31 augustus 2015
MDF Course: Management of Development Projects and Programmes

As a project manager you need to be multi-talented and possess many different skills: planning, financial control, human resource management, communication, networking, motivating, negotiating, monitoring and reporting on results and impact. Get more insight on your own management skills and style, and present practical ways to boost your abilities and confidence.

3 september 2015
Dick de Zeeuw Lezing 2015 met Willem Ferwerda

For the fifth Dick de Zeeuw Lecture, Willem Ferwerda will talk about the need for an ecosystem restoration industry, based on a holistic approach of four returns. Ferwerda is executive director and initiator of Commonland, an international organization with the goal to scale up landscape restoration jointly with local stakeholders, by developing existing landscape projects on the basis of healthy underlying business cases. In his lecture he will talk about the four returns: inspirational capital, social capital, natural capital, and financial capital.

28 september 2015
MDF Course: Training of Trainers

Training is an activity that most development professionals will conduct at some point. Transferring skills and knowledge is valuable and rewarding, if done by an accomplished trainer.
Learn from our professional trainers, and learn our tips and tricks in training design and delivery. Build your self confidence and become creative in the use of a variety of training methods.

5 oktober 2015
MDF Course: Disability Mainstreaming

Become aware of recent requirements of institutional donors regarding the inclusion of people with disabilities. Learn practical steps to support this target group in your organisation or project in a responsible and sustainable manner, and with lasting meaningful impact.

8 oktober 2015
Leren participeren – van Afghanistan, El Salvador en de Filipijnen

PROGRAMMA – De Nederlandse overheid vindt de verzorgingsstaat van nu te duur, te groot en te bureaucratisch. Een participatiesamenleving, dat is het streven. Maar: wat kunnen en willen we inderdaad ‘gewoon’ zelf doen, en wat niet? In het Humanity House bekijken we het vanuit een internationaal perspectief.
Wat kunnen we in Nederland leren van Afghanistan, Guatemala en de Filipijnen als het gaat om actief burgerschap? Hoe gaan ze daar om met een meer afwezige overheid? Wat zijn de risico’s en wat zijn de mogelijkheden?