This unique 5-day Value for Money training course gives you the tools and knowledge to maximise and embed value for money (VfM) approaches in your projects, programmes and organisation. You learn about best practice in economic theory as well as how to practically apply existing and emerging tools.
To develop and deliver this course, we partner with Nef Consulting, consultancy arm from the leading UK think tank NEF (New Economics Foundation). This partnership combines the technical know-how of nef consulting with IMA’s extensive international development experience to deliver this unique course. It is designed for development practitioners responsible for maximising VfM through all elements of programme and project design and delivery. Delivered by development economists nef consulting, you will benefit from the latest thinking on how to guarantee your activities deliver maximum value to your organisation and its stakeholders.
What you will learn
Through short presentations, participatory exercises and casestudies you will improve your knowledge and skills on:
- the rationale and main features of VfM
- how to apply a wide-range of VfM tools and techniques to manage your costs, improve efficiency and effectiveness
- how to embed VfM within the project cycle and M&E system
- how to communicate good VfM and influence management decisions for sustainability.