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Performance-Oriented Project Management

Project Management is a fundamental component of successful programmes. This five-day course equips participants with an integrated, logical framework approach to project planning, implementation and review.

The main goal of this course is to make projects more effective and efficient in terms of delivery to the targeted beneficiaries. The objective of this training is to utilize the log-frame approach in project cycle management for improving the impact of the projects and programmes implemented and the use of various tools, such as stakeholder analysis, problem analysis, objective analysis, log frame matrix, GANTT chart, monitoring plan and resource plan.

Performance-Oriented Project Management

  •  Benefit of training
  •  Who should attend
  •  Programme
  •  Accreditation
  •  Union membership
  • Determine problems and needs in national and international health programmes
  • Identify key stakeholders and who should be involved in project design
  • Define the various hierarchical levels of a project from inputs to goals
  • Develop a model project using the logical framework analysis
  • Link activity schedules to resource provision for greater costs effectiveness
  • Assess projects and identify elements, which contribute to a successful project
  • One-year complimentary Union membership

This course is designed for middle- to senior- level managers working in public health from national, provincial government or international agencies and NGOs who are responsible for project management, its various administrative aspects and donor communications for the implementation of health programmes.

Day 1

  • Welcome and introduction to Performance-Oriented Project Management
  • Project management definition and project cycle management
  • Differences between project management and operations management
  • Understanding performance management
  • Identification of a project- doing a stakeholder analysis

Day 2

  • Identification of a project- doing a problem analysis
  • Identification of a project- doing an objective analysis

Day 3

  • Selecting a project- strategy analysis
  • Defining a project- log frame

Day 4

  • Detailing and scheduling a project
  • Linkage to project management and budgeting

Day 5

  • Measuring project performance
  • Action planning
  • Closing

IMDP participants are eligible to earn continuing medical education (CMEs) and/or continuing education units (CEUs).  The IMDP core courses are accredited both by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP).  The IMDP Tobacco Control courses are accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

Course participants are offered complimentary, one-year membership. Benefits include online edition of the monthly publication of the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD), as well as access to member resources and Members’ Directory. Members also join a scientific section and region of their choice in order to vote and exchange ideas with colleagues within your field of interest. For more information and to access these membership benefits, update personal details and more, visit