course ID: 2021_cSPM

Strategic Project Management


The course will be an introduction on Project Cycle Management and the Logical Framework Approach. Besides Theoretical inputs participants will work in small groups on a provided case study and will develop a first draft of a health-related project. Facilitators will coach the students during this process.

Pre-recorded sessions will be made available always prior to a course day, so that the online time is reserved for in-depth discussions and feedback.


At the end of the course participants will:

  • Know about the basic principles of project cycle management (PCM) and strategic project management.
  • Have the first experiences with the Logical Framework Approach (LFA) and its utilization for writing a project proposal.


Health professionals with a basic knowledge of the functioniong of health systems. Experience in project planning/implementation would be an asset.

Pedagogical method:

Pre-recorded sessions as preparation; interactive discussions; facilitated small group work.

Axel Hoffmann

Deputy Head of Department Education and Training, Swiss TPH

Bernadette Peterhans

Unit Head Professional Postgraduate Teaching at the Department Education and Training, Swiss TPH

Adela Beriša – Fazlagić

EU Project Manager and PCM trainer, Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina