At MDF West Africa we offer the full package of consultancy services: advisory, coaching, facilitation & process consultation, evaluation, project management, interim management and tailor made training courses.
Our experts are highly professional, operating with high integrity and cultural sensitivity. Taking your context and experiences as starting point for further learning and improvement, we are known for our great flexibility and understanding.
You can call upon our experts with already a clear request in mind or if you simply feel that 'something is not quite right'. Either way, our expert involves with you with great devotion to truly understand what is needed. Contact us for more information.
MDF West Africa offers training courses with which we enable professionals, organisations, partnerships & networks, projects & programmes achieving sustainable results.
We also offer tailor made training courses which are adapted to address the specific needs of your projects, staff, organisation or network. We will work together to develop case studies, role plays or exercises linked to your work reality.
Is there currently no open-entry training course planned? Or are you not able to find a course meeting your learning ambitions? Get in touch to let us know how we can best help you.
Advocacy & Lobbying skills
Changing behaviour and practices of decision-makers is, increasingly, part of the daily work of development actors. Either it is the core business of organisations, an intrinsic part of projects and programmes, or simply something you have to do all the time within (international) organisations.
Whatever sector you work in, getting the most from your staff is a key management concern. As a line-manager, HR Manager or trusted colleague, you are asked to coach others to clarify and solve performance bottlenecks, for which the causes and solutions may be technical, personal or both. How do you guide them through a process of discovering and finding solutions that benefit the organisations and the person concerned?read more
Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers
Manage your bottom line – don’t let it manage you!
Gender Assessment for Development Effectiveness
Managing for Development Results
The general public and political systems across the world are asking for Results. Good intentions are not enough anymore. Management for Development Results (MfDR) is a strategy which has quickly gained importance. It shows what principles, values and tools are present to guide us towards more effectiveness. This course will highlight MfDR with focus on Result Based Management (RBM).read more
Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning
Improving learning and accountability
Performance Based Human Resource Management
Managing your staff to perform at their best
Training & Facilitation skills
Training and workshops are powerful tools to enhance the performance of a team and bring them one step forward. Skilled trainers and facilitators enable a person and/or group to reflect on present practices, to gain new insights and knowledge for developing a plan for personal and organizational growth and change. This course will teach participants how to act as trainer and/or facilitator who can draw out and process audience input for the purpose of moving a discussion forward. Participants will learn how to prepare and deliver training/workshop sessions, to recognize group dynamics and reflect on own performance.read more