Key Information of RDRS Training Centers
RDRS operates 8 training centers across its working area ensuring well facilities with classrooms, equipments, accommodation and other support. RDRS Training unit is enriched with a skilled, experienced and professional Trainers those who are able to conduct different types of courses. The Training unit offers many significant courses covering contemporary issues. Program participants, development workers, professionals and organizations are the main focus of RDRS Training Program.
Facilities of RDRS Training Centers
Training is imparted both in formal and non-formal settings. RDRS runs :
- One modern international training/conference centre at Rangpur;
- Five modern, fully equipped Zonal training centres in Dhaka, Rangpur, Thakurgaon, Lalmonirhat and Kurigram;
- Ten smaller modern, District and Upazila training centres at Panchagarh, Nillphamari, Pirganj, Kaliganj, Chilmari, Rowmari, Rajibpur and Jaldhaka.
Rangpur Training Center
Food: (3 meals + 2 times tea with snacks)- Category A @ BDT 1070, Category B @ BDT 850, Category C @ BDT 480/-. Foods can be provided as par requirement.
Logistics:laptop@ BDT 600/day, multimedia with screen @ BDT 1250/day, sound system @ BDT 1000/day
Other facilities: Wi-Fi, TV, Magazine, Newspaper, Musical instruments, ensure 24 Hours electricity facilities through power generator.
Contact: Administrative Officer, RDRS training center, Dhap – Jail Road, Rangpur, Cell phone: 01730328301. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facilities at District Level Training Centers
Food: (3 meals + 2 times tea with snacks) Category A: @ BDT 925, Category B: @ BDT 750, Category C: @ BDT 430/- . Foods can be provided as par requirement.
Logistics facilities: laptop @ BDT 500/day, multimedia with screen @ BDT 1250/day, sound system @ BDT 1000/day
Other facilities: Wi-Fi, TV, Magazine, Newspaper and AC/Non-AC Guest room, ensure 24 Hours electricity facilities through power generator.
Contact Information of District Level Training Center
Training Center Management
|Title of the course||Participants||Duration|
|01||Training of trainer/Facilitator TOT/TOF||Staff/Program participants/ Development actors||12 & 5 days|
|02||Gender & Development||Program participants/ Development actors||3 days|
|03||Management Excellence||Program participants/ Development actors||5 days|
|04||Basic Training on Value Chain Development||Program participants/ Development actors||3 days|
|05||Facilitation Skill Development||Program participants/ Development actors||3 days|
|06||Community Driven Development (CDD)||Program participants/ Development actors||3/5 days|
|07||Result Based Monitoring (RBM)||Manager/ Development actors||3/5 days|
|08||Promotion of Entrepreneurship||Program participants/ Development actors||5 days|
|09||Organizational Planning & Management||Program participants/ Development actors||3 days|
|10||Advocacy, Networking & Lobbing Skill||Program participants/ Development actors||3 days|
|11||Organizational Management||Program participants/Development actors||3 days|
|12||Financial Management & Record Keeping||Program participants/Development actors||5 days|
|13||Development & communication Skill||Program participants/ Development actors||3 days|
|14||Disaster Management||Program participants/ Development actors||3 days|
|15||Conflict Management||Program participants/ Development actors||3 days|
|16||Leadership Development& Team Building||Program participants/ Development actors||3 days|
|17||Office Management & Reporting||NGO/Corporate officials||3 days|
|18||Foundation course on Micro Finance Management||Managers/ Field staff||6 days|
|19||Group Dynamics||Program organizer/Field staff||3 days|
|20||Savings and Micro Finance Management||Program organizer/Field staff||3 days|
Note: We also design and conduct deferent types of training courses including IGA Related/ Trade based training.
Cost of Training/Course Conduction Fee
Rate (Rangpur TC)
Rate (TCs other District)
|01||Residential||@ TK. 1400 /person/day||@ TK. 1200/person/day||Food (3 meals) Accommodation, Venue and Facilitation fee with training materials.|
|02||Non-Residential||@ TK. 700 /person/day||@ TK. 600/person/day||Food (3 meals) Accommodation, Venue and Facilitation fee with training materials.|
|Facilitation/ Tuition fee|
|01||Facilitator fee||@ TK. 5,000 /day/Trainer||For Internal (RDRS program)|
|02||Co- Facilitator fee||@ TK. 2,500 /day/trainer|
|03||Facilitator fee||@ TK. 10,000 /day/Trainer||Outside Organization|
|04||Co-Facilitator fee||@ TK. 5,000 /day/trainer|
Training methods adopted are participatory with both the trainees and the trainer’s activity involved in discussions. With a view to make the training programme fruitful various type of
methods are followed in the sessions i.e. lecture, discussion, open discussion, small group discussion, question and answer, workshops, brainstorming, role-play, game, case study, structured experiences, demonstration, field visit and penal discussion, practical exercises etc. Hand -outs are also distributed in most of the sessions.
A team of highly qualitative, experienced and professional Trainers and Subject Specialists conduct training sessions. In addition, field based professional and skilled staffs also impart training sessions. On certain occasions, resource persons from outside organisations are engaged for part or all of a selected training programme.
Review and Evaluation
During each course, training is conducted daily between 8:30 am -5:pm. At the end of each day, the participatory review is held and feedback is recorded for improvement and tailoring of subsequent training sessions. Pre and post-test evaluations are also conducted for each course. The trainees also write a daily report which they present at the beginning of the following
day’s session. On completion of each course, trainers prepare a detailed observation report, which is distributed to all concerned.
Additional Benefits OF RDRS Training Field Visits and Practical Demonstration
For most training courses, field visit and practical demonstrations are arranged in nearby RDRS project areas. During such visit, participants are taken to village-based groups to observe their activities. Participants are also encouraged to talk to Group members to relate the subject matter learned in training to the actual situation in the field.
All training centres are set in extremely attractive rural surroundings in compact sides with well- kept gardens, called the RDRS campus, located on the outskirts of district towns. During training periods participants are encouraged to organise and present culture events in the evening. Musical instruments are provided in each centre. Television
On request, special training courses on human development and practical skills development can be organized/conducted for groups of at least 15 participants in any one of the RDRS training centres or at the location of the sponsoring organization. For smaller numbers, participants can take part in RDRS own training schedule.
Participants are required to be nominated by their respective organizations/sponsors. Requests should be made at least one month in advance of the date of course commencement.
Organizations and individuals interested in RDRS’ training are requested to contact:
Phone – 0521-66490-3 Ex- 139