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RBM 101 Practising Results-Based Management: An Introductory Course

About the Course This self-paced eLearning course covers basic RBM concepts, how RBM can be applied and provides participants with hands-on practise using basic RBM tools. This course is out-of-this world as it uses gamification, storytelling and a science-fiction theme...
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National Training: Making Data Collection Meaningful – Self-Learning

In September 2020, Spur Change relaunched the training Making Data Collection Meaningful*. This two weeks intensive workshop organized by Spur Change, in collaboration with the Inter-Council Network (ICN) members, Salanga and ZENDialogue, was a practical hands-on experience for participants to...
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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans

The global pandemic crisis has put small and medium organizations (SMO)s under significant stress. As they continue to adapt and take control of the current situation, they must use different crisis management tools to limit the consequences of their international...
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Supporting Local Partners in times of COVID-19

What does collaboration look like in times of Covid-19? How Canadian organizations are currently working with local partners to maintain their program activities? How are they providing support? This interactive conversation took place on May 14, 2020 during which SMOs...
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RBM 101: Practicing Results-Based Management: Sneak Peek Video

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RBM 101: An Introductory Course – Exclusive Intergalactic Interview

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Risk Analysis Follow-Up: Reflection Tool

In collaboration with Aleas, this reflection tool was created to track risk priorities and work-in-progress prior and during the course of the pandemic crisis.

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Risk Analysis Follow-Up: Auto Assessment Tool

In collaboration with Aleas, the auto assessment tool was created to guide your organization’s risk assessment and current obstacles.

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – Community-Led Monitoring, Evaluation And Learning Handout

In collaboration with Salanga, the Community (MEL) handout engages all community members to design, implement, monitor progress, analyze and disseminate results, and adapt the theory of change.

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – Brainstorming for your Next Data Collection Exercise

In collaboration with Salanga, the MEL Design exercise tool helps to guide decisions around what are the key data sources, what methods are the most efficient / suitable to capture data from these sources, and what approach we should consider in the next stage of proposal development.

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – Module: Video

Module 4: Technology for Data Collection Video the National Training focuses Technology for data collection including analyzing and reporting results and examples of how technology can support data collection

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – MEL Design​ Worksheet

In collaboration with Salanga, this worksheet helps to guide decisions around what are the key data sources, what methods are the most efficient / suitable to capture data from these sources, and what approach we should consider in the next stage of proposal development.

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – Module: Community-led Data Collection Video

Module 3: Community-led Data Collection Video of the National Training focuses on community-led approaches that can keep catalyzing positive behaviour of people beyond the time frame and scope of a project.

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – Module: Video

Module 1: Planning for Data Collection​ of the National Training goes over the planning stages within a project cycle for data collection

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – Module: Gender-Sensitive and Feminist Data Collection Video

Module 2 of the National Training goes over the gender-responsive spectrum and differences between gender and feminist approaches for data collection.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 3: Effective Crisis Management (Video 2 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Within Module 3 participants can develop crisis management practices (protocol, standard operating procedures and contingency plan).

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 3: Effective Crisis Management (Video 3 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Within Module 3 participants can develop crisis management practices (protocol, standard operating procedures and contingency plan).

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 3: Effective Crisis Management (Crisis Management Protocol)

In collaboration with Aleas, this handout sheet provides a table of content and diagrams on international crisis management protocols.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 3: Effective Crisis Management (Standard Operating Procedures)

In collaboration with Aleas, this handout sheet outlines the standard operating procedures within different events, including decision tree chart and examples of relocation and evacuation.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 1: Risk Management (Risk Taxonomy)

In collaboration with Aleas, this tool provides information as to how to establish a comprehensive, common and stable taxonomy. The tool also aims to provide analytical leads to assess an organization’s overall risks.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 2: Risk Analysis (Video 1 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Module 2 allow participants to learn how to perform a risk analysis and determine mitigation strategies.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 2: Risk Analysis (Video 2 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Module 2 allow participants to learn how to perform a risk analysis and determine mitigation strategies.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 2: Risk Analysis (Video 3 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Module 2 allow participants to learn how to perform a risk analysis and determine mitigation strategies.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 2: Risk Analysis (Risk Level Matrix)

In collaboration with Aleas, this Risk Level Matrix provides a visual representation on the risk levels, management strategy grading system, probability and impact measures.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 2: Risk Analysis (Threat Identification Tool)

In collaboration with Aleas, this handout sheet provides a wide range of examples of threats to consider, how to identify them and reflective questions during the identification process. 

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 2: Risk Analysis (Resources)

In collaboration with Aleas, this handout sheet provides a list of resources to consult during a risk analysis (from generic to COVID specific).

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 3: Effective Crisis Management (Video 1 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Within Module 3 participants can develop crisis management practices (protocol, standard operating procedures and contingency plan).

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 1: Risk Management (Video 1 of 2)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Module 1 goes over the course training, risk taxonomy, legal obligations and how to operationalize risk management.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 1: Risk Management (Video 2 of 2)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Module 1 goes over the course training, risk taxonomy, legal obligations and how to operationalize risk management.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 1: Risk Management (Legal Framework)

In collaboration with Aleas, this information sheet provides information about the legal framework of organizations’ duty of care, defence of due diligence and additional information.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 1: Risk Management (Operationalized)

In collaboration with Aleas, this information sheet is a visual representation of a safety plan of international activities between governance, prevention and crisis management.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 1: Risk Management (Table of Content Governance)

In collaboration with Aleas, this handout sheet provides a Table of Content of safety policy of international activities.

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Supporting Local Partners in times of COVID-19 – Webinar Video

On May 14, 2020 the Spur Change Program hosted a conversation with SMOs across the country to share their experience dealing with COVID-19 and provide real-life examples on how to support local partners in times of the pandemic.