865-0000-01L  Planning and Monitoring of Projects

SemesterSpring Semester 2018
LecturersR. Batliner, F. Brugger
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for MAS


AbstractThe module deals in-depth different with approaches to results-based planning and steering of development projects. We encourage the participants to reflect upon the flexible use of the available instruments for project planning and monitoring in fragile contexts. Their use use enables project managers to adapt and steer the project implementation in a transparent and reproducible manner.
ObjectiveThe participants are able to describe the project planning process using the correct technical terminology, to make a comprehensive description of the initial situation and when needed to initiate the elaboration of different development scenarios, as well as to apply adaptive management in project implementation.
Content- Methods for analyzing the initial situation
- Elaboration of development scenarios
- Causation, result chains, theory of change
- Monitoring, indicators and project steering
- Result measurement, evidence and learning
- Outcome Mapping as partner-centred approach to PCM
Prerequisites / NoticeStudents of the course must fulfill requirements specified on the homepage of NADEL.