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Adaptive Management Theory and Practice for International Development

University at Albany

5 days
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2200 USD/full
2200 USD/full
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Adaptive management (AM) is a hot topic in the international development and humanitarian sector. Join the Adaptive Management Theory and Practice for International Development at University at Albany to learn more about it.

Overview

Adaptive management (AM) is widely regarded by donors and practitioners as necessary to effectively implementing programs in complex and volatile environments.

The Adaptive Management Theory and Practice for International Development course at University at Albany answers the following questions: 

  • What does adaptive management actually mean?
  • How do we use adaptive management across different types of programs?
  • What are specific tools and approaches of Adaptive Management?

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Define and explain the value of Adaptive Management as a systematic program design-to-evaluation approach to more impactful project design, implementation, and organizational learning.
  • Identify appropriate and specific adaptive frameworks and tools to propose, use, and promote for more effective and evidence-based development and humanitarian programming.
  • Demonstrate how effective and adaptive Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) can lead to improved Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA).

Programme Structure

  • Day 1 (1/2 day): Introduction to Adaptive Management theory
  • Day 2: Adaptive program design
  • Day 3: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning for Adaptive Management
  • Day 4: Adaptive program implementation with case studies
  • Day 5 (1/2 day): Tools, resources, and tips to integrate adaptive practices

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 5 days

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

A limited number of students will be accepted. Please apply by February 1.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Who should take this course: Mid to senior staff working for implementers and grantees of USAID, The World Bank, and other donors

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2200 USD for the full programme during 5 days.
  • National

    2200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2200 USD for the full programme during 5 days.
  • Early registration by January 16: $1,950
  • General registration by March 2: $2,200
  • Student price: $500

Please note that fees are only for the training program, participants will need to cover all other expenses such as travel, lodging, meals or visa and insurance.

Living costs for Albany

1010 - 1570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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