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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

 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

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

 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 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

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

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

INTRODUCTIONResult based monitoring and evaluation helps observe the results achieved throughout the project term. This five-day course focuses on bringing in accountability of monitoring and evaluation for ensuring project completion on time within budgeted costs.COURSE OBJECTIVESRecognizing the elements for the planning of Monitoring and Evaluation systems.Identify national and firm projects and programs to be implementedIdentify the different stakeholders and their roles.Define key results and develop a logic model to show how they are connected.Develop indicators and obtain data.Design a system to gather, store, transmit and use information.Anticipate and overcome challenges...

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

INTRODUCTIONWater is a key driver of economic and social development while it has a basic function in maintaining the integrity of the natural environment. Managers whether in government or private sectors have to make difficult decisions to apportion the diminishing water supplies with the ever increasing demands. Drivers such as demographic and climatic changes further increase stress on water resources. The traditional fragmented approach is no longer viable and a more holistic approach to water management is essential. This training is therefore designed to aid in the management of water resources in a more efficient, equitable and sustainable ways.DURATION daysWHO SHOULD AT...

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

INTRODUCTIONMonitoring and evaluation (M&E) skills are fundamental to the process of designing and implementing programs that impact human beings positively, analyzing and using data, and conducting advocacy for human rights-based programs. In order to build the capacity of M&E professionals who are actively engaged in the human rights sector, this two weeks programme will provide hands-on training in M&E systems and the application of M&E data to decision making in human rights programming. The workshop offers intensive training that will cover the fundamental concepts and tools for M&E in human rights programmes.DURATION10 daysLEARNING OBJECTIVESMonitor programme inputs, proce...

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

INTRODUCTIONFood insecurity and disasters are directly related; therefore, institutions dealing with food and nutrition security should be prepared for such adversities and device means to respond. Relief aid institutions also play part in maintenance of food and nutrition security in emergencies by providing relief aid. Food aid is all about providing food and related assistance to tackle hunger, either in emergency situations, or to help with deeper, longer-term hunger alleviation and achieve food security. Thus, this training programme is designed to enable participants to gain skills on how to prepare, measure, and respond to nutrition emergencies to sustain food security.DU...

  • Workshop
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 11/02/2019 and 11/02/2019
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONFood security exists when all people have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life at all times.  Food insecurity, on the other hand, is part of a continuum that includes hunger (food deprivation), malnutrition (deficiencies, imbalances, or excesses of nutrients), and famine. This training program is therefore designed to act as a guide on how to ensure access to safe and quality food is one of the human rights as well as a sustainable development goal.DURATION5 daysWHO SHOULD ATTEND?This course is intended for various actors in Agriculture Extension (Agricu...

  • Workshop
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 11/02/2019
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONAgribusiness finance plays a key role in setting up an agribusiness enterprise being a major factor of production. Therefore; this training explores the use of specific management tools to improve decision-making within an agribusiness firm so as to ensure effective sourcing and application of financial resources.Agricultural risk management, on the other hand, is fundamental as it determines the rate at which an enterprise is to thrive and even last in the market. The aims of this training is to help participants realize their long-term organizational goals and objectives which are profit maximization which can only be achieved through cost minimization and output m...

  • Workshop
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 11/02/2019 and 15/02/2019
  • KSh 1,050
  • Per day

INTRODUCTIONIncreasing food demands due to high rates of population growth and major changes in political and economic and social systems have created an urgent need to develop new and revise many existing agricultural systems and practices. With climate change being a common global phenomenon, humanity continues to grapple with its effects among them being food insecurity, drought, and famine. Agriculture is essentially a spatial phenomenon which is not independent of location.The three determinants of food security are availability, access, stability, and utilization. Food availability is associated with geographical and agricultural determinants of each area, such as domestic...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 11/02/2019, 04/03/2019, and 01/04/2019
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

Livelihood security can be promoted through improving the diversity and security of resources, skills, and technologies that are available to agricultural communities. This five day training event, which takes place at the Versed Training Facilities, is therefore intended to enable individuals, households, communities, and countries build resilience so as to strengthen their ability to manage change by maintaining or transforming their living standards in the face of disaster, without compromising their long-term prospects. Resilience is about saving lives and improving livelihoods at a time of increasing disasters and humanitarian crises. If you're looking for a job that will a...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 18/02/2019 and 18/02/2019
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

INTRODUCTION This course offers an introduction to GIS and how it is used in public health and epidemiological research. It will introduce participants to the basics including: working with and integrating spatial and non-spatial data; geographic scale and spatial precision; decoding; visualization; thematic mapping; and understanding spatial relationships. Specific skills and tools will be introduced in relation to assessing exposure to a range of environmental risks, and a particular focus will be given to methods for spatial linkage of exposure, contextual and confounder information for epidemiological or health risk assessment studies.WHO SHOULD ATTENDPublic health practitio...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 1 weeks
  • Start Date: 18/02/2019 and 18/03/2019
  • $ 1,050
  • Per week

INTRODUCTIONThe aim of this course is to provide both a solid theoretical understanding and a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of geographic information systems and remote sensing technologies for the analysis and solution of different water and environmental problems.WHO SHOULD ATTEND?The course is designed for professionals (engineers and scientists) active in the water/environmental sector, especially those involved in planning and management of water systems as well as numerical modeling. Prerequisites are a basic knowledge of computing and water related topics.DURATION5 daysCOURSE OBJECTIVESUpon completion, the participant should be able to:Gain a sound funda...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 25/02/2019, 25/03/2019, and 22/04/2019
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

This five day training has been designed to impart upon participants the necessary practical skills to use GIS to overcome the major challenges faced in all phases of disaster management. Taken at the Versed Training Facility, this course will allow students to finish with a basic knowledge in the software, which can then be applied to DRM, sustainable development and corporate development and ensures that they'll be able to introduce new geospatial information in a GIS, process it, perform an analysis, and finally create a graphical output of the results. The rapid population growth and urbanisation in Kenya, combined with extreme climatic events, is causing a swift increase in...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 25/02/2019 and 25/03/2019
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONA value chain can is a set of linked activities that work to add value to a product. It consists of actors and actions that improve a product while linking commodity producers to processor sand markets. In agriculture, this includes activities such as product design, production, marketing, distribution and support services up to the final consumer.A market linkage is comprised of one or more organizations that facilitate end to end integration of the entire supply chain, it provides necessary infrastructure, supply inputs, provide capacity building and by back the finished products This training programme is therefore designed to help the farmers and all other stakeh...

  • Workshop
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 25/02/2019
  • $ 1,050
  • Total