Nairobi Upcoming Professional Short Courses March-April 2018

Managing Projects using Geographical Information System (GIS) & Remote Sensing Technology

This action packed course is structured to maximize your knowledge of GIS. You will be taken through theoretical concepts and comprehensive hands-on training associated with GIS and GPS, software and hardware requirements for GIS, data input, spatial database creation, principles of GIS spatial analysis, production of GIS outputs and potential applications of GIS. All practicums will be done using Quantum GIS.

Training Dates: March 5-9 

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Corporate Evasive & Defensive Driving Skills

Evasive and Defensive Driving (EDD) course provides a wide range of advanced driving skills, delivered effectively and safely by highly experienced former police and military instructors.

In a number of fast moving and challenging scenarios and conditions, we teach our delegates how to recognize and respond to risk and threat, and provide tactical skills and techniques to help mitigate potential attack, ambush and hijack.

Training Dates: March 12-16 

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation and Formulation of Fundraising Proposals

Project staffs are expected to bring together resources, skills, technology and ideas to deliver successful and sustainable project. Good project managers ensure that these benefits and objectives are delivered to an appropriate level of quality and within the constraints of time and cost, while at the same time managing the risk inherent in change and innovation.

Training Dates: March 12-23,

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Advanced Fleet Management

This course prepares delegates to manage the corporate transport function as a whole. We explore a wide range of technical issues, as well as whole-life and life-cycle costing methodologies and a range of personal skills to support informed decision-making. Managers will leave fully equipped to provide excellent transport resources to your business.

Training Dates: March 12-16,

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Data Analysis & Management

By the end of the training delegates will be in a position to analyses data, make proper interpretation and present the findings.

Upon successful completion of this course participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the relevance of reliable data collection process in Research
  • Design appropriate research instruments
  • Use relevant computer packages for data management and extrapolation
  • Link research results to successful policy implementation
  • To introduce the concepts of monitoring and evaluation and the value of implanting it in programs/projects
  • To focus participant’s attention on monitoring and evaluation study designs

Training Dates: March 19-23,

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Office Administration for Executive PAs & Secretaries…. March 26-30

Learn how to efficiently organise, manage and administer the office and the workplace environment, including both personnel and office equipment and systems.

Training Dates: March 26-30,

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Advanced Executive Office Management & Administration..March 26-30

On completion of the programme participants should be able to:

  • Develop more flexibility to use other leadership styles.
  • Institute effective and efficient communication skills
  • Apply effective leadership skills
  • Promote good relationships at workplace
  • Prioritize, plan, and manage their time.
  • Search for ways to overcome communication barriers.
  • Determine ways they can meet the needs of employees and co-workers through communication and coaching.
  • Explore ways to engage in productive rather than toxic debate, and to make conflict a powerful force for creative, well-rounded solutions to problems

Training Dates: March 26-30,

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Project Design, Effective Proposal Writing and Fundraising Management

The training is expected to help delegates understand the need for projects in development, appreciate the phases in project management, develop a practical project idea and write comprehensive project proposal.

It will also equip participants to come up with possible project funding sources, liaise with stakeholders in project idea initiation and develop fundraising initiatives.

At the end of the training delegates will be able to formulate award wining project fundraising proposals.

Training Dates: April 16-20, April 16-27

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Leadership skills for Supervisors

This training on leaderships skills for supervisors is suitable for leaders and supervisors as it equips them with skills to determine ways they can meet the needs of employees and co-workers through communication and coaching and explore ways to engage in productive rather than toxic debate, and to make conflict a powerful force for creative, well-rounded solutions to problems.

Training Dates: April 23-27

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Procurement, Logistics & Supply Chain Management

This course will cover the principles of procurement management, which is acquiring products and services needed for the project from outside the project team. The Procurement Management processes from the PMBOK® Guide will be reviewed including inputs, key tools and techniques, and outputs. Typical procurement activities will be described from the make-or-buy decision to contract award to contract closure.

Training Dates: April 9-13, April 9-20

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Contract Drafting, Negotiation Skills and Procurement Management

This course covers the three stages of contracting; negotiating the ‘deal’; documenting that deal in a robust, but practical way: and managing the performance of the contract itself.  This course will help participants to have an awareness of practices in other areas and other industries, which can add significant value to their own situations.

Training Dates: April 9-13, April 9-20

The tuition fee is USD 980 (Exclusive 16% VAT) for each course

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Effective Purchasing, Tendering & Supplier Selection

This intensive training is aimed at developing / strengthening the understanding of the crucial role-played by the supplier in delivering customer satisfaction through an effective supply chain.

Participants will learn how to evaluate the performance of both potential and current suppliers. Asses the factors that comprise and effective tender and conduct effective negotiations that bring long term value to the organization.

Training Dates: April 9-13, April 9-20.

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Asset and Inventory Management

The course provides an outline on the importance of an effective inventory management system. Inventory is looked at in terms of the overall cash flow of a business entity. The course also looks at methods of applying an effective inventory management system and more current approaches to inventory management.

Training Dates: Control…April 2-6, April 2-13

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Advanced Financial Management, Grants & Auditing for Donor Funded Projects

This short course in advanced financial management, Grants & Auditing for Donor Funded Projects will:
* Help managers be compliant with Donor regulations
* Improve NGO reporting to fiscal authorities and donors.
* Help earn partners and beneficiaries’ respect and trust.
* Help NGO better compete for resources that are becoming increasingly limited.

Training Dates: March 5-9 and March 5-16

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Application of Advanced Excel & Quick Books in Financial
Management

This course enables participants to be exposed to the true potential of the QuickBooks Financial Software.
Broad Course Objectives

  • QuickBooks Products and System Requirements Clean and Conversion File Setup
  • Customizing Preferences
  • Sales Cycle – Invoicing Customers, Customer Payments, Bank Deposits
  • Procurement Cycle – Purchase Orders, Entering Bills, Paying Bills, Writing Checks
  • Tips and Tricks on Unique Customer and Vendor Transactions
  • Inventory Management Payroll Services
  • Payroll Setup and Processing Sales Tax
  • Data File Management Data Security Measures Year-End Procedures

Training Dates: March 26-30

The tuition fee is KES 85,000 exclusive VAT

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Other Courses that will run in March and April 2018 include:

Electronic Records and Document Management Systems….March 26-30
Library & Records Management….… March 26-30
Records Digitization Processes….….March 26-30
Archival Management and Documentation… March 26-30
Information, Communication & Records Management – Library Management…March 26-30
Property & Real Estate management…. April 2-6, April 2-13
Store & inventory control……..April 2-6, April 2-13
Fixed Asset Management and Project Accounting…April 2-6, April 2-13
International Financial Reporting Standards…April 2-6
Climate Change & Sustainable  Development…April 2-6
Debt management & Credit Control…April 9- 13
Macro-economics & Policy Formulation…April 9-13
Policy Formulation, Implementation and Evaluation April 9-13
Consumer & Producer Price Index…… April 9-13
Leadership Skills for Supervisors Communication, Coaching, and Conflict Resolution.april 23-27