Thursday, May 31, 2012

Training Opportunities from the West Africa Civil Society Institute

Thursday, May 31, 2012
For all those interested, here are some interesting training opportunities we received information about from the West African Civil Society Institute. Capacity building is an important investment area for civil society. We know that with a changing world, evolving development challenges and approaches to address them, it is critical to keep abreast of new practice and knowledge. 

The WACSI says that all courses are well tailored to suit your organisation's needs. We encourage all to APPLY NOW!

Training 1: Managing CSO Personnel to Achieve Effective Results

The prowess of an organisaton lies in its ability to achieve its goals. Organsations succeed because strategic managerial techniques are used to motivate team spirit and realise their objectives. Civil society organisations and actors who want to acquire innovative techniques of driving a goal-oriented team and coordinating staff to remain focused on the organisation's overall success are encouraged to apply early for a specially designed training in Human Resource Management for CSOs in West Africa from June 13 - 15 in Accra, Ghana. Organized by WACSI and the International Finance Corporation, this course is specifically tailored to strengthen the people-centred managerial skills of decision makers, managers and staff of CSOs.  The course aims to empower 25 participants with knowledge and skills required to create and maintain high energy levels amongst staff to boost your organisation's productiviity.

For more information and how to apply, please CLICK HERE.

Training 2: Strengthen your Policy Advocacy and Engagement Skills

Applications are currently being accepted from civil society actors and organisations interested in strengthening their policy advocacy and engagement skills. WACSI is organizing an advanced level training in Policy Advocacy and Engagement from June 25 – 28. The course will strengthen the capacity of civil society practitioners to strategically engage a broad range of stakeholders to effectively influence the governmental policy-makng process. The course is designed to increase participants's knowledge on issues pertaining to policy processes and strengthen their policy engagement skills. The 4 day course will benefit 25 participants across the sub-region. Participants will be groomed to develop policy briefs and policy papers as well as develop skills that will enable them to effectively engage in policy processes.

For more information and how to apply, please CLICK HERE.

More about the WACSI will come soon.

Editorial Team.
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