Rural Development Support Program

Training and OD support services

Basic Development Skills

Understanding Poverty & Development

Church Social Teachings

Needs Assessments

Communication Skills

Group Skills

Conflict Resolution Skills


Organisational Management

Roles & Responsibilities of Management Committees

Effective management committees

Problem Solving & Decision Making Skills

Conflict Resolution Skills


Leadership & Management

Understanding the concepts of leadership & management

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People (Licensed by the Franklin Covey Institute)

Effective leadership & management


Management Policies & Systems


Staff Recruitment Policy

Employment Contracts & Job descriptions

Staff Policies including grievance & disciplinary procedures, performance appraisals etc



Basic & Advanced Planning Tools

Strategic Planning

Logical Framework


Sustainability & Impact

What is sustainability?

Improving an organisation’s sustainability

How to measure & monitor results & impact

Sustainable Livelihoods Approach


Administration Report Writing

Time Management

Developing & Maintaining Filing Systems

Basic Office Administration Systems


Financial Management


Basic Bookkeeping

Financial Policies

Financial Management Tools & Systems


Organisational Development & Training Skills

Organisational Development Theory

How to prepare an organisational development process

How to facilitate organisational development processes – styles, techniques and working with conflict

How to facilitate: an evaluation process, a planning process & an organisational structuring process

How adults learn

The history of training in the NGO sector

How to facilitate training

Presentation Skills


Fund Raising

Introduction to Fund Raising

Community Fund Raising

Raising Funds from Funding Agencies

Writing Funding Proposals

Developing a Fund Raising Strategy

Database of Funders


HIV/AIDS & Development

Exploring personal responses to HIV/AIDS

What does HIV/AIDS mean for my organisation & community?

Possible responses to HIV/AIDS

Managing HIV/AIDS programmes



Internal Participatory Evaluation Techniques

External Evaluation Techniques

Impact Assessment

Developing Indicators 

10 Tuin Plein

Cape Town - 8001

 Registered PBO

Non-Profit Organisation 010-190NPO

PBO # 930001418

To contact us:

Tel: +27 21 462-4555

Fax: +27 21 465-8338

Office Manager - Eugene Jackson

Director - Gardie Judge

Development Director - Rosanne Shields

Rural Development Support Program