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Inspire for Management Excellence

Inspire for Management Excellence (IME) is a capacity development social enterprise established in May 2018 aiming to have social impact in Sudan and other countries. IME was founded by a team of three professional individuals with the same passion to enhance people’s skills and confidence as well as improving organizational systems. IME registered as a Private Limited company under Commercial Register of Ministry of Justice in Sudan

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Program D Pro: Program Management for Development Professionals

John Cropper

Purpose  

When managing programs or large projects with multiple components, there is more than one “right” tool that will solve every problem. This F2F course is designed to help program managers be more effective in their roles by exploring common challenges program managers face, identifying tools and processes that successful program managers implement throughout the lifecycle of a program, and guiding program managers in the creation of an action plan to implement lessons learned into their day to day jobs.

Note: Program D Pro is a program management certification for practitioners working in the development sector. This course uses the Program D Pro Guide as the basis of the course curriculum and will provide resources to help you take the exam on the final day of the course. The course fee includes the Program D Pro exam certification fee and the exam will be administered at the end of the course by IME and Humentum.

 

While PMD Pro certification is not a pre-requisite of this course it is highly recommended, as knowledge of the contents, the PMD Pro Guide will be assumed.

Target audience  

  • Those who are PMD Pro 1 certified looking to take their management to the next level
  • Practitioners working on a program or ‘super’ projects that are:
  • Complex
  • Multi-sector
  • Large in size
  • Have multiple funders
  • Multiple grants
  • Multiple locations

Key Takeaways

Key Takeaways

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Articulate the difference between project management and program management
  • Confidently step into the management of an existing program
  • Identify ways to stop being in reactive mode when it comes to issues that arise

Have a concrete action plan for improving the management of your program   

Learning approach  

Our training puts the learner at the center, using practical and fun learning activities supported by easy-to-use materials. We share tools and techniques that can be immediately used in your work

FMD Pro1- Financial Management for development Professionals

Ibrahim & Mohamed

PURPOSE

All NGO staff have an important role to play in ensuring effective and proper use of financial resources during program implementation.  

During this course, you will learn the key principles of good financial management and how to apply them in your workplace.

Designed in a highly participatory style, this course will build your skills and confidence in how to:

  •   Integrate good financial management systems into operations management
  •  Manage and control financial resources more efficiently and effectively

During the course participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed for the FMD Pro 1 certification examination.

TARGET AUDIENCE 

This course is primarily aimed at staff in small to medium-sized NGOs who are involved in program implementation and/or the management and control of financial resources.

It is designed specifically for:

  • Non-financial managers and officers who want to improve practice in financial planning, control, and reporting, and
  • Finance officers interested in developing their financial management skills and knowledge to improve financial systems and support for program staff

Previous financial management experience or training is not a requirement for this course.

KEY TAKEAWAYS  

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Describe key tools and concepts which help an organization achieve good practice in financial management
  • Build and use effective budgets, including project and donor budgets and cash flow forecasts
  • Explain which accounting records we need to keep and why
  • Describe the key processes and methods used to keep accounting records
  • Use financial reports to monitor project performance and identify actions to keep project finances on track
  • Explain how internal controls protect NGO assets and minimize the risk and impact of fraud and errors
  • Assess the strengths and weaknesses of your NGO’s financial management system

LEARNING APPROACH 

Our training puts the learner at the center, using practical and fun learning activities supported by easy-to-use materials. We share tools and techniques that can be immediately used in your work.

IME&HUMENTUM LEARNING PROMISE

We provide accessible learning solutions for those creating social impact. Our practical expertise will inspire and equip your organization to meet challenges in a changing world.

Fighting Fraud in NGOs

Ibrahim

Fighting fraud in NGOs is the only course that gives you a holistic set of tools and tactics to or combat fraud in the NGO sector.

This 2-day course builds the skills and confidence of NGO managers and staff to prevent, detect and respond to fraud, making sure funds get to where they are most needed.

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