Subject (Course): Preparation to Apply for international Tenders or Grants. Syllabus:
Postgraduate Diploma in Business with Multilateral Institutions - International institutions - Preparation to Apply - Project Cycle Management - Expressions of Interest - International Project Administration - Project Management
Subject Description (Preparation to Apply for international Tenders Grants).
In this subject; we will study what a Project Cycle is and its different stages. We will introduce the concepts of Logical Framework Approach and Logical Framework Matrix (we will study the Logical Framework Matrix and other related issues more in-depth in the following Module).
We will learn how to look for partners and make consortia for bidding for projects.
Project Cycle Management represents the stages followed by the organisation to design, finance, implement, and evaluate projects in these institutions. All stages comprise certain documents and requirements before being able to progress to the next stage.
The Logical Framework Approach is one of the main tools used in International Organisations for designing, planning, and monitoring projects. It consists of diagnosis tools, identification tools and a Logical Framework matrix. Among diagnosis tools we can find the following: Involved Agents Tree and Problems Tree. Among identification tools: Objective Analysis and Alternative Analysis.
A Logical Framework Matrix is a tool that is used for conceptualisation, designing, executing, monitoring and evaluating projects. It contains:
- Narrative summary of objectives and activities.
Preparation Process. Example of the decision tree:
Restructuring of a State-owned company
When looking for partners and making consortia it is important to have clear objectives and ideas, and approach them with certain references and capability statements and propose specific tenders or grants to tender (bid) jointly for them.