Online training: Adaptive Management

Event Date

Wednesday, 19th August 2020

10:30 am

Date: Wednesday 19 August

Time: 10:30-12:30 UK time

Trainer: Jeremy Astill-Brown, Acacia Development Associates Ltd

Location/modality: Zoom (all you need is a charged laptop, tablet or mobile and internet connection to join the session)  

Who is it for: this workshop will be useful for programme and project managers, CEOs and project officers alike. The approaches and tools introduced will be applicable to NGOs, social enterprises, consultancies and universities; essentially anyone implementing development or humanitarian projects.

What you will be able to do by the end of the online training: 

  • understand adaptive management and why it is important
  • identify how to be resilient in complex scenarios
  • identify examples of good practices around adaptive management in the international development and humanitarian sector
  • understand how to operate adaptively in the light of the COVID-19 outbreak

Why you should attend:

Are you unsure what adaptive management really means in practical terms for you and your organisation? Are you looking for tools to help you navigate a changing context strategically? Is COVID-19 prompting you to alter your project delivery?

If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then this is the training session for you! This interactive online workshop will introduce you to adaptive management, why it is important and demonstrate how to use tools to navigate and ultimately be more resilient to change.

About the trainer: 

Jeremy Astill-Brown is an experienced policy manager and analyst with over 22 years of experience as a British diplomat and a further 10 years as a consultant, mostly in Africa focussing on the fields of development, human rights, peace and security. Jeremy’s primary focus has been the promotion of sustainable peace and security in order to allow development to flourish. Acacia Development Associates Ltd works with development partners in civil society, government and the profit and not-for-profit sectors to ensure that their programmes are as fully effective as possible.  

Read Jeremy’s blog about delivering programmes that work in the context of COVID-19 on our website.

Who can attend:  

The training workshop is free for all Alliance members, both individual and organisational members. Non-members can request to join the training workshop if there are spaces available, for a fee of £100.  

Not yet a member? Find out how to join the Alliance, or contact us if you have any questions about membership.  

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