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Course Name: Effective Project Designing using Logical Framework Approach

Special offer for group registration:
Number of participants Fees
2-5 $ 700
6 -10 $ 650
11-50 $ 500
> 50 $ 450
To register as a group, contact us through: E: or give us a call on T: +254707053111
Course Date Duration Location Fee: Registrations
Date: 29/07/2024 - 02/08/2024 5 Days Abuja, Nigeria $ 950 Click to register
Date: 05/08/2024 - 09/08/2024 5 Days Kigali, Rwanda $ 950 Click to register
Date: 26/08/2024 - 30/08/2024 5 Days Pretoria, S/Africa $ 950 Click to register
Date: 02/09/2024 - 06/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi, Kenya $ 950 Click to register
Date: 23/09/2024 - 27/09/2024 5 Days Abuja, Nigeria $ 950 Click to register
Date: 30/09/2024 - 04/10/2024 5 Days Kigali, Rwanda $ 950 Click to register
Date: 28/10/2024 - 01/11/2024 5 Days Pretoria, S/Africa $ 950 Click to register
Date: 04/11/2024 - 08/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi, Kenya $ 950 Click to register
Date: 25/11/2024 - 29/11/2024 5 Days Abuja, Nigeria $ 950 Click to register
Date: 09/12/2024 - 13/12/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya $ 950 Click to register


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Course Description

Project design is one of the critical phases in the project life cycle. How successful a project becomes will largely depend on how well it was designed. This course provides the skills on the Logical Framework Approach (LFA), the method used to achieve high quality project standards. The participants will learn about the concepts underlying the Logical Framework approach and the main steps in the application of this method. The course introduces the participants to a structured way of linking the objectives of the project to the needs of the stakeholders and identifying strategies to provide the desired results.


Learning outcomes

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

      Describe the log frame approach, its purpose and limitations

      Analyze stakeholders needs essential for project planning

      Carry out problems analysis using problem trees

      Carry out objectives analysis using solutions trees

      Develop SMART objectives and consider indicators

      Develop a robust logframe with all the key project design elements

      Apply vertical and horizontal logic to a log frame matrix


Who should enroll?

This course is strongly recommended for persons performing project management tasks, those that want to increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management


Why train with us

Vital Extra Learning guarantees our clients:

      State-of-the-art facilities and training infrastructure

      Extended tradition of hand-holding during post engagement

      Service delivery through highly seasoned industry experts.

      Value for money



Module 1: Introduction

Introduction to Project Management

·         Components of Project Management

·         Functions of a Project Manager

·         The Art and Science of Project Management

·         The Triple Constraints in Project Management

·         The project Lifecycle


Introduction to Project Design Tools and Methods

·         Introduction to M&E and project design

·         Results Framework

·         Theory of Change

·         Logical Framework


Module 2: Introduction to Logical Framework

·         Purpose of the logframe

·         Logframe and LFA

·         Logframe and project lifecycle

·         Logical framework formats


Module 3: Project Analysis and Project Logic

Project Analysis

·         Stakeholders analysis

·         Problem analysis

·         Objectives analysis

·         Strategy analysis


Project Logic

·         Results chain approach

·         Developing the project objectives

·         Linking activities to outputs


Module 4: Project Indicators, Means of Verification, Risks and Critical Assumptions

Project Indicators

·         Understanding indicators

·         Indicator metrics

·         Developing the indicators

·         Linking indicators to objectives in a logframe

·         Indicator baseline and targets


Means of Verification

·         Introduction to data in M&E

·         Data collection sources and methods

·         Linking data to indicators


Risks and Critical Assumptions

·         Introduction to project assumptions

·         Developing assumptions in the logframe

·         Risk management for critical assumptions


Module 4: Project Schedules and Performance Measurement

Project Schedules

·         Project Implementation Plan

·         Project Cost Schedules


Performance Measurement

·         Monitoring strategies

·         Performance Measurement Framework

·         Indicator Performance Tracker



This training can be customized for your institution or delivered at your preferred location upon request. For training customization, contact us through
Email: info@
+234 (0) 8038 066705,
+234 (0) 9039055940
+254 707 053 111


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