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KFM Consultants Training Calendar -

Date: 01 February, 2021 in

KFM Consultants  is proud to invite you to take part in a variety of our workshops to be held in the first half of 2021.  Due to the Covid-19 Regulations these workshops will be carried out online using the Zoom Platform. The workshops are aimed at providing you with essential skills and knowledge for your organisation. So, do not wait for tomorrow, synchronise your calendars with ours today!!

 

Resource Mobilisation and Financial Sustainability Workshop

9-12  February 2021

Objectives

This workshop is intended to provide the knowledge and fundraising skills to enable representatives to be better equipped to solicit funds for their organisations and to build the capacity of NGO finance staff and other managers so as to ensure the financial sustainability of their organisations.

Course Content

1.What is Resource Mobilisation?

2. The Resource Mobilisation Process

3. Where are the Resources?

4. Strategy Development

5. Proposal Writing

6. Budget Preparation

7. Financial Sustainability Overview

8. Financial Sustainability Fundamentals

 

Who should attend?

·         Executive Directors

·         Programme Directors

·         Operations Directors

·         Programme Officers and Coordinators

·         Finance Managers

·         Accountants

·         Board members

·         Country Representatives

 

Advanced Excel

17 to 19 February

Objective

To equip excel users with skills that will enhance their efficiency in reporting, analysis, spreadsheet management, database management and customising spreadsheets for use by their organisations.

 

Workshop Content

·         Data Mining

·         Functions and Formulas

·         VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP

·         Charts / Graphs with Slicers

·         Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts

·         Scenario Analysis and data tables

·         Data Validation

·         Linking, embedding and importing data

·         Introduction to macros and named cell ranges

·         Auditing (i.e. error tracing, trace precedents and dependents)

·         Security

·         CLINIC (going through personal Excel work problems)

 

Who Should Attend?

Individuals that use excel spreadsheets in both corporates and non-profit sectors should attend e.g. accountants, finance/investment analysts, finance officers, marketing officers, programme managers and officers, administrators, credit analysts etc.

 

Advanced Financial Management  for NGOs

23 to 26 February

Objective

The objective of this workshop is to build the financial capacity of Finance and Non-Finance staff to enable them to work together and better serve their organisations and manage resources in a way that will build the confidence of the stakeholders and also ensure the financial sustainability of organisations.

 

Course Content

·         Introductions and overview of financial management

·         Financial roles and responsibilities

·         Budget Management

·         Reporting

·         Internal Controls

·         Managing Relations

·         Audit

·         Statutory obligations

Who should attend?

·         Board Members

·         Programme Managers

·         Project Coordinators

·         Finance Managers

·         Accountants

·         Consultants providing services to NPOs

·         Human Resources Managers and other Finance and Non-Finance Staff

 

Excel For Beginners

9-11 March

Objectives

To ensure participants have an appreciation of the most basic uses of excel.

Course Content

·         What is MS Excel

·         The MS Excel environment

·         Entering and Editing Data

·         Adjusting Column Widths

·         Simple Cell References

·         Basic formulas

·         Inserting and Deleting Rows and Columns

·         Cutting, Copying and Pasting

·         Pasting values and formulas

·         Formatting Spreadsheets

·         Margins, Headers and Footers

·         Printing and Setting Print Areas

·         Number Formatting

·         Text Formatting and Text Wrapping

·         Aligning and Merging Text

·         Functions

Who should attend:

Individuals that use excel spreadsheets in both corporates and non-profit sectors should attend e.g. accountants, finance/investment analysts, finance officers, marketing officers, programme managers and officers, administrators, credit analysts etc.

 

Change Management for NGOs

16 to 19 March

Objectives

·         Provide participants with a critical understanding of change management in the context of organizational sustainability for non-profit organizations.

·         Help participants identify and demonstrate comprehensive understanding of how internal and external factors affect organizations and drive the need for continuous change.

·         Critically appraise the complexity of leading and managing change and crisis within organizational cultures and established systems.

·         Explore, apply and evaluate the appropriate concepts, tools and strategies which can be employed for effective change management in different organizational environments.

