Calls for Applications for Project Management Workshop

February 10, 2015

The Human RightS Initiative (HRSI) seeks applications to a one–day intensive workshop on Project Management at CEU on Saturday, February 28th, 10 am – 6 pm.

Description: The workshop is part of HRSI’s Capacity Building Program, aimed at providing students with practical skills needed to work in the not–for–profit sector. The goals of this project management workshop are:

-    to equip course participants with tools and knowledge to lead the implementation of any project in their own organization

-    to enable participants to apply basic skills related to effective project planning and implementation

-    to allow participants to understand that strong ownership of the Project Management tools and processes are key to organizational effectiveness

Participants will get a firm grasp of specific steps in the project planning and management process. Those who bring a project idea are likely to leave with a project plan at the end of the day. Social impact measurement, how to present societal impact to donors and stakeholders, will also be discussed at the workshop.

By the end of the training participants will

-    gain knowledge of the processes of project development

-    acquire knowledge on how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes in managing projects and

-    have the basic routine how to plan a project to ensure successful delivery and stakeholder satisfaction.

Trainer: The workshop will be facilitated by Kiry Noemi Ambrus, is the lead trainer and consultant of Civil Support Nonprofit Ltd, a company founded with the aim to improve efficiency of non-profit organizations by providing them innovative and integrated services. With her almost 20 years of experience in working with non-profit organizations in Hungary and CEE, she loves sharing her knowledge and inspiring others.

The main stages of her career are: she started as a trainer and East European coordinator of the Olde Vechte Foundation (Ommen, the Netherlands) with involvement in personal development, coaching and leadership trainings. She is a member of the trainers’ team for training of trainers and coaching at the foundation.  For seven years she was the senior trainer and consultant at the Civil Society Development Foundation Hungary doing capacity building, training and consultancy for non-profit organizations across the globe.

She also worked for the Mental Disability Advocacy Center as operations director and later fundraising development manager.

She has a teacher’s degree from the Lutheran Theological University Budapest and a master’s in EU politics from the University of Pecs, Faculty of Law.

Eligibility: CEU students, junior staff, CEU alumni, staff from Budapest–based NGOs, students from other universities, etc.

Application process: Applicants should fill in the attached Application Form and return it to before the deadline.

Selected applicants will be notified via e–mail a few days after the deadline.

Deadline: Applications should be sent to HRSI no later than Sunday, February 15th, midnight.

There are a very limited number of places available, so make sure you submit your application on time.

Fee: The workshop is free of charge.

All participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

For further details about the workshop, do not hesitate to contact