Food Security and Agriculture

Training Course on Financial Management for Donor-Funded Projects

Course Overview

This course is designed to equips participants with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to navigate the unique financial management challenges associated with donor-funded projects.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to understand:

Accounting principles and procedures within the planning of financial statements

  • Preparation of Work Plan, budgets and cash flow management
  • Analyze and interpret information as discovered in financial statements.
  • Compliance with prerequisites, legal and administrative framework
  • Identifying various elements of donor funding.
  • Costing factors of Donor Funded Projects
  • Monitor and evaluate donor-funded projects.
  • Disbursement factors of Donor Funded Projects
  • Project management techniques
  • Outline and assess the convenience of the authorized provisions governing the procurement along with usage of donor funds.
  • Compliance Regulatory & Governance and Risk management
  • Prepare & effectively manage the arrangement of budgets for donor funds.

Target Audience:

Project managers, Finance managers, and Administrators involved in donor-funded projects

Individuals seeking to enhance their financial management skills specific to donor-funded initiatives.

Course Duration: 10 days

Module 1: Introduction to Donor-Funded Projects

  • Overview of donor-funded projects and their significance
  • Types of donors and funding sources
  • Unique financial management challenges in the context of donor funding

Module 2: Fundamentals of Financial Management

  • Core principles of financial management
  • Budgeting for donor-funded projects
  • Financial planning and forecasting

Module 3: Compliance and Regulatory Framework

  • Understanding donor regulations and compliance requirements
  • Overview of international financial standards and reporting
  • Navigating legal and regulatory frameworks for donor-funded projects

Module 4: Project Budgeting and Proposal Development

  • Developing comprehensive project budgets
  • Aligning budgets with project goals and donor expectations
  • Strategies for effective proposal development and budget justification

Module 5: Financial Controls and Internal Policies

  • Establishing internal financial controls
  • Designing and implementing financial policies and procedures
  • Internal and external audit requirements for donor-funded projects

Module 6: Monitoring and Reporting

  • Implementing effective financial monitoring systems
  • Regular reporting to donors: financial and narrative reporting
  • Utilizing financial reports for decision-making and accountability

Module 7: Risk Management in Donor-Funded Projects

  • Identifying and assessing financial risks
  • Strategies for mitigating financial risks in donor-funded projects
  • Contingency planning and crisis management

Module 8: Procurement and Contract Management

  • Procurement policies and procedures for donor-funded projects
  • Contract management and compliance
  • Ensuring transparency and fairness in procurement processes

Module 9: Financial Sustainability and Exit Strategies

  • Developing financial sustainability plans
  • Planning for project exit and sustainability post-funding
  • Building partnerships and diversifying funding sources

Module 10: Case Studies and Practical Applications

  • Analyzing real-world examples of financial management in donor-funded projects
  • Group discussions on challenges and solutions
  • Practical exercises to reinforce learning

Note: This outline provides a general structure for the training. The specific content, activities, and duration of each session may be adjusted based on the target audience, learning objectives, and available time.

Classroom Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Aug 05, 2024 Aug 16, 2024 Nairobi $ 1800 Register
Sep 09, 2024 Sep 20, 2024 Nairobi $ 1800 Register
Oct 14, 2024 Oct 25, 2024 Nairobi $ 1800 Register
Nov 18, 2024 Nov 29, 2024 Nairobi $ 1800 Register

Virtual Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jul 15, 2024 Jul 26, 2024 Online $ 700 Register
Aug 19, 2024 Aug 30, 2024 Online $ 700 Register
Sep 23, 2024 Oct 04, 2024 Online $ 700 Register
Oct 28, 2024 Nov 08, 2024 Online $ 700 Register
Dec 02, 2024 Dec 13, 2024 Online $ 700 Register

Registration Process

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Group Discounts

Boost your team's skills and maximize value with our attractive group discounts. Enroll 3 or more participants and enjoy significant discounts on any of our training programs.

Course Language

This Training course is offered in ENGLISH . Please indicate the language of choice during registration.

Training Approach

Our instructor-led trainings use well guided presentations, practical exercises, and group acivities. Participants are encouraged to bring any data relevant to their job responsibilities. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon completion of training, the participant will be issued with a certificate of Completion.

Post Training Support

Our commitment our clients success extends beyond the training program. We offer ongoing 3 months support through Q&A sessions, online forums, and access to our expert instructors.

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