Training packages

Welcome to our specialized training programs at Alesopi, where you can select from a variety of comprehensive packages each containing multiple focused courses designed to enhance your expertise in international cooperation. 

Whether you are looking to deepen your knowledge in a specific area or explore a broad range of topics, our programs are structured to be flexible—allowing you to mix and match courses to tailor a learning experience that perfectly fits your organization's needs. 

For a more detailed look at our diverse offerings, please download our full training catalogue.

Context Analysis and Territorial Approaches

Package Overview:

Dive into the complexities of international cooperation with our training package focused on Context Analysis and Territorial Approaches. This training is essential for understanding the dynamic interplay and frameworks that impact development projects globally.

Learning Outcomes:

Master techniques in stakeholder mapping and context analysis.

Design successful capacity development support programmes.

Develop strategies for sector approaches and public policy dialogue.

Apply territorial approaches to local development in real-world scenarios.

4 specific courses available:

Context analysis and stakeholder mapping

Assessment and support to institutional capacity development

Sector approaches, public policy analysis and sector policy dialogue

Decentralisation and territorial approach to local development in international development cooperation (TALD)

Trainer Expertise:

Our trainers possess extensive experience, having collaborated with major international organizations such as the UN, EU, and various NGOs. They provide valuable firsthand insights and specialised knowledge tailored to each sector.

Planning and Implementing International Cooperation Projects

Package Overview:

This package equips participants with the tools necessary for the effective planning and implementation of international cooperation projects, focusing on European Union-funded initiatives.

Learning Outcomes:

Understand the lifecycle of project and programme management.

Gain skills in the identification and formulation of cooperation projects.

Learn the best practices in project cycle management and risk assessment.

2 specific courses available:

Project and programme cycle management of EU funded projects and programmes

Identification and formulation of international cooperation projects and programmes in practice

Trainer Expertise:

Our courses are taught by experts with extensive experience in managing EU-funded projects across different countries,scales, and topics. These trainers bring practical skills and strategic insights, helping you apply what you learn directly to your work.

Theory of Change, Intervention Logic, and the Logical Framework Matrix

Package Overview:

This training package offers a deep dive into the Theory of Change, Intervention Logics, and the Logical Framework Matrix—essential tools for effective strategic planning in international cooperation. Designed for professionals involved in project and programme management, this package helps translate complex ideas into actionable strategies.

Learning Outcomes:

Develop and apply a Theory of Change for diverse projects and programmes.

Understand and utilise intervention logics to create effective project frameworks.

Master the Logical Framework Matrix to ensure project coherence and accountability.

Identify the right set of indicators and targets from a pragmatic perspective

3 specific courses available:

Theory of Change and Intervention Logic in Practice

Logical Framework Approach to Results-Based Management (Introductory Course)

Logical Framework Matrix and Indicators (Advanced Course)

Trainer Expertise:

 Our trainers are seasoned experts in strategic planning, monitoring, and evaluation. They have been recognised by the EU and other donors for creating reference materials,handbooks and other types of methodological guidance in these fields. With extensive experience in international development, our experts skillfully adapt these strategic frameworks to different scales of interventions, spanning diverse continents and cultures.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Systems

Package Overview:

Our MEAL training package is designed to enhance abilities in designing and implementing comprehensive monitoring and evaluation systems that ensure project effectiveness and accountability.

Learning Outcomes:

Design and manage a MEAL system effectively.

Utilise indicators, data, and data quality for robust project monitoring.

Integrate accountability and learning into project and corporate monitoring and evaluation processes.

4 specific courses available:

Designing a monitoring-evaluation-learning and accountability system

Indicators, data and data quality for monitoring and evaluation.

Results frameworks: structure your monitoring from project to corporate level (advanced course)

Performance monitoring: combining operational and financial perspectives(advanced course)

Trainer Expertise:

Our trainers are recognised for their exceptional analytical skills, providing a high-quality learning experience. Endorsed by the EU to develop monitoring and evaluation standards, our trainers have led the coordination of monitoring systems and evaluations for major global development programs. They also assist smaller organisations in applying practical MEAL tools and processes.

Evaluation Planning and Impact Assessments

Package Overview:

This comprehensive training package is aimed at strengthening skills in planning and conducting evaluations, focusing on both policy impact and project effectiveness.

Learning Outcomes:

Plan and commission useful evaluations.

Develop robust evaluation frameworks and methodologies.

Master advanced evaluation methodologies. 

6 specific courses available:

Evaluations, evaluation policy and evaluation planning

Commissioning and quality-assuring evaluations

The evaluators’ toolbox: driving the process from the bidding stage to the communication of evaluation results

The evaluators’ toolbox: from developing an evaluation framework to collecting and analysing data

The evaluator’s toolbox: mixed method approaches to impact evaluation (advanced training)

The evaluator’s toolbox: using financial analysis to assess feasibility and sustainability when formulating and evaluating projects (advanced training)

Trainer Expertise:

Our trainers are experts in advanced quantitative and qualitative evaluation techniques and in managing evaluation teams. They offer valuable insights from their experience as team leaders and quality assurance experts in evaluations, working with international finance and policy development agencies.

Financing Modalities and Contractual Frameworks

Package Overview:

Learn the essentials of managing the financial aspects of international cooperation projects, including EU grants and budget support interventions.

Learning Outcomes:

Manage EU grants and understand complex financial regulations.

Design and manage budget support interventions effectively.

Navigate financial and contractual frameworks in international projects.

2 specific courses available:

Managing an EU-Grant

Designing and Managing Budget Support Interventions

Trainer Expertise:

Our trainers are experts in EU financial regulations and budget management. They bring valuable experience from working with both the EU and implementing organisations. This dual perspective offers deep insights into the financial management of international cooperation programs, ranging from NGO grants to Budget Support programmes.

Facilitation Skills and Trainer Toolbox

Package Overview:

Enhance your training and facilitation skills in an international environment, focusing on participative techniques and effective people management.

Learning Outcomes:

Master training techniques that promote engagement and active learning.

Develop and run successful workshops with diverse groups.

Employ facilitation techniques suited for intercultural collaboration.

3 specific courses available:

Training the trainers: teaching techniques, participative tools and people management in trainings.

Facilitation techniques and the facilitator's attitude: the keys to designing and running a successful workshop.

Working together in international development cooperation: an intercultural approach to successful collaboration.

Trainer Expertise:

Our trainers are EU-certified facilitators with years of experience in international settings. They specialize in conducting multi-stakeholder workshops, training practitioners, and managing intercultural communication.