Result-Based Management (RBM)

Maximizing the Effectiveness of Programs and Projects with the Organization

Course topic:

Leadership and Business

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

Globalisation, transformed markets, intense competition and new technologies have converged to make organisational management focus more sharply on making certain that every internal programme and project achieves all intended results. Stakeholders are demanding that the internal and external forces of change are managed with the type of programmes that will enable the organisation to thrive in the face of change. Holding departments accountable for results is the essence of this unique training course that presents the principles and practices on which Results-Based Management (RBM) is founded.

This KC Academy Results-Based Management training course enables staff and managers to align, develop and review ongoing planning and reporting that is essential to the success of any public or private programme. This training course provides an understanding of the processes needed to bring different business teams together to (a) better manage and measure the outcomes of their respective programmes and projects; (b) keep a project under control; and (c) achieve stated objectives and goals.  

This Result-Based Management training course will highlight:

  • The multiple processes of Results Based Management (RBP)
  • The critical role of monitoring in demonstrating the performance of programs and projects and in steering the implementation process towards the intended results
  • Developing realistic programme objectives and measures to assess project outcomes and impact
  • Developing a results-based project framework
  • Project and program scheduling and reporting
  • Monitoring, evaluating and strengthening the effectiveness of a program

Course details

This Result-Based Management training course is designed to achieve five key objectives.  At the end of the session you will learn how to:

  • Apply current best practices in Results-Based Management (RBM) 
  • Demonstrate how to realise the potential for Results-Based Management (RBM) 
  • Design a RBM approach for involving all stakeholders
  • Control RBM projects and measure outcomes
  • Enable your teams to apply Results-Based Management (RBM) in their own activities

This training course uses a number of learning tools including but not limited to:

  • Case studies on real life examples of RBM
  • Round table discussion groups to review and qualify the actual projects - ongoing or at the planning stage - by members of the group
  • Video references on examples of the skills necessary to achieve results
  • Presentation media on the steps to achieve RBM
  • Open discussions on ideas and experiences with the participants

The organisation will benefit from this training course in the following ways:

  • Improve the understanding of the principles, norms, standards, processes and responsibilities governing planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Overcome any resistance to using Results-Based Management
  • Develop more efficient methods of controlling cost and outcomes
  • Help staff members bring results to the forefront of their ongoing planning and reporting documents on a regular basis
  • Overcome the pitfalls of project plans that delay and burden projects

The participants of this RBM training course enjoy many benefits personally and professionally in the following manner:

  • Helping staff learn to focus on the issues that deliver the maximum results to their on-going planning and hard work
  • Improving the communication skills that win over important stakeholder “buy-in” to improve their expectations to gain their power of influence
  • Reduce the risks of carrying forth long projects that could lead to disappointing results and possible failure
  • Learn the importance of monitoring and evaluation techniques to indicate the way to successful results
  • Overcome the resistance from stakeholders by enabling solid evidence that secures your funding

The training course “Result-Based Management” is designed to benefit experienced managers from any specialism within your organisation who have responsibility for successful execution of programmes and projects. It will develop high level managerial skills that are vital in achieving and sustaining continuous performance improvement.

This Result-Based Management training course will particularly benefit the following professionals:

  • Strategic and Operational Planning Specialists
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Team Members
  • Financial Managers
  • Marketing and Business Development Staff
  • Human Resource Managers

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Getting Started in RBM
  • Defining the Function and Benefits of RBM
  • Examples of Historical Outcomes using RBM
  • Putting Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Together within RBM
  • Tools and Techniques of Programme Management
  • Principles of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluating for Results
  • Overview of Key Roles and Responsibilities
DAY 2:
Planning for Results: Practical Applications
  • Understanding the Strategic Plan and your relative SMART Goals
  • Managing Stakeholder Engagement and Expectations
  • The Planning Exercise: A Thorough Understanding of the Problem
  • Route Cause Analysis to Define Problems and Issues
  • Finalising the Deliverables - A Results Framework
  • Creating a Set of Positive Results
DAY 3:
Planning for Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Framework
  • Resources for Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Monitoring: Collection of Data, Analysis and Reporting
  • The Role and Function of Risk Management in RBM
  • Resources Required for Risk Management
  • Contemporary Best Practice in Risk Management
DAY 4:
Communicating and Coordinating Project Reporting 
  • Building Solid Communication Channels Up and Down
  • Developing the “Impact Statement”
  • Defining and Communicating the Outputs
  • Communication Breakdowns and How to Avoid Them
  • Putting it All Together: Communicating Indicators of Change
  • Off- site Mentoring on Results-based Planning and Reporting
DAY 5:
Evaluating for Results
  • Why Evaluate? - Uses of Evaluation
  • Principles, Norms and Standards for Evaluation
  • Roles and Responsibilities in Evaluation
  • Requirements for Programme Teams
  • Steps in the Evaluation Process
  • Avoiding the Pitfalls of RBM
  • Course Summary and Team Exercise

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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London
13-17 Mar 2023
Fee: $5,950
Online streaming
20-24 Mar 2023
Fee: $3,950
Dubai
08-12 May 2023
Fee: $5,950
Frankfurt
10-14 Jul 2023
Fee: $5,950
Dubai
28 Aug-01 Sep 2023
Fee: $5,950
London
11-15 Dec 2023
Fee: $5,950
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