Running a Programme of Mobilizing Communities
by Phil Bartle, PhD
Dedicated to Gert Lüdeking
Hub of this Module (Introduction)
Documents Included in this Mobilization Management Module
What is Needed to Manage an Empowerment Programme?
Perhaps you are a co-ordinator of several mobilizers. Maybe you are a senior officer in a ministry that has a community development department. Possibly you are a mobilizer with the right to plan and manage your own field management. Perhaps you are an independent activist without any agency.
Whatever you situation, mobilization needs to be planned, managed and monitored. This module is aimed at helping you to plan and manage a mobilization programme. Several documents on this site provide guidelines for management, including two whole modules.
Participatory Management shows how standard tools of management can be used to increase valuable input of staff into the management decision making process.
Management Training shows how training sessions can be used to structure or restructure an organization.
This module looks specifically at some of the issues around managing (planning, co-ordinating, administering) a community empowerment programme.
Managing Mobilization, the core document for this module, explains some of the management issues related to running a mobilization programme. They include
Choosing a Community, for example, looks at the considerations that should be examined when choosing a community for empowerment intervention.
It may be used by a mobilizer in the field, by a manager of a programme of community development, or by a planner of a project that involves community participation.
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