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Human resources, more than natural resources, determine genuine sustainable development.

It starts within the human heart and mind, not with infrastructures and other commodities. To understand and appreciate the dynamics of human development, join DCAAP courses.

  • We have now perfected Culture Adapted Social Technologies (CAST) to share with you.
  • Learn how to improve and measure knowledge, understanding, attitude, skill and behavior (KUASB) of beneficiaries and other stakeholders.
  • DCAAP offers two types of training workshops which are conducted regularly or may be scheduled anytime on request: special training workshops (STW) and regular training workshops (RTW) which run from 1 - 2 weeks, respectively.
  • We also conduct tailored courses for at least 3 participants on request.

Good Governance, Project Management and Monitoring and Evaluation

This course develops participants' knowledge, attitude and skills in good governance, project management and monitoring and evaluation. It explains what is good governance and its links with results-based management (RBM).The course analyzes RBM relative to the Logframe and the Logmap and explains how it could significantly improve the efficiency and effectiveness of projects. Includes study visits to relevant organizations.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Planning, Management, Implementation and Monitoring/Evaluation of Health Promotion for Behavior Change

This course demonstrates the whole process in participatory health promotion from planning to monitoring and evaluation. Appropriate communication, prevention and control concepts, paradigms, approaches, messages and channels for planning highly relevant campaigns to the needs of the target audiences will be discussed. At the end of the course, the participants should be able to bring home a proposed need-based health promotion plan. Visits to health promotion projects included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Advances in Improving and Measuring Training Effects and Outcomes

This course explains the concepts, principles, paradigms and processes in improving and measuring training effects and outcomes and how to use the data in strengthening training organizations’ efficiency and effectiveness that are relevant to sustainable development. The training effects include knowledge, attitude, skill, and behavior. The outcomes cover productivity, quality, return on investment, and profitability. Visits to relevant organizations are included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Development Communication Planning, Management and Monitoring/Evaluation

This course discusses the recent developments in Development Communication and demonstrates the process in planning, managing, monitoring and evaluating development campaigns at the central and local levels. Participants are expected to submit proposed development campaign plans based on their chosen problems. Covers office and field visits to see best practices in Development Communication.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Participatory Action Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of Community-based Climate Change Projects

This course demonstrates the process in operationalizing community-based climate change project documents into simpler action plans with monitoring and evaluation components. Sample operation plan, monitoring and evaluation system and tools tailored to the plan are expected to be submitted by the participants. Office and field visits exposing participants to best practices will be included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Action Planning, Management, Monitoring/Evaluation, and Reporting of Tourism Promotion Campaigns

This course demonstrates the process in systematic planning, management, and monitoring and evaluation of tourism promotion campaigns. Concepts, principles and paradigms in planning of tourism promotion will be presented. Exposure to best practices in tourism promotion campaigns will be included. Participants will submit tourism action plans and monitoring and evaluation tools.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Project Formulation, Management, Monitoring and Evaluation (ME) of Community-based Program/Projects

This course integrates five concepts that are usually offered as separate courses in development. Very seldom that this package of concepts is offered by training organizations in a comprehensive manner. Participants taking this course are expected to learn the skills in preparing the major concepts under real work situation. Field visit included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Formulation, Management, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation (ME) of Agribusiness Projects

This course demonstrates the process in developing agribusiness project proposal, managing and implementing the project, and monitoring and evaluating the results. Visits to offices and projects that show best practices are included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Transforming Education Strategic Plan into Action Plan, Monitoring and Evaluation

The course was designed to meet the urgent need of academic institutions for new methods and techniques in transforming conceptual education strategic plans into operational action plans with monitoring and evaluation components. Operationalizing education strategic plans into action plans is the core of this course. Office visits are included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Research and Development Management, Monitoring and Evaluation

This course explains the concepts of development management and its importance in the smooth planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of research and development units in academic and research institutions. Participants will visit research and development organizations to see best practices. They are expected to submit action plans in strengthening R&D organizations. Field visits included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Strategic and Action Planning, Monitoring and Evaluating Climate Change and Disaster Management Program

