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Versed Professional Services


About this center

Versed Professional Services is a limited company under the laws of Kenya, with its head office in Nairobi. The organisation has a wide range of experience working with development partners in capacity building in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Caribbean and provides a depth of collective technical expertise and experiences, as well as a demonstrated ability to work in a variety of cultural settings. Their engagement with clients is results-oriented and hands on, enabling partners and participants to learn and apply the skills gained on conclusion of the programme, which enhances objective realisation and achievement of targets in the workplace. VPS offers courses in a number of areas including Monitoring and Evaluation Training, Cross Thematic Training, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Training and Research and Systems workshops to meet all needs and requirements. 

VPS is passionate about empowering individuals, organisations, and societies through addressing capacity gaps in an effort to increase their coping ability during calamity and enhancing their resilience afterwards in their efforts to respond and reconstruct. This is in line with the institution's vision of creating a world that possesses a competent, adaptable, and dedicated workforce that can meet and address evolving development needs and challenges. Through it all, VPS steadfastly stands alongside its mission which is to provide world-class training programmes and services that increase employees' on the job productivity, thereby aiding them in playing their role in developing their organisation, society, and the world. 

VPS offers:

  • Customisable individual and group training workshops. 
  • Transparent, honest, and ethical interactions with employees, clients, consumers, suppliers, and the public. 
  •  A flexible organisation that is willing to learn, create new ideas, and adapt to new environments and client needs. 
  • An exceptional client experience over the entire duration of the engagement. 
  • Affordable workshop packages that includes tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits. 

At the centre of VPS is their strong and loyal customer relationships. All of their decisions are taken with the customer in focus so that they are able to stay true to their mission of delivering ever-increasing value in the markets they serve. 

Details

Training Center
78 Courses

Center Locations

Location NameAddress 1Address 2Post CodeCityProvinceCountry
Six Eighty HotelNairobi KneyaNairobiNairobiKenya
Appleton Resort, Westlands NairobiWestlands, Nairobi +254NairobiNairobiKenya
Versed Professional Services1st Floor, Utumishi Coop House, Mamlaka Road off Nyerere Road Nairobi, Kenya+254NairobiNairobiKenya

Courses List

This five day course has been designed to teach students how to collect, manage, and analyse project data using mobile devices. Held at the Versed Training Facility, this small training programme provides a supportive and welcoming learning environment to provide participants with the tools and techniques required to gather data for projects using an innovative Mobile Data Gathering Technology. The course also comes with additional M&E and GIS modules to help students put these skills into practice. Mobile-Phone Based Data Collection using ODK has been acknowledged world wide by researches, non-governmental organisations, relief agencies, and health ministries, among other organ...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 01/10/2017
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONThe data processing is responsible for manual editing and coding of questionnaires, data entry, computer editing and tabulation of products like the population database for all Surveys and Censuses. The data processing division has established its editing, coding and data entry in different spaces of place. The Census and Survey Processing System (CSPro) is a tool for entering, editing, tabulating and disseminating data from surveys and censuses. This training is very practical consisting of demonstrations, practical exercises and tests.WHO SHOULD ATTEND?This is an introductory course aimed at researchers, demographers, data managers, data processing coordinators/sup...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 01/10/2017
  • $ 1,050

This five day training course aims to build the capacity of participants in quality data management and analysis using NVivo qualitative software. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this course provides a comprehensive and welcoming learning environment in which participants learn to simplify their qualitative research process by applying technology tools in their approach to data analysis to ease the complexity of the research process. If we want to broaden or deepen our understanding of how things came to be the way they are in our social world, qualitative research has no substitute. However, the systematic and rigorous preparation and analysis of this data is ...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 01/11/2017
  • $ 1,050

