Asian Institute of Poverty Alleviation

Training Programs

Asian Institute of Poverty Alleviation Training Programmes are designed in helping the Project Partners, Field leaders, Advocacy Specialists and Corporate Leaders to gain conceptual understanding, practical knowledge of both global and Asian situation, and process of building stakeholder consensus based on consultation, high impact research, and spirit of enterprise in establishing impact of development initiatives.

The training team helps leaders and practitioners to enhance skills, develop strategies and create innovative solutions.

Training Programmes:

  • Strategies for Development: Leveraging and Innovation
  • Gender Mainstreaming in Development Programmes
  • Sustainable Trade Strategies for Development (Asia Pacific Context): Insights for Economic Growth and Social Justice

Details of Training Programmes:

Strategies for Development: Leveraging and Innovation

The constant evolution of today’s economy associated with social, political and environmental situation demands that both public and private including civil society employ innovative strategic analysis and formulation in improving the quality of lives of poor citizens. All stakeholders must successfully navigate a constantly changing and complex environment to ensure that their collective effort help all stakeholders to resolve the challenges they face in implementing social and development programmes. They must recognize the unique challenges and opportunities each of their organization faces, and craft strategies that effectively leverage their partnership competencies. This programme adopts a practical, problem-solving approach to strategic issues and challenges. It introduces relevant concepts, analytical tools and their applications to real-world problems in a variety of social, economic, environment contexts. It also explores strategic initiatives that address issues of organizational performance within the Asia Pacific context.

Core Focus

  • Strategy frameworks: Key analytical tools in strategy formulation
  • Analyzing strategies, challenges, opportunities and competition in various social and economic environment
  • Managing pro-poor strategy, social dynamics and innovation
  • Balanced scorecard: Design, diagnostics and implementation
  • Strategies for growth: Alliances and Partnerships
  • Strategies for scaling up: Monitoring, impact assessment, breakthrough strategies and sustainability

Key Takeaways

  • An understanding of how to gain alignment between a organization’s strategy, the way in which it is organized, and the environment in which it competes.
  • Analytical tools for identifying and evaluating a organization’s strategy and its position in the social, economic, environment and development context.
  • Applicable frameworks for executing change management initiatives effectively

Who should attend?

This programme is designed for senior level development professionals, who have, or are about to take on, the strategic direction of their organization also responsible in building collaboration and partnerships with other stakeholders and groups.

Gender Mainstreaming in Development Programmes

The objective of the training programme is to enable development partners to acquire knowledge and sensitivity to gender related issues and to incorporate the same in programme design, planning implementation and monitoring both social and development contexts.

Core Focus

  • The historical underpinning of women's movements, gender issues and development
  • Understanding the concept of gender in social, development, environment hazard contexts
  • Concepts of stakeholder participation, ownership and sustainability
  • The social construction of gender and gender planning method
  • Women empowerment, autonomy and leadership
  • Women in education and development
  • Gender, Health and Economic issues
  • Gender mainstreaming in organizations, programmes and projects
  • Monitoring and evaluating gender programmes

Key takeaways

  • Strategies for building team, designing programmes for effective gender planning and leadership
  • Tools to define and communication for impact based advocacy, creativity and innovation
  • Methodologies to manage the complexities of group dynamics, including decision making, power, and conflict

Who should attend?

The programme is appropriate for development professionals who are responsible for the promotion of gender issues, rights of vulnerable, gender mainstreaming, policy advocacy, media advocacy, task forces, or autonomous work groups.

Sustainable Trade Strategies for Development (Asia Pacific Context): Insights for Economic Growth and Social Justice

Asia, home to 60% of the world’s population, has been growing faster than any other region in the world. It is rich in natural resources, and had the most advanced economy on earth for much of recorded history. However, businesses and trade have often struggled to understand and develop good strategies for breaking into and growing across Asia. Its wealth and potential varies widely across its region due to its vast size, and range of cultures, languages, government systems and business environments.

AIPA’s Corporate Community Innovative Fund ( CCI Fund ) aims to provide insights to corporate leaders and participants from Non Governmental Organizations ( NGOs) with an understanding of the competitive strategies for major markets, business and social dynamics across Asia –giving the edge to devise effective strategies , partnerships and collaboration to grow , expand its operations and services with a social provision of meeting the needs of stakeholders, protecting environment , respecting human rights and governance.

Core Focus

• The changing competitive landscape across Asia

• Strategic leadership in Asia: Managing resources and talents across cultures

• Strategies to harness Asian innovation

• Navigating legal, social and business environments in Asia

• Growth and development strategies: Challenges and opportunities

• Integrating sustainability into Asia strategy, Social partnership, community wellbeing, peace and value creation in Asia

Key Takeaways

  • Developing proper landscape for building social strategy within the frame work of core business
  • Effective understanding the process of engaging with communities
  • Strategies for sustainability
  • Innovation for market and eco-system
  • Building partnerships with Government and Non Governmental Organizations
  • Managing multi-stakeholder’s partnerships and leveraging partners’ assets to mitigate common challenges

Who should attend?

This programme is tailored to senior level personnel engaged in Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability responsible for shaping the direction, mission, policies, and major programmes of their business organizations and leaders of non- governmental organizations who are aiming to build partnership with business community.

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