Training on Gender Mainstreaming in Project Management

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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

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

What you will learn

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
  • Basic concepts on gender mainstreaming in projects
  • Guiding principles in gender mainstreaming
  • Identifying gender gaps and gender inequality in projects.

Gender Mainstreaming Project Identification

  • Gender considerations in project identification
  • Project gender review
  • Identification of key gender issues related to projects
  • Gender responsive stakeholders engagement

Gender Mainstreaming Project Design

  • Gender considerations in project analysis and design
  • Gender mainstreaming in project logic
  • Gender sensitive and gender equality project results
  • Gender mainstreaming of project indicators
  • Engendering the logical framework

 Gender Analysis

  • Introduction to gender analysis
  • Gender analysis domains
  • Gender analysis frameworks
  • Data collection for gender analysis

Gender Mainstreaming in Planning

  • Gender mainstreaming in work plan
  • Budgeting
  • Budget items for gender mainstreaming activities
  • Tracking budget performance separate per gender
  • Application of gender marker

Gender Mainstreaming Project Implementation

  • Engendering project implementation functions
  • Engendering project implementation strategies
  • Gender sensitive issue management

Gender Mainstreaming 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]