The Gates Foundation Global Libraries (GL) Program aims to build strong and healthy communities, businesses, and learning environments in developing countries around the world by providing free access to computers and the internet in public libraries. EnCompass provided capacity building assistance to grantees of the program, and delivered customized support to country grantees' impact evaluation teams. Activities included: developing and delivering training in M&E best practices, training for impact data collection and analysis, and technical assistance on communicating results.
Europe and Eurasia
EnCompass supported the launch of a comprehensive strategy to intensify the fight against HIV/AIDS in the workplace throughout World Bank country offices. EnCompass conducted needs assessments, developed a results framework, and promoted learning activities and train-the-trainer workshops in six World Bank regions. EnCompass designed training approaches for World Bank staff in five regions of the world on HIV/AIDS.
As a subcontractor to Engility, EnCompass provided training and facilitation, curriculum development, and e-learning design through an integrated core suite of training courses and specialized advanced training and advisory services to USAID, including the following:
- Acquisition and Assistance (A&A) Management for Contracting Officer Technical Representatives/Agreement Officer Technical Representatives (COTRs/AOTRs)
- Project Design and Management
- Programming Foreign Assistance
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EnCompass facilitated a three-day all staff strategic planning and team building training for 90 USAID staff based in Tbilisi. The focus of the retreat was two-fold: strategic planning for the Country Development Cooperation Strategy CDCS process, and second, optimizing the leadership transition and team-building activities. The project included a pre-training assessment through online survey and interviews. Post facilitation, EnCompass provided a report that included an action plan and for recommendations for the Mission.
In 2010, EnCompass designed and facilitated an off-site retreat for the mission staff which focused on effective management practices, teamwork, administrative streamlining, program processes, and communications. In advance of the retreat, EnCompass conducted an online staff survey and group and individual interviews with stakeholders and participants to inform the design.
EnCompass designed and facilitated a two-day all staff retreat for the staff at the USAID/Armenia Mission. The goal was to forge consensus around a new strategic direction, engage in implementing operational changes, and prepare action plans. Retreat design was based on results of an online survey and individual interviews. After the retreat, EnCompass provided a summary report and follow-on coaching to key staff and teams over a 6-month period.
EnCompass has designed and delivered four different global management and leadership development programs within a major organization of the United Nations (UN) in a variety of locations including New York, Geneva, Vienna, Santiago, Addis Ababa, Nairobi, Beirut, and Bangkok. These mandatory programs are delivered to 400-500 senior leaders and managers each year. The programs include multiple classroom modules, 360 assessments, individual coaching to integrate learning.
EnCompass delivered a management learning program (MLP) for a major United Nations (UN) agency that provides services to global locations in the field. Each 12-month MLP was designed to support 30 mid-level managers and includes a 360 assessment, self-study modules, individual coaching, peer learning groups, and a final five-day workshop delivered in Switzerland, Tanzania, and Hungary. An EnCompass team of coaches and facilitators provide individual and group coaching and classroom learning.