Training: how P:N can help you create manageable, results based designs…
Phil in blue shirt RBM training

Training/coaching sessions usually take place between one and three days, and involve interactive learning and lots of practice with relevant projects. Sessions explore how to:

  1. Prepare for results based planning by doing a situation assessment
  2. Build a results logic model
  3. Examine project context and identify risk management strategies
  4. Identify relevant performance indicators – ones that help managers make wise management decisions
  5. Make monitoring and evaluation plans that specify for each indicator a source, information collection strategy and key details about who is to gather this information and when
  6. Prepare results (not activity) focused reports – documents that describe the DIFFERENCE made by the project rather than simply what the project DID.
Where possible, we maintain an on-line coaching service to help participants put into practice what they gained in the working sessions.

Click below to read testimonials from our past workshops:


Participant testimonials of three DFATD (formerly CIDA) supported RBM workshops…

“(Now it is easier) to connect the dots from activity to outcomes”
“It was interactive and involving, I felt my contribution counted”
ENABLIS-East Africa (Entrepreneur Development Project) RBM Workshop, Nairobi 2009

“This workshop will be invaluable in preparing project proposals and programme documents in the future and in improving my team’s chances of winning project funding from donors”
PACT (Programme for Building African Capacity for Trade) RBM Workshop, International Trade Centre, Geneva 2009

“The workshop was excellent and in my work it will help me greatly”
“The training was very practical and opportune for our own project”.
ENLACE and REDES (Community Health Projects of the Nicaragua, Honduras and Canadian Red Cross), RBM Workshop, Tegucigalpa 2009

RBM Areas of Experience

Areas of Expertise: our experience helping clients design good development initiatives…

Over the past five years our
RBM Training Team has led more than 50 Design Sessions in the following areas:

1. trade policy and facilitation

2. agriculture and sustainable land management

3. entrepreneurial development

4. institutional strengthening

5. cooperative enterprise development

6. diversity and anti-racism

7. environmental protection / education

8. health systems strengthening

9. vocational training

10. counseling

11. leadership development

12. peer mentorship

13. community development/resiliency

14. policy research and advocacy

15. training and training trainers

16. social marketing