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Entries in capacity building manuals/user guides (11)

Wednesday
Aug142013

Communication Toolbox: Practical Guidance for Program Managers to Improve Communication With Participants and Community Members

Communication Toolbox: Practical Guidance for Program Managers to Improve Communication With Participants and Community Members   

The Communication Toolbox offers practical guidance for program managers who want to communicate more effectively with program participants and community members.

Download the complete publication (PDF, 1.8 MB, 60 pages) or choose individual tools:

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Tuesday
Apr092013

Institutional Strengthening Guide (Arabic)

Institutional Strengthening Guide (Arabic)   

This Arabic edition of the Institutional Strengthening guide is intended to serve as a reference for organizations wishing to develop or improve existing institutional strengthening systems and processes. The guide presents principles, minimum standards and best practices, business processes, references and tools deemed important for effective, efficient, and sustainable organizations. The guide consists of ten chapters that cover the key functional areas of most organizations. Each chapter (and indeed each step and process within each chapter) can be used as a stand-alone document. CRS offers the guide as an adaptable tool that may be used to develop new, or strengthen existing, policies, processes and practices.

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Thursday
Sep132012

Guia de Fortalecimento Institucional

Guia pretende servir como uma referência para organizações que pretendam desenvolver ou melhorar sistemas e processos de fortalecimento institucional já existentes. O Guia apresenta princípios, padrões mínimos e melhores práticas, processos de negócios, referências e ferramentas consideradas importantes para organizações efectivas, eficientes e sustentáveis. O Guia é constituído por dez capítulos que cobrem as áreas funcionais chaves da maioria das organizações. Cada capítulo (e, de facto, cada passo e processo dentro de cada capítulo) pode ser utilizado como um só documento. A CRS oferece o Guia como sendo uma ferramenta adaptável, que pode ser utilizada para desenvolver ou para fortalecer políticas, processos e práticas já existentes.

Download the full package here (12.1 MB; best with Adobe Reader 9 or later)

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Monday
Apr092012

La guía de fortalecimiento institucional 

La guía de fortalecimiento institucional está diseñada para servir como referencia para las organizaciones que desean desarrollar o mejorar sus sistemas y procesos de fortalecimiento institucional existentes. La Guía presenta principios, estándares mínimos y mejores prácticas, procesos empresariales, referencias y herramientas consideradas de importancia para construir organizaciones eficaces, eficientes y sostenibles. La Guía consta de diez capítulos que cubren las áreas funcionales clave de la mayoría de las organizaciones. Cada capítulo (y cada paso y proceso dentro de cada capítulo) puede usarse como documento independiente. CRS ofrece la Guía como una herramienta adaptable que puede emplearse para desarrollar nuevas políticas, procesos y prácticas o para fortalecer los existentes.

Descargue el juego completo aquí (23.2 MB, mejor con Adobe Reader 9).

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Thursday
Dec292011

Le Guide de renforcement institutionnel 

Le Guide de renforcement institutionnel est conçu pour servir d’outil de référence aux organizations qui souhaitent développer ou améliorer les systèmes de renforcement institutionnel et les processus existants. Le Guide présente des principes, des normes minimales et meilleures pratiques, des processus professionnels, et des références et outils réputés importants pour des organisations efficaces, efficientes et durables. Le Guide comprend 10 chapitres couvrant les principaux domaines fonctionnels de la plupart des organisations. Chaque chapitre (voire chaque étape et processus présentés dans chaque chapitre) peut être utilisé comme un document indépendant. Le guide du CRS est un outil adaptable. Il peut être utilisé pour développer de nouvelles politiques, de nouveaux processus, de nouvelles pratiques, ou pour renforcer ceux qui existent.

Série complète (29.1 MB, utilisez Adobe Reader 9).

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Tuesday
Oct042011

Institutional Strengthening Guide 

The Institutional Strengthening Guide is intended to serve as a reference for organizations wishing to develop or improve existing institutional strengthening systems and processes. The Guide presents principles, minimum standards and best practices, business processes, references and tools deemed important for effective, efficient, and sustainable organizations. The Guide consists of ten chapters that cover the key functional areas of most organizations. Each chapter (and indeed each step and process within each chapter) can be used as a stand-alone document. CRS offers the Guide as an adaptable tool which may be used to develop new, or strengthen existing, policies, processes and practices.

Download the full package (14 MB; best with Adobe Reader 9 or later)

The guide is also available in Arabic, French, Portuguese and Spanish.

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Friday
Jul012011

CAFE: Consortium Alignment Framework for Excellence (CAFE: Marco de Alineación del Consorcio para la Excelencia)

El Marco de Alineación del Consorcio para la Excelencia (CAFE) busca ayudar a Catholic Relief Services (CRS) y a sus socios, para mejorar su capacidad de conformar consorcios fuertes que respondan a la necesidades de los más vulnerables y para cumplir con los requisitos de los donantes, mientras se fortalece la relación entre ellos.

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Friday
Feb042011

CAFE : Consortium Alignment Framework for Excellence (Cadre pour la formation de consortiums d’excellence)

Un classeur conçu afin d’aider le personnel de CRS et les partenaires à améliorer leur capacité à former des consortiums solides qui répondent aux besoins des plus vulnérables et aux exigences des bailleurs de fonds, tout en renforçant les relations entre CRS et les partenaires. L'objectif du programme CAFE est de rendre les fonctions d'un consortium (gestion financière et administrative) efficaces et d’apporter un soutien aux objectifs du projet, aux besoins des communautes locales, et en respectant les souhaits des bailleurs de fonds. 

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Tuesday
May122009

Protocolo para las relaciones de cooperación solidaria con la Iglesia

El protocolo presenta lineamientos e ideas para construir relaciones y desarrollar visiones complementarias con la Iglesia, así como principios para fortalecer relaciones y mantener un diálogo estratégico.

Download the PDF in English (835 KB)
Download the PDF in French (613 KB)
Download the PDF in Spanish (841 KB)
Download the e-book for most e-readers (EPUB, 2.5 MB)
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Thursday
Jan082009

Consortium Alignment Framework for Excellence (CAFE)

A resource to help staff and partners make the managerial, financial, and administrative functions of a consortium effective, efficient, and supportive of project goals, community needs, and donor intent.

Download the PDF in English  (1.9 MB)
Download the PDF in French (2.7 MB)
Download the PDF in Spanish (2.7 MB)
Download the e-book for most e-readers (EPUB, 2.8 MB)
Download the Kindle edition (MOBI, 3.5 MB)
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Tuesday
May102005

The Partnership Toolbox

A guide to facilitating constructive discussion and dialogue with partners, based on the idea that partnership is a process and an ongoing journey.

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