PROGRAM MANAGEMENT IN DEVELOPMENT

DST5PRM

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The objectives of both governmental and non-governmental development agencies are largely pursued through the "development project". In this subject students are offered an opportunity to develop insights into the theoretical and practical aspects of the management of development projects. Students will be introduced to management approaches involved in the project cycle such as needs identification, monitoring and evaluation, participatory methodology and overall project design. Students will be presented with case studies of real projects in order to reflect on what makes for effective program management.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChris Roche

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in the Master of International Development (AMID/AMIDH) or coordinators approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Students can identify cultural bias in the development process

Activities:
Discussion, journal entries, presentation, feedback

02. Students will be able to design a project proposal that includes the logical framework approach

Activities:
Workshops on Group Project Proposal

03. Students will demonstrate competence in relevant aspect of program management, including gender analysis in program design, monitoring and evaluation, and risk assessment

Activities:
Workshops on Group Project Proposal. Presentations on Development Tools.

04. Students will understand the Program Management Cycle (PMC)

Activities:
Presentation, Workshop, Live Project Proposal Sampling.

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