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DevSmart can help you raise the capacity of your teams to plan, monitor, mobilise resources and maintain positive relationships with partners and donors. We offer on-site or remote training sessions via webinars that cover a wide variety of topics. We customize these sessions to suit our client’s particular needs and can combine multiple themes or offer exclusive coverage on a single theme.

DevSmart has experience training teams in:

• Results-based Management – Practical trainings and workshops to guide the Strategic Planning process for UN Funds, Agencies and NGOs:

› Reaching consensus, assigning accountabilities and developing a Roadmap for your Strategic Planning Process (1-day workshop);

› Results Based Management Basics – A Practical Guide to Results Based Management in your organisation;

› Developing Theories of Change for your Outcome areas (2-day training and workshop);

• Resource mobilization (beginners and advanced courses) including:

› “Relationship Fundraising” – how to build robust partnerships with both private and public sector donors;

› Developing proposals and concept papers;

› Contribution management (and risk assessment for contribution management)

› Improving your Results Based Reporting.

• Partnering with the United Nations – an engagement training for private sector groups,
0iincluding an overview of the 2030 Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals

• Board of Director Development – how to recruit, train and engage Board Members and create active Board sub-committees

• Trainings specifically geared to the United Nations Children’s Fund include:

› “How UNICEF works in the field” – a training for National Committees and private sector groups;

› “Interpreting UN and UNICEF speak” – tools for National Committees and private sector groups “UNICEF Primer” – an introduction to the history,

0mandate and strategic plan and current scope/scale of UNICEF;

› “Making the National Committee Donor Toolkits Work for You” – an introduction to National Committees geared toward UNICEF Country Offices.

For an example, please see the generic Terms of Reference for a Theory of Change Training and Workshop.