FDM worked with four Tibetan NGOs to develop their strategic plan, assessed their organisation policies and provided training on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. All four NGOs work for the betterment of Tibetan people and Himalayan people by providing language classes, preserving their culture and improving the living condition of displaced Tibetans by providing income generating skills through education and skills development training. Partnership venture between Himalayan Roots to Fruits and Lutheran World Federation, Nepal Program had funded the assignment. For this assignment, FDM conducted series of workshop, consultative meetings with staff, board members, donors, beneficiaries and other stakeholders associated with these NGOs.
In 2011, FDM, in partnership with Alliance for Social Mobilization, continued the long-term agreement with UNDP for the supervision of training services on effective aid management and coordination. With financial support from UNDP, Denmark, and DFID, the project Developing Capacities for Effective Aid Management and Coordination aided the Government of Nepal in conducting comprehensive capacity assessment of national capacities for aid coordination and management focusing on central and pilot line ministries. According to the key capacity gaps identified, FDM designed and delivered two courses on Negotiation Skills and Technical Skills, which were attended by middle level government officers.
FDM conducted a training need assessment of PFM staffs under its Strengthening Public Financial Management Systems Project. The main objective of the study was to conduct training need assessment of PFM staff of Government of Nepal (GoN) and provide suggestions on structural reform measures in order to enhance their capacity for effective public financial management system. In addition, the study looked at the adequacy of the training institutions for PFM related areas and make suggestions on alternative institutes.
FDM conducted a training on 'Managing Yourself and Others Effectively' for the employees of PrimeLife Insurance to enhance their managerial effectiveness and motivational level. PrimeLife Insurance has carved a niche for itself in the insurance sector and currently operates with five regional offices, twenty-three branches and numerous sub-offices. With the increasing branches and services, the need for enhancing the capacities of the employees has been evident. The training has been covering various issues related to effective management such as motivation, self-development, and impact of motivation on organizational performance, among others.
A performance gap study to identify and support capacity development strategy for Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) was conducted by FDM. AEPC is a national level executing agency for renewable energy sector in Nepal. With the mission of making renewable energy a mainstream resource by increasing its access to improve people’s living conditions, AEPC has been implementing the NRREP, a five years programme for promotion and dissemination of renewable energy technology. The main purpose of the study was to identify the performance gap of AEPC staff and to enhance their capacity by identifying appropriate training's and other capacity needs and provide necessary recommendations to improve the capacity and knowledge gaps.