This course integrates climate change and disaster management which are the hottest issues of the time. The course helps participants understand the cause and consequences of climate change and develop their skill in strategic and action planning, management, and monitoring and evaluation of projects designed to mitigate and adapt to climate change and disaster brought about by it. They will submit brief strategic and action plan and monitoring and evaluation of the subject. Study tours included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Effective System Approach to Office Management

This new course looks at an office as a system and plan, manage, monitor and evaluate it using the Logmap paradigm and the system approach. Logmap is a simplified version of the Logframe that could streamline office planning, management, monitoring and evaluation. Office visits included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Management of Labor Migration: Theory and Practice

This new course cum study tour was first conducted in 2009. It helps participants learn the theory and practice of labor migration and its economic and social impacts on families and communities in the developing countries. The course also touches on policies, rules and practices that could protect the welfare of labor migrants in the country of origin and the country of destination. It also presents some approaches to link labor migration with development. Assistance to and monitoring and evaluation of outgoing and incoming migrants are discussed. Visits to various relevant GOs and NGOs in the Philippines are included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Climate Change Communication (3Cs)

Climate Change is now with us and the only thing that we can do is to mitigate it and/or adapt to it. This course presents research-based principles and practices and rich experiences in communication designed to help participants advocate and communicate more efficiently and effectively ways to cope up to climate change. Communication action plans and monitoring and evaluation tools for measuring the effects of communication in climate change mitigation and adaptation are to be submitted by participants. Office and field visits included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Regular Training Workshops

Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Reporting Communication and Social Mobilization Projects

This course presents the role of communication in community organizing, networking, alliance building, negotiating and finally, social mobilization. Participants are expected to submit proposed action plans on communication and social mobilization on a certain disadvantaged groups of woman and children. Office and field study tours included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Management, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of Complex Foreign Assisted Projects

Participants will learn the different steps in development management applied to complex foreign assisted projects. It clearly explains and demonstrates how to transform the complex project document into a simple action plan with monitoring and evaluation components. Participants are expected to submit simplified complex foreign assisted projects. Project visits are included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Results-based Management, Monitoring and Evaluation

This course expects participants to understand results-based management, monitoring and evaluation in measuring the efficiency and effectiveness of programs/projects. The participants are expected to submit proposed monitoring and evaluation systems, plans and tools tailored to varied projects. Exercises on data categorization, tabulation, analysis, interpretation and reporting of data on people's knowledge, attitude, skill and practice (KASP) are given. Concepts, methods, designs, tools and formulas that make monitoring and evaluation simpler and faster are shared with participants. Outcomes and impacts are measured using the KFIQ Approach. Computerized monitoring and evaluation will be added. Field and office visits will be included.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Human Behavior and Human Resource Development and Management

This course discusses human behavior in organization (HBO) and explains relationship with human resource development (HRD) and human resource management (HRM). Various approaches to HBO, HRM and HRD are discussed and best practices in these areas will be visited by the participants. Participants are expected to submit HBO/HRD/HRM plans. The course includes job analysis, orientation, training and development, improving staff behavior and work standards, rewarding staff, and performance evaluation.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Fast-Tracking Millennium Development Goals

Complex project documents patterned after the Logframe delay project implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) projects. To fast-track these projects, we can transform Logframe-based project documents into Logmap-based action plan with monitoring and evaluation components. This course focuses on the use of the Logmap in transforming complex project documents on MDGs into simplified action plan with built-in monitoring and evaluation tools with beneficiaries’ participation.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Human Development Approaches for Sustaining Community-based Projects

This course reviews and analyzes past and present approaches to community-based rural development with emphasis on human development approaches. Participants will be given the chance to strengthen the approaches that they are using in their community-based projects. Various commodity and human development approaches will be compared and strengthened approaches will be reinvented. Field visits are included in the course.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750

Advanced Monitoring and Evaluation of Community-based Projects

This course was designed to help participants learn the necessary knowledge, attitude and skill in establishing and operating organization, program and/or project-based monitoring/evaluation system (MES). Methods, designs and tools on monitoring and evaluation (M/E) are discussed. Sampling, data gathering, tabulating, analyzing and reporting are included. There will also be office and field visits.

Course Duration : (10 days)
Course Fee : US$ 1,750