Global Health Leadership and Management is a book that distills valuable lessons from a wide variety of successful health programmes that have been implemented around the world. The book gives practical suggestions for enhancing and developing the essential skills of leadership, management, communication, and project planning for health care leaders. It is aimed at assisting health leaders to work well within their communities and effectively plan, direct, implement, and evaluate effective programmes and activities.
The Barefoot Guide is a free and practical, do-it-yourself guide for leaders and facilitators wanting to help organisations to function and to develop in more healthy, human and effective ways as they strive to make their contributions to a more humane society. This guide, with its supporting website, includes tried and tested concepts, approaches, stories and activities.
Mail & Guardian, 16 March 2009
Leeds Metropolitan University (United Kingdom) in conjunction with Manage Centre for Regional Integration and Management Development (Swaziland) is offering a one-year Masters in Leadership and Change Management starting April 2009.
The International NGO Training and Research Centre (INTRAC) is a NGO that supports CSOs around the world by helping to explore policy issues, and by strengthening management and organisational effectiveness.
INTRAC is conducting a five-day course on Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation from 20-24 April 2009 in Oxford.
Siyakhula Trust is a NGO whose mission is to assist community leaders, CBOs, NPOs and government officials develop skills so that they can efficiently initiate and manage development and job creation projects to the benefit of the communities they serve.
Siyakhula Trust is conducting a three–day course on CSI Programme from 22-24 June 2009 in Johannesburg.
Finding Work in Global Health is a practical guide for job-seekers or anyone who wants to make the world a healthier place. Authored by Garth Osborn and Patrician Ohmans, the guide will help you to understand international health today, clarify your dreams and plans, build your network of contacts, get that crucial first job, prepare to travel overseas and to make the most of your experience.
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Expanding education and improving its quality is central to the development of Africa. If we want to realise the goal of quality education for all, faculties of education in Africa need to actively take the lead.
The Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT) will host two NGO Engagements in March 2009 in Durban and Cape Town respectively.
These events will be used to present NGOs with a detailed overview of SANGONeT's various information and ICT services, including NGO Pulse, SANGOTeCH, Prodder Directory and our range of civil society events.
The main objectives of these events will be to highlight how NGOs could benefit from SANGONeT's services, as well as to generate feedback from NGOs about their information and ICT requirements.
“Sharpening the Development Process: A Practical Guide to Monitoring and Evaluation” is a guide that provides a detailed introduction to the process of developing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems which will provide a foundation on which to develop personal and organisational learning. Published by the International NGO Research Training Centre (INTRAC), the guide will enable people who have limited experience of M&E to grasp its core concepts, and to apply them to the development of an M&E system.
Monitoring the Implementation of a Pro-Poor Budget will be the Real Challenge