In the past decade, CSD has rolled out over 40 cascade trainings. Under this methodology, a large number of people are trained in the shortest possible time where Centre for Sustainable Development not only provides training services but also takes care of all the logistical arrangements.
These types of roll-outs have been possible because the firm has a network of associate trainers in all districts of Pakistan who can conduct trainings in local languages and according to cultural context. The firm also has avery strong Admin Department who manages the logistical aspect of these trainings.
⦁ Organizational Development
⦁ Administrative Management
⦁ Project Cycle Management (PCM)
⦁ DRR, and Resilience Building Trainings
⦁ Monitoring & Evaluation(M&E) Training
⦁ Entrepreneur & Skills Development Trainings
⦁ Emergency Response Training
⦁ Community Capacity Building Training
Research and Monitoring
Research monitoring and evaluation is a growing expertise of CSD. We offer customized studies based on client’s specific needs. CSD research evaluation and monitoring team includes internationally certified assessors who have competencies in designing research instruments and evaluation tools. The firm has a senior panel of monitoring experts and a field team of trained research associates and enumerators in all major districts of Pakistan who have expertise in conducting KIIs, FGDs and household interviews.The firm specializes in designing and conducting research programs related to:
⦁ Program evaluations
⦁ Baseline surveys
⦁ Mapping, and scoping studies
⦁ Market assessments
⦁ Specially designed surveys
⦁ Project monitoring
Material Design, Research and Development
Center for Sustainable Development has expertise in Material design and offers this as a service to a wide range of clients. As both stand-alone projects as well as integrated within the organizations’ projects. CSD has gained national and international acclaim for this service. The organization has decades of experience of designing need-based training programs for a range of audiences including semi to non-literate persons from community, development field staff and professionals.
A typical CSD-designed training curriculum is developed by an in-house team of curriculum-design professionals in collaboration with relevant technical experts. The Material Design team at CSD comprises of Content Experts, Instructional Designers, Graphics Team, Illustrator, Animators and Translator. A curriculum design package includes a step-by-step instruction manual for trainers, a visualized, illustrated and colorful handbook for participants as well as a range of supporting material including props, posters and or banners.
⦁ Baseline & KAP studies ⦁ Evaluations
⦁ Impact Studies ⦁ Action Research
⦁ Formative Research ⦁ Applied Research
⦁ Policy Research ⦁ Tracer Study
⦁ Situational Analysis ⦁ Need/RapidNeed Assessment
⦁ Strategic Planning ⦁ Market Research
Long Term Technical Assistance
The firm has several long-term innovative projects in its portfolio where our team conceptualizes these ideas, mobilizes the local resources required to implement the project, designs the curriculum, provides capacity-building services, mentors & handholds the beneficiaries, monitors the results, and documents the successes. CSD’s has been implementing such services for areas ranging from urban cities to vulnerable areas of Sindh and Paujab.