect.