Topic outline

  • This course introduces the methodology of experience capitalization and offers practical tools. Experience capitalization is a systematic, interactive and participatory process through which an experience is analyzed and documented. This creates knowledge, which can be shared and used to generate change

    • System Requirements

      The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of the major browsers, such as Chrome, Safari, Edge and Firefox.

      The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

      • Audience

        The course is designed for professionals involved in reflecting upon, learning from and sharing the lessons of their work. Therefore team leaders, managers, project