This five day training course is designed to introduce participants to Stata and its uses for statistical analysis. Held at the Versed Training Facility, this course provides an overview of the software's statistical, graphical, and data management capabilities, and teaches individuals how to change the shape of their data, transforming variables, produce and edit graphic, produce maps, create summary statistics and cross -tabulations. It's ideal for participants with elementary knowledge of Statistics in Agriculture, Economics, Food Security, Education and Nutrition. The effective management of data within any organisation has grown in importance in recent years, which is why o...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 01/11/2017
  • $ 1,050

INTRODUCTIONData collection and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) have always been an integral parts of development work. In the past, these tasks were performed with paper and pen, which made them prone to error, difficult to conduct on a large scale, and high in transaction costs.ICT tools such as mobile devices and software that allows users to create surveys, collect, manage and upload data to storage facilities in real-time, have reduced the conventional challenges associated with remote data collection and M&E.If you have always wanted to learn how to collect, manage and analyze project data using mobile devices, this training course is for you. This training course also com...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 01/11/2017
  • $ 1,050

This five day training programme is designed to provide participants with a practical application of the statistical component of IBM SPSS Statistics when it comes to research, data management, tabulations and statistical analysis. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this programme provides an interactive and welcoming environment in which learners will review several statistical techniques, gain an understanding of when and why to use these various techniques, as well as how to apply them with confidence, interpret their output, and graphically display the results. Organisations of all sizes and scales, across nearly every industry, now utilise systems and process...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 01/11/2017
  • $ 800
  • Total

This ten day training course seeks to enhance the skills of participants using both qualitative and quantitative research approaches when undertaking any projects, programmes, research, and feasibility studies. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, the training will cover ways to undertake research with a particular attention to collecting and analysing both qualitative and quantitative data, the use of Information Technology for data collection (Mobile Based Data Collection using ODK), data management analysis, and interpretation of empirical results. The focus of this training is therefore to enable participants to learn how to use Stata for qualitative data manage...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 01/11/2017
  • $ 2,100
  • Total

This five day training course will provide participants with the ability to put in place all the pieces required for a mobile data collection system. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this course provides a supportive and conducive learning environment to help individuals learn how to streamline the data collection process using ODK and Mapping by replacing traditional paper forms with electronic forms that allow text, numeric data, GPS, photo, video, barcodes, and audio uploads to an online server. Mobile-Phone Based Data Collection using ODK has been acknowledged world wide by researchers, non-governmental organisations, relief agencies, and health ministries, ...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • $ 600
  • Total

 INTRODUCTIONParticipatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) Training is designed to recognize and include communities as important stakeholders in data collection and evaluation. It expands the notion of accountability to answer not only whether organizations are fulfilling the terms of the funding they receive, but also whether they are fulfilling the needs and goals of the communities they serve. PM&E requires including community voices in monitoring and evaluation, and building the capacity of community members to become active partners in this process. This training aims to enhance the use of Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation (PM&E) for Development Projects/ProgrammesWHO...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Start Date: 09/04/2018
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAININGManaging a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 2 more)
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 18/08/2018 (and 2 more)
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

This five day training workshop provides participants with knowledge on the best practices for record management within the workplace. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this course offers an interactive, fun, and welcoming space in which learners are introduced to the responsibilities of record keepers and managers working in the private sector, government, and non-profit environments, including the theoretical principles, methodologies, and practical administration of such programmes. In this day and age of technology, redundancy processes, and duplicate copies of information, record management has become a critical practice that all organisations must follow in...

  • Vocational Training
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 18/08/2018
  • $ 600
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONThis course is designed to equip participants with gender mainstreaming skills for better management of community-based development programmes. The course will further provide participants with a concrete ‘step-by-step’ approach including hints and guidelines for developing and implementing a successful project from a gender-based perspective in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs.In this course, several issues and problem areas of project management for innovation will be covered. Particular attention will be paid to delivering products and services with speed and quality. Special emphasis will be placed on the importance of the project “users” ...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 18/08/2018
  • KSh 105,000

 INTRODUCTIONMonitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) are part of everyday programme management and are critical to the success of all programmes. MEAL technical quality is very important across a portfolio of projects. Without an effective MEAL system we would be unable to track progress, make adjustments, discover unplanned effects of programmes, or judge the impact that we have made on the lives of those with whom we are working. A MEAL system also helps individuals and teams to be accountable to stakeholders through information sharing and developing a complaints or feedback mechanism which can help to guide programme implementation. This training introduc...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 2 more)
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 18/08/2018 (and 2 more)
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

Training on Effective Monitoring & Evaluation for Public and Donor-Funded programmesINTRODUCTIONThis training introduces key principles and practices in the management, monitoring, and evaluation of international development projects, and equips participants with project management, Monitoring, and Evaluation training blends planning and management principles with skill development related to data collection and analysis.FOR WHOM IS THIS TRAINING INTENDED?This training is intended for Project Management Officials, government officials, department heads and program managers; policy makers and program implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, U...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 18/08/2018
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

This five day training course is designed to build the capacity and commitment of participants to undertake programmes that are targeted towards eradicating gender-based violence (GBV) and to assist them in developing a new movement for gender equality. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this course offers an interactive and supportive learning environment in which key areas are examined including the concept of gender, violence against women, sexuality, and human rights. It further seeks to explore the impact of GBV on various sectors of development such as education, health, and agricultural development. Gender Based Violence is a major public health problem in ...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 18/08/2018
  • $ 600
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONThis training follows a systematic process of introduction to Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach. By the end of the training, the participants should be able to understand project cycle management, how to use the tools, and have basic skills in using the Logical Framework Approach in the management of projects and programmes.DURATION5 DaysWHO IS THE TRAINING INTENDED FOR?The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activitiesTRAINING CONTENTModule 1Introduction to PCM-LFAWhat is a Project?Project Cycle ManagementThe EU Project CyclePCM and LFABa...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 1 more)
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 18/08/2018 (and 1 more)
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

This five day training course will provide participants with a practical guide for using a geographic information system (GIS) integrated with Monitoring and Evaluation to improve the effectiveness and communications of results to management and funding partners. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this course provides a supportive and welcoming learning environment in which learners are provided with the tools and techniques required to sort data for projects using the innovative GIS technology. The course also comes with additional M&E and GIS modules to help students put these skills into practice. The use of GIS for monitoring and evaluation purposes of various...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 18/08/2018
  • $ 600
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONMonitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) are part of everyday programme management and are critical to the success of all programmes. MEAL technical quality is very important across a portfolio of projects. Without an effective MEAL system we would be unable to track progress, make adjustments, discover unplanned effects of programmes, or judge the impact that we have made on the lives of those with whom we are working. A MEAL system also helps individuals and teams to be accountable to stakeholders through information sharing and developing a complaints or feedback mechanism which can help to guide programme implementation. This training introduce...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 18/08/2018
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONThis training follows a systematic process of introduction to Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach. By the end of the training, the participants should be able to understand project cycle management, how to use the tools, and have basic skills in using the Logical Framework Approach in the management of projects and programmes.DURATION5 DaysWHO IS THE TRAINING INTENDED FOR?The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activitiesTRAINING CONTENTModule 1Introduction to PCM-LFAWhat is a Project?Project Cycle ManagementThe EU Project CyclePCM and LFABa...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 1 more)
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 18/08/2018 (and 1 more)
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

 INTRODUCTIONThis training follows a systematic process of introduction to Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach. By the end of the training, the participants should be able to understand project cycle management, how to use the tools, and have basic skills in using the Logical Framework Approach in the management of projects and programmes.DURATION5 DaysWHO IS THE TRAINING INTENDED FOR?The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activitiesTRAINING CONTENTModule 1Introduction to PCM-LFAWhat is a Project?What is a Project?Project Cycle ManagementThe EU Project...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 1 more)
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 18/08/2018 (and 1 more)
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total