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Course Name: High Level Skills in Community Project Development

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: 06/05/2024 - 10/06/2024 5 Days Nairobi, Kenya $ 950 Click to register
Date: 03/06/2024 - 07/06/2024 5 Days Kigali, Rwanda $ 950 Click to register


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Course Description

This course is aimed at enhancing participant’s knowledge regarding community development issues and challenges both current and emerging, appropriate community development processes, approaches, strategies and skills to enable them to be effective community workers, trainers and leaders in terms of addressing and coping with these community development issues and challenges. It involves field practical work in a community by using participatory and learning approaches, processes and skills that they have learnt, to help communities effectively contribute to their own development needs. The three core areas of this course include, first, the Basic Concepts of Community Development: This examines how social, economic, political and governance factors affect and impact community development. Similarly, the course examines how gender issues and climate change affect community development. The second core area, Community Development Process, examines the processes and skills required to enable and facilitate effective community development. These processes and skills allow us to acquire communication, advocacy, leadership, conflict management, reporting and decision making skills in the context of community development. The third core area, Community Project Development: introduces the participants to the different elements that make up a project and the different phases of developing a project. The practical experience of this course will help the participants engage in community development work based on real-life situations.


Learning outcomes

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

   Describe how the resources and services available in your community enhance physical and cultural development.

   Analyse how the social, economic, cultural, political and governance factors affect community development.

   Apply the knowledge of environmental factors that affect community development.

   Evaluate gender issues in recognition of your own culture.

   Interpret the importance of situational analysis as a basis for choosing a community development project.

   Acquire communication, advocacy, mobilizing, reporting and decision making skills through the implementation of a community development project.

   Demonstrate good leadership behaviours and strategies as part of the qualities for an effective community leader.

   Apply knowledge on conflict management through case study.

   Apply project management knowledge to conduct field work.

   Apply project management knowledge to identify community problems and prepare a concept note

   Deliver some kinds of skills training where appropriate and provide advice and advocacy on community development work.

   Analyse community needs through the development of a community work placement.


Who should enroll?

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


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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



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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