85500 - Project-Cycle Management in Development Cooperation

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

The aim of the seminar is to give the students the basic elements of the Project Cycle Management actually in use among the main international donors, Ngos, United nations agencies and European Commission, Minister of foreign affaires The main objective of the course is to provide the students whit a comprehensive vision of the whole process and of the different phases for the appraisal, description, evaluation of a development project At the end of the course the student is will be able to do a feasibility study, evaluation, conception of a development project. The skills will focus in particular on the use of the Logical framework.

Course contents

The management of the PCM, the six phases: Indicative programming, Appreisal, Logical Framework, Management, Financing, Evaluation.

Hystory of develpment cooperation: The technological transfert, the Basic needs approach, the Alma Ata declaration, the MDGs, the SDGs.

Readings/Bibliography

Ths PCM handbook

Teaching methods

Frontal classes

Assessment methods

frontal examination. For the non haunting the program is the same as for the hauntings

Teaching tools

The PCM Handbook

Office hours

See the website of Raffaele Salinari