Extension programme planning and management 726

Module code AGV 726
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Nature, purpose and principles of a programmed and purposeful Extension.  The philosophy, principles and assumptions of program development.  Institutional framework for community participation, ownership and empowerment;  linking with complementary and support services.  Overview of the program cycle:  consideration, survey, planning, action and evaluation phases.  Participatory need appraisal, problem identification and delimination;  problem conceptualisation and development of survey instrument;  situation surveys and analysis;  formulation of objectives;  identification and scheduling of methods and activities;  Work plan of calendar construction, budgeting.  The project management process.  Personnel management and administration.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 four-hour lecture in 5 block week sessions
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Agricultural Economics Extension and Rural Develo
Period of presentation Year

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