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Kimon Schneider: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2020

NameMr Kimon Schneider
Address
Professur für Entwicklungsökonomie
ETH Zürich, CLD B 5
Clausiusstrasse 37
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
E-mailkimon.schneider@nadel.ethz.ch
DepartmentHumanities, Social and Political Sciences
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
865-0000-01LPlanning and Monitoring of Projects
Only for CAS in Development and Cooperation students, as well as specialists with at least 24 months of practical experience in international cooperation.

ETH doctoral students working on topics related to poverty reduction in low- and middle income countries may also be admitted.

Registration only through the NADEL administration office.
2 credits3GK. Schneider
AbstractThe course provides a deeper understanding of the methodological foundations of results-oriented planning and steering of development projects. Together with the participants, we reflect on the situation-specific application of instruments for project planning and the development of a monitoring system, which makes it possible, in complex contexts, to adapt and steer projects.
ObjectiveThe course participants are able to describe the process of project planning using the correct technical terminology, to initiate an analysis of the initial situation and possible development scenarios, to elaborate a monitoring system, and to adaptively steer the implementation of projects.
Content- Basic concepts of result-oriented project management
- Instruments and resources for project planning, including the elaboration of a "logframe matrix"
- Instruments and resources for project monitoring, and for the development of a monitoring system, including indicators to assess objectives achievement and steer the project
- "Alternatives" to the logframe in project management
Prerequisites / NoticeStudents of the course must fulfill requirements specified on the homepage of NADEL.
865-0002-00LMigration: A Challenge for Development Cooperation
Only for MAS/CAS in Development and Cooperation students, as well as specialists with at least 24 months of practical experience in international cooperation.

ETH doctoral students working on topics related to poverty reduction in low- and middle income countries may also be admitted.

ETH MA/MSc students apply with a letter of motivation to the NADEL administration office.

Registration only through the NADEL administration office.
1 credit2GK. Schneider, L. Hensgen
AbstractAn estimated 250 million people are currently living outside countries of origin - voluntarily as migrants or involuntarily as refugees. The course explores the role that international cooperation can play in promoting the positive aspects of migration and in reducing the negative consequences.
ObjectiveCourse participants have improved understanding of the following issues:
- Definition of migration concepts and terms, including migrants, refugees, IDPs
- The geography of migration flows
- The evolving concept of “migration and development”
- International organizations and their strategies and activities in terms of migration
ContentToday's migration movements are initiated in the countries of origin through different causes, whether political, social, economic, or natural. Although the concept of migration is negatively connoted for many people, international migration has a positive impact on both the countries of origin and the recipient countries. In addition to the transfer of goods and capital, it can also be understood as part of the increasing globalization process.
865-0044-00LEvaluation of Projects
Only for MAS/CAS in Development and Cooperation students, as well as specialists with at least 24 months of practical experience in international cooperation.

ETH doctoral students working on topics related to poverty reduction in low- and middle income countries may also be admitted.

Registration only through the NADEL administration office.
2 credits3GK. Schneider, F. Brugger
AbstractThe course deals with different approaches and types of evaluations within the framework of development projects. The participants acquire knowledge and skills for the use of methods for the analysis of project processes and results and their use in project management. In order to deepen the understanding, practical project examples are focused on.
ObjectiveThe course enables to plan and manage evaluation processes effectively and efficiently.
Content- Purpose, design and implementation of evaluations
- Evaluation Standards
- Advantages and disadvantages of different evaluation methods
- Quality assurance and implementation of evaluation results
Prerequisites / NoticeStudents of the course must fulfil requirements specified on the homepage of NADEL. Electronic registration may be done only after registration with NADEL secretariate.
865-0100-01LPlanning and Monitoring of Projects
Only for MAS in Development and Cooperation students.

Registration only through the NADEL administration office.
1 credit2GK. Schneider, F. Brugger, L. B. Nilsen
AbstractThe course provides a deeper understanding of the methodological foundations of results-oriented planning and steering of development projects, with focus on complexity, uncertainty, and project management.
ObjectiveThe course participants are able to reflect upon experiences from the project assignment and to deepen his/her knowledge related to selected aspects of planning and monitoring of projects.
Content• Review of the project cycle and planning of projects
• Complexity and uncertainty
• Leadership and management
Prerequisites / NoticeStudents of the course must fulfill requirements specified on the homepage of NADEL.