Training on Gender Mainstreaming in Project Management

Project Management, Training

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About the course

Gender mainstreaming is no longer optional and it has to be incorporated in every organization. The international organizations and government institutions have deemed gender mainstreaming a key component towards sustainable development. This course is aimed at project/programme staff in charge of formulating and implementing programmes and projects to help ensure that gender issues are systematically integrated at each stage of the project cycle.

Target Participants

This course is aimed at government institutions and development organizations who aim at developing policies towards gender inclusion, gender equality and gender empowerment in their projects.

Course duration

5 days

Course Outline

Introduction to Project Lifecycle

  • Project Identification
  • Project Design and Planning
  • Project Implementation
  • Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control
  • End of Project Transition

Introduction to Gender Mainstreaming

  • Key gender concepts: gender, gender equality, women empowerment
  • Why is Gender Mainstreaming important?
  • Basic concepts on gender mainstreaming in projects.
  • Identifying gender gaps and gender inequality in projects.

Project Identification

  • Gender mainstreaming in project proposals
  • Identify and define the general purpose and objectives of the project.
  • Identify and assess gender needs and opportunities
  • Identify possible negative effects on different gender

Project Design and Planning

  • Gender considerations in project analysis and design
  • Gender mainstreaming in project results and activities development
  • Gender Analysis
    • Importance of gender analysis in projects
    • Information provided by gender analysis
    • Conducting gender analysis
  • Engendering the Logical Framework
    • Components of a logical framework
    • Gender specific targets
    • Gender sensitive indicators
  • Budgeting
    • Budget items for gender mainstreaming activities
    • Tracking budget performance separate per gender
    • Application of gender marker
  • Gender mainstreaming in Work plan

Project Implementation

  • Engendering project inception
  • Engendering project implementation strategies

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Engendering the M&E system
  • Development of gender responsive data collection methods and tools
  • Gender responsive data analysis and reporting
  • Gender sensitive project evaluation

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: [email protected]

Training venue

The training will be conducted at Devimpact Institute Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya.


The training fee covers tuition fees, learning materials, and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent [email protected]

What you will learn

What you will learn

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Write gender responsive project proposals
  • Carry out gender analysis
  • Know how to integrate gender in their projects
  • Come up with policies that aim at gender mainstreaming in projects
  • Know the challenges facing gender mainstreaming
  • Conduct ender responsive evaluations