M.INC.MGMT.615: Managing International Development Programmes - Planning
An applied course critically investigating the range of mechanisms by
which international rural development assistance is delivered. Identification, preparation, design and planning of development interventions. Factors influencing the sustainability and success of rural development assistance.
To introduce and critically analyse concepts and techniques used in the
identification, planning and design of rural development assistance. It is intended that students will gain a theoretical understanding of why projects and programmes are used as a mechanism for the delivery of rural development. They will also gain practical skills in the planning and design of development assistance.
Courses and examinations
Assignment 1 (20%), Assignment 2 (20%), Assignment 3 (60%)
Prerequisite for examination:
By the completion of MGMT 611 class members will have:
On completion of MGMT 615, students will have:
- 1. An understanding of approaches used to deliver development assistance.
- 2. Used the ?Project Cycle? to illustrate the various phases of development projects.
- 3. Examined and critically appraised the identification, design and review phases of development projects.
- 4. Considered a range of techniques used in the design of rural development projects.
- 5. Been introduced to the process of financial and economic appraisal of development projects.
- 6. An introduction to methods used in implementing and managing development projects.
- 7. Considered different approaches, data and methods used to monitor and evaluate rural development projects.
- 8. Used the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) to analyse quantitative and qualitative information gathered in a household survey.
Recommended previous knowledge:
Person responsible for module:
Academic Term each winter semester
Number of repeat examinations permitted:
First to third semester
Maximum number of students: