The Research and Advocacy course is designed for the Youth Advisory Research Unit to provide them with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct research and engage in effective advocacy initiatives. The course aims to equip the YARU with the fundamental principles of research methodology, data analysis, and advocacy strategies. They will learn how to design and implement research projects, analyze data, and utilize evidence to advocate for meaningful change in various domains. This course emphasizes the practical application of research and advocacy skills to address pressing social issues.

Course Content:

  1. Introduction to Research
  2. Data Collection and Analysis
  3. Advocacy Strategies
  4. Research-Informed Advocacy
  5. Monitoring and evaluating the impact of advocacy efforts.

Final Assessment:

The final assessment for the Research and Advocacy course will consist of a practical project. Participants will be required to design and implement a small-scale research project on a selected social issue and develop an advocacy plan based on their research findings. The assessment will evaluate participants' ability to apply research methodologies, analyze data, and effectively communicate their findings to support advocacy efforts. Feedback and guidance will be provided to support participants' ongoing development in research and advocacy skills.

Training Format:

  • All materials are made available through our online learning platform
  • Student should commit approximately 2-3 hours of their time per day for the 3 day course.

Materials Provided:

  • Online delivery of the curriculum materials exercises and templates

Assignments:

  • In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit assignments before the specified due date.

 


The Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, practices, and tools of monitoring and evaluation for development programs. The course is typically targeted at development practitioners, project managers, and professionals working in the non-profit sector who are involved in planning, implementing, and evaluating development projects.

The course covers a range of topics related to M&E, including the purpose and benefits of M&E, designing and implementing M&E systems, developing M&E plans, data collection and analysis, and reporting and using M&E findings. Participants will learn how to develop M&E frameworks, design and conduct evaluations, and use M&E data to improve project performance and achieve better project outcomes.

Who can Study?

  • Movement for Strengthening Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Activism (MOSA) project beneficiaries.

This course was designed for Movement for Strengthening Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Activism (MOSA) project.

This course is designed to equip board members and executive directors of NGOs with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage and govern their organizations. Participants will learn about the key principles of NGO management and governance, including strategic planning, financial management, human resource management, board development, and accountability.

Certification:

Participants who successfully complete the course can be awarded a certificate of completion to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in NGO management and governance.

Who can Study?

  • Movement for Strengthening Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Activism (MOSA) project beneficiaries


This course was designed for Movement for Strengthening Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Activism (MOSA) project.

This programme exposes students to the following issues in project planning and management: 

Project Planning and Design; 
Financial Management; 
Project Management; 
Project Monitoring and Evaluation; 
Contemporary Issues In Project Planning; and 
Project Paper Writing

Target Group
The programme targets people working or seeking employment in Non-Governmental Organisations, Civil Society Organizations, Government, and the Private Sector such as project managers, project officers, field officers, researchers, research assistants, and enumerators among others.

Entry Requirements
  • Relevant working experience
  • Movement for Strengthening Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Activism (MOSA) project beneficiary