Training on Gender Sensitive Management




23rd-27thJan 2023


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25th-29th Sept 2023


23rd-27th Oct 2023


4th -8th Dec 2023


In many developing countries, women are viewed as second-class citizens. Even though women often have a heavier workload as caretakers of the home, they have very little influence or authority in their house and communities. This unbalanced societal power often leads to fewer opportunities for women for education and work, and can also lead to domestic abuse. This Gender Sensitive Management Training course is designed to open up communications between the sexes to bring mutual understanding and respect of each other’s’ roles. The program starts with employing local experts on gender issues who have a clear understanding of the problem within the current social and cultural context to help create and lead training sessions. These sessions facilitate discussions that highlight positive practices between men and women, and expose areas that need improved understanding. Staring in two groups and later coming together in one discussion, both genders discuss the various roles, expectations, and the importance of both genders. Participants also have the chance to share experiences when they have felt empowered or dis-empowered, and how those experiences relate to their own personal role within their households and society. Finally, brainstorming sessions are led to consider what changes could be made to foster an environment of respect, dignity, and understanding for both genders.


By the end of this training the participants should be able to understand:

  • ·         Define the role of gender in organizations and in the society
  • ·         Identify gender inequality and develop solutions towards balance of genders in development work
  • ·         Develop gender sensitive project implementation frameworks 
  • ·         Streamline gender in organizations 
  • ·         Outline the role and space of gender in in organizations and the society
  • ·         Develop gender sensitive Systems 
  • ·         Build and nature gender sensitivity management 


5 days


This course targets: 

  • ·         Gender activists 
  • ·         Social workers 
  • ·         Community development officers 
  • ·         Social scientists and researchers 
  • ·         Gender and Community development policy makers 
  • ·         Income generation programme officials 
  • ·         Managers in organizations
  • ·         Non-Governmental Organizations


Module 1: Introduction to Gender Sensitive Management

  • ·         What is gender sensitive management
  • ·         Define and outline the concept of gender
  • ·         Identify and addressing the function of gender in management

Module 2: Gender Mainstreaming

  • ·         Meaning of gender mainstreaming
  • ·         History of gender mainstreaming
  • ·         Concept of gender mainstreaming
  • ·         Gender mainstreaming in specific sectors
  • ·         Gender mainstreaming in sustainable development goals
  • ·         Best practices of gender mainstreaming

Module 3: Stakeholder analysis in management

  • ·         Mentoring stakeholders on how to mainstream gender in management
  • ·         Training management stakeholders in gender sensitivity 
  • ·         Gender sensitive human resources management
  • ·         Ensuring that stakeholders are gender responsive

Module 4: Implementation of Gender Sensitive Management

  • ·         Integrating gender indicators in organization operations
  • ·         Mobilizing gender balanced participation in management
  • ·         Developing a gender sensitive policy framework in management 
  • ·         Gender sensitive management processes 
  • ·         Streamlining gender in development work
  • ·         Gender neutral planning and management 
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