Project Management Courses

Thematic Short Course - Project Cycle Management

Thematic Seminar: Project Cycle Management
© Frederic Baldini


In this course, participants will have the opportunity to go through the entire project cycle, seeing how an intervention unfolds from the assessment to the evaluation stage while testing various tools. The course is based on the Result-Based Management concept and uses the logical framework as a tool.


By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Define and explain the Result-Based Management concept
  • Explain and apply the various steps of a needs assessment
  • Design projects using the logical framework
  • Program activities
  • Design a monitoring and evaluation systems

Learning outcomes in terms of knowledge - Understanding of

  • The Result-Based Management concept
  • Each phase of the project cycle and their links
  • The importance of Project Cycle Management

Learning outcomes in terms of skills - Capacity to

  • Identify needs
  • Design projects
  • Manage resources efficiently
  • Monitor and evaluate projects

Learning outcomes in terms of analytical competences - Ability to

  • Select relevant problems to tackle
  • Decide what interventions would be meaningful (or not)
  • Decide on appropriate corrective measures


2 ECTS - Credits recognized by the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.