·         Explain the role internal and external stakeholders play in the process of implementing change in an organization.

·         Set participants off on a journey of developing bespoke strategies, systems and tools that guarantee effective change management and ensure organizational sustainability.

Course Content

·         The Change Dilemma

·         Conceptualizing Organizational Growth, Development, Sustainability

·         Managing Change

·         Change in the Non Profit Sector in Zimbabwe

·         How to Manage Change I- Strategic Change  Leadership

·         How to Manage Change II- Adaptive systems and processes

·         My Organization’s Change  Plan

Who should Attend

·         Executive Directors

·         Operations Directors

·         Programme Officers and Coordinators

·         Finance Managers

·         Board members

·         Country Representatives

Getting Board Governance Right 

13 to 16 April

Objective

To strengthen the governance structures of an organisations and give possible solution to trending governance problems encountered.

Workshop Content

·         Definition of Governance

·         Why do NGOs need Boards?

·         Balanced Boards

·         Board Structures, Roles and Procedures

·         Board Leadership, Duties and Responsibilities

·         Change Management by Boards

 

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is one that cannot be missed by Board and Senior Management Members such as Executive Directors, Organisational Coordinators, Regional Directors and Chief Executive Officers

Advanced Ms Word

21 to 23  April

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This course aims to support professionals in learning to use the advanced features of Word to their full extent. By the end of the course, participants will be able to produce documents to a consistent layout, create complex publications, integrate data from external applications, and use Revisions and Mail Merge effectively.

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-Overview of Word Window
-Three Levels of Formatting
-Linking and Embedding Charts
-Creating and Managing Tables & Objects
-Creating Columns of Text
-Section Breaks
-Creating a Table of Contents
-Using Proofing Tools
-Mail Merge
-Document Commenting
-Track Changes
-Footnotes and Endnotes
-Protecting Documents
-Bookmarks
-Captions
-Cover Page

Who should attend?

All individuals who use Ms Word

 

NGO Risk Management

27 to 30 April

Course Objectives

a)      To is to provide an analytic, systematic and critical attitude towards the management of risks in NGOs.

b)     To raise the general awareness of the profession to facilitate the emergence of a stronger Risk Management force in the NGO Sector.

c)      To explore ways in which NGOs can reduce the impacts of different risks to which their organisations are susceptible.

d)     To provide a platform for NGO practitioners to network and share ideas on Risk Management and other issues.

 

Course Content

·         Introduction to Disaster Risk Management

·         Disaster Risk Identification and Assessment

·         Disaster Risk Reduction

·         Disaster Preparedness Planning

·         Emergency Response

·         Disaster Recovery

·         Making Disaster Management Work

 

Who should attend?

NGOs involved in disaster risk reduction, response and recovery; staff from training institutes and other agencies responsible for knowledge dissemination and training of trainers on disaster risk reduction and management; persons involved in coordination of disaster management activities.

 

NGO Sustainability Conference

11 to 14 May

Objective

To assess the current and future economic and donor funding trends and their effect on NPO sustainability with a view of providing possible methods that can be used to achieve sustainability in its multiple facets.

 

Course Content

The following sessions are to be facilitated by various international, regional and local leaders in NGO management, development and sustainability.

 

·         Where to Zimbabwe

·         The role of Sustainable thinking in delivering a better future for Zimbabwe

·         Social Enterprises as means to Sustainability

·         The Role of Boards in NGO Sustainability

·         NGO/Private Sector Collaboration

·         Change or die: Success Factors in Managing Change

·         Monitoring and Evaluation Role in Sustainability

·         Zimpro’s Quest for Sustainability

·         Institutional and Financial Sustainability

·         Future Funding Patterns for Zimbabwe

 

Who Should Attend?

This conference is a must-attend for all NGO practitioners seeking to build the sustainability of their organisations. Donor organisations also need to obtain a feel of the outlook of Zimbabwe and the possible programmatic areas to consider for future sustainable development.

Introduction to power BI

19 to 21 May

Objective

Power BI is an analytical service used to prepare excellent visual analytics. This workshop will equip you with the most

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