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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
47 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

INTRODUCTIONAgriculture is central to the livelihoods of the rural poor and in the attainment of suitable development goals; gender equality further plays a crucial role in the achievement of these goals. However, gender differences arising from the socially constructed relationships between men and women affect the distribution of resources between them and cause many disparities in development. Consequently; gender issues must be addressed because agriculture can be the engine of growth that is necessary to reduce food insecurity and rural poverty. This training course is therefore intended to help participants address gender issues and integrate gender-responsive actions in t...

  • Workshop
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 20/10/2018, 12/11/2018, and 12/11/2018
  • $ 1,050
  • 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, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 22/10/2018, 19/11/2018, and 25/02/2019
  • KSh 105,000
  • 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 introduc...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 22/10/2018, 04/02/2019, and 04/03/2019
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONFarmer field school (FFS) is a group-based learning process that brings together concepts and methods from agroecology, experiential education and community development. It also involves regular field observations and group analysis. It is a major undertaking towards the realization of sustainable agriculture as it helps farmers make their own locally specific decisions about crop management practices. Special group activities encourage learning from peers, and strengthen communicative skills and team building. This training course is therefore intended to help participants to design and implement Farmer Field Schools as an extension practice to promote organic farmi...

  • Workshop
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 12/11/2018, 18/03/2019, and 18/03/2019
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONThe agriculture sector plays an important role towards rural development which in turn plays a vital role towards economic development being one of the major sources of income in developing countries. It is a major creator of jobs and plays a key role towards the realization of food security in any particular nation. This training program is intended to help the participants embrace agribusiness enterprise development to promote rural development, economic development and act a means to sustain their livelihoods.DURATION5 daysWHO SHOULD ATTEND?This course is intended for various Experts in Agriculture; Extension Officers, Agricultural officials and Decision makers wo...

  • Workshop
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 12/11/2018, 04/03/2019, and 04/03/2019
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

This five day course is designed to expose participants to the basic features of GIS and how the modern technology is being used in the real world to support problem solving and decision making. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this workshop provides a fun and interactive environment in which participants will perform a number of functions including creating and managing spatial databases, producing well-designed maps, and undertaking spatial data analysis so that they'll be able to confidently apply these skills in their respective organisations. GIS has become an increasingly important tool in many spheres of our daily lives including in environmental manageme...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 12/11/2018 and 03/12/2018
  • $ 800
  • 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 and Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 26/11/2018 and 25/02/2019
  • 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’...

  • Vocational Training
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 03/12/2018 and 18/03/2019
  • $ 2,100
  • Total

 INTRODUCTIONThis training introduces students to both the social and technical aspects of digital mapping. Students will learn fundamental concepts and techniques in cartography and GIS, including file types, data classification, projections and coordinate systems and elementary analytical techniques in a range of desktop and web-based mapping platforms. In addition to providing the fundamental technical competencies necessary to create maps, students will develop the critical awareness required to effectively communicate complex social processes through maps. COURSE CONTENTWEEK 1Module 1: Introduction to new maps plus, cartography and GIS, and creating maps in QGISGain a basic...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 10/12/2018, 14/01/2019, 11/02/2019, and 11/03/2019
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONThis 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, University Researchers among others.TRAINING DURATION10 days.TRAINING CONTENTModule 1...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 10/12/2018, 21/01/2019, and 18/03/2019
  • 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, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 07/01/2019, 04/02/2019, and 04/03/2019
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONCrime analysis is a law enforcement function that involves systematic analysis for identifying and analyzing patterns and trends in crime and disorder. Information on patterns can help law enforcement agencies deploy resources in a more effective manner, and assist detectives in identifying and apprehending suspects.The training is meant to synthesize current concepts mostly of Geographical Information systems and mapping and technological advancements in the field of crime analysis.DURATION5 DaysWHO SHOULD ATTEND?The training is meant for persons majorly on law enforcementTRAINING OBJECTIVESAt the end of the training, the participants will have a deep understanding ...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 14/01/2019, 11/02/2019, and 11/03/2019
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

 INTRODUCTIONThis course is technically designed to suit professionals in the job market through imparting practical skills on how to use GIS to overcome the major challenges faced during phases of a disease outbreak, surveillance, and monitoring.Participants will acquire hands-on skills in the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) as a tool to capture, store, analyze, manage, and visualize disease cases data that is geographically linked.WHO SHOULD ATTEND?The course is targeted at professionals who require knowledge and skills on the use of GIS and RS in their organization in the field of risk management. Participants are welcome from a broad range of organizations includi...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 14/01/2019, 18/02/2019, and 11/03/2019
  • KSh 105,000

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, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 04/02/2019, 04/03/2019, and 01/04/2019
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

This five day training workshop has been designed to equip participants with strategies to realise food security, reduce climate change effects in agriculture, as well as reduce the contribution of the agriculture sector to climate change presently and in the future. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, the course is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercises, and group work to ensure that learners can immediately put into practice all of their new knowledge and skills to contribute effectively to their organisation. Food security and climate change are two major global challenges humanity is fa...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 04/02/2019 and 04/02/2019
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONAs natural resource managers—biologists, botanists, ecologists, environmental regulators, hydrologists, planners, miners, petroleum engineers, foresters, and farmers—you rely on the analytical power of GIS for help in making critical decisions as you manage the earth's resources.There is no simple answer to our environmental and natural resource concerns, but whether you are restoring habitats, planting crops, drilling for oil, or monitoring endangered species there is increasing optimism that the application of GIS tools will help us become a more sustainable planet.WHO SHOULD ATTEND?Biologists, botanists, ecologists, Foresters, NGO staff, Government officials in en...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 04/02/2019, 04/03/2019, and 01/04/2019
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total