PROGRAM MANAGEMENT IN DEVELOPMENT
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Credit points: 15
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
Subject Co-ordinatorChris Roche
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Master of International Development (AMID/AMIDH) or coordinators approval
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Students can identify cultural bias in the development process
- Discussion, journal entries, presentation, feedback
02. Students will be able to design a project proposal that includes the logical framework approach
- 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
- Workshops on Group Project Proposal. Presentations on Development Tools.
04. Students will understand the Program Management Cycle (PMC)
- Presentation, Workshop, Live Project Proposal Sampling.
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