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Diploma Course

We learn, We share and We grow together

Welcome

Share and Care is privileged to offer Diploma in Community Development and Management. With the beginning of this training a dream has been fulfilled. We are delighted to acknowledge your participation in the Diploma Course as you continue learning and sharing your experience with each other we hope that you will be enriched in the process. We want to ensure you that we will do every effort to make your learning enjoyable. Your active participation in the entire event will be highly appreciated. Our staffs and resource person will be keen to look after your learning needs. We invite you to become a part of Share and Care family and make differences with your presence in every challenging situation. Let us learn together and grow together.

Share and Care Nepal is a registered organization working primarily for the upliftment of the most needy people in remote and urban areas of Nepal. Over the past 25 years SCN has been involved in conducting various short term courses for its own community, partners, staff as well as international volunteers/students. While serving the communities as enabler and facilitator, we have learned many practical aspects of community development and management. There were requests from individuals and organizations as well as local churches to formalize our short term training programs. In response to these requests we have designed a Diploma Course on Community Development Management. It is expected that the capacity of individuals, organizations and Churches will be strengthened in community development initiatives. We would also like to encourage and inspire the process of adopting best development practices by all involved in community development Community Development Management

The course is aimed at equipping the community development workers with adequate knowledge and skill in community development. The theoretical knowledge and practical experience gained by the participants will enhance their professional competence for effective implementation of the community development programs.

The duration of the training will be for a period of one year. The entire training is divided into three phases. In first phase, through web base online participants will be send the information, documents and assignments about the course for the period of four months and in case for participants who were not access with web base facilities, reading materials and assignment will be send by postal service. In second phase, participant will attend a residential course for a period of five weeks. In the third phase, the participants will go back to their respective organizations who have sponsored them, for a period of four months. During which SCN would follow up with participants as they implement their learning in their projects. They also apply their learning gained during the residential. Their learning will be monitored and support will be offered to them through visits or other means. On successful completion of the course the participants will be awarded a diploma certificate.

Various adult learning tools will be used to facilitate learning. The online learning would include the reading materials and assignments through web base online and postal service. The residential learning would include lectures, group discussions, participants’ interaction with each other and assignments, experience sharing from experts and designing a project. The participants will be encouraged to make use of the resource material. The field based learning would include opportunities to observe practical implementation of community development concepts. The community based resource persons would share their practical experiences. For experiential learning the participants will be given field assignments to apply the new knowledge in the communities.

Those program and management staff of organizations, who are working with rural/urban communities and who have the desire to facilitate community development activities but lack the prospective, in-depth knowledge and skills will benefit from the program.

Course Module - A Community
  • Understanding basic of community
  • Understanding community dynamics
  • Understanding poverty and its relations to community
  • Challenges and approaches to poverty
  • Community need assessment
  • Community transformation approaches

Course Module - B Development
  • Understanding the principles and approaches of development
  • Community organization and mobilization
  • Community participation and resource mobilization
  • Government initiatives
  • Community empowerment
  • Local resource mobilization

Course Module - C Management
  • Introduction to basics of project
  • Dynamics of project management
  • Proposal writing / LFA
  • Action planning
  • Project monitoring and evaluation
  • Human resource development

Course Module - D Skill Development
  • Presentation & Facilitation skills
  • Training design & delivery skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Team building skills

Course Module - E Thematic Subjects (During Online/Distance Learning)
  • Seed Education
  • Food Security
  • Differently able people
  • Child rights
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Women Empowerment
  • Anti Human Trafficking movement
  • Micro enterprises development
  • Environment and Sanitation
  • Cooperative Education
  • Community Health

Course Module - F Attitude & Behaviour
  • Personality development
  • Interpersonal relationship
  • KAASC approach and relationship
  • Experiential learning

Course Module - G Field Based Learning (Community Lab)
  • Action planning
  • Practical implementation at work place
  • Monitoring, evaluation and feedback

The community members will be involved at each stage and process of the training and learning experience. The field in the project area (past and existing) provides practice and relevant experience to the participants. To backup the experience of the participants in various issues, they will be taken to observe and interact with community at model projects run by other I/NGOs and government.

Transformation Center of Share and Care Nepal at Badegaon, Lalitpur.

The course will be held in Nepali language with reference materials in both Nepali and English language.

Resource persons will be selected from among those that are academically qualified with rich practical experience in community development. There will be three categories of resource persons i.e. 1. field base resource person, who have the first hand practical knowledge on the communities, 2. internal resource person, who are involved in the design of the course and also have the hands on the skills, 3. outside expertise resource person, who have the knowledge based on the subject expertise nationally and internationally. The mixture of the prospective knowledge, skills and field practicability would enable the participants to get the conceptual knowledge, tested skills and application in real situations.

The Entry requirement for the course would be:

  • Higher secondary education passed with at least 2 years of working experiences in community development.
  • Age 20 - 35 yeas
  • Priority will be given to the candidates from rural areas, ethnic and Dalit communities.
  • Sponsored by an organization, CBOs or a Church
How to Apply.

Prospective candidates can fill in the application form and submit it directly to Share and Care Nepal office or email to transformation@share-care.org . The form can be download from here. Download FORM