Organisational Development

Facilitation

Horizon consulting designs and plans workshop content, manages group processes and provides evaluation.

We do this by offering interventions in the following areas:

  • Conceptualising and managing the development of training programmes and capacity building initiatives
  • Designing and planning of workshop content and activities
  • Facilitating group processes, workshops and strategic planning sessions
  • Mobilising resources and fundraising strategy workshops
  • Providing post-facilitation evaluation and feedback

Project Management

Horizon consulting facilitates strategic planning, co-ordination, liaison and monitoring and evaluation for any local NGO’s and CBO’s in Eastern and Southern Africa

Horizon Consulting International offer interventions in the following areas:

  • Planning and managing according to objectives
  • Preparing high-level strategic plans
  • Preparing operational plans for implementation
  • Organizing and facilitating strategic planning
  • Liaising with funding agencies and key stakeholders
  • Monitoring and evaluation of organizations
  • Formulating monthly, quarterly and annual reports

Organizational Assessments

An organizational assessment is a process of taking a step back to reflect and look at the various areas of the organization in regards to what is working and what could be different. An assessment helps to create an objective view of an organization’s current reality in regards to its funding streams, work flow processes, organizational structure, outcomes measurement, client satisfaction, employee turnover, board development, etc. It is a full systems view of where the organization stands that enables management to leverage its current assets as well as choose to do some things differently in order to maximize efficiency and effectiveness in achieving the organization’s mission. (Amy Foster, Unbridled Performance)

The organizational assessment can help to guide a group discussion about the operations of a nonprofit organization Ideally, this group discussion would be comprised of senior staff, board members, volunteers and other stakeholders.

Key Considerations

It is often extremely helpful to have senior staff and the executive committee of the board of directors review all aspects of the organization in order to get an accurate picture of where the organization stands at this point in time, where are we strong and where do we need to improve?

Horizon Consulting International  offer interventions in the following areas:

  • Legal
  • Governance/Board
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • HR/volunteers staffing
  • Strategic planning
  • Program planning
  • Organizational & program evaluations
  • IT
  • Financial management
  • Fundraising

Mentoring

Horizon Consulting International defines mentoring as a powerful personal development and empowerment tool designed to support and encourage the client to manage their own learning in order to maximize their potential, develop their skills, improve their performance and become the person they want to be. The mentor and mentee normally work in a similar field or share similar experiences.

Horizon Consulting International offer interventions in the following areas:

  • Guiding and advising the client based on past experience
  • Facilitating the exploration of new ideas in confidence
  • Questioning and challenging the clients thinking while providing guidance and encouragement
  • Encouraging the client to take responsibility for their life and directing it in the direction they decide

 

Coaching

Horizon Consulting International defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.

Horizon Consulting International offer interventions in the following areas:

  • Guiding the client to fresh perspectives on personal challenges and opportunities
  • Enhancing a clients thinking and decision making skills
  • Developing the clients interpersonal effectiveness and increased confidence in carrying out their chosen work and life roles
  • Seeking to elicit solutions and strategies from the client through observation and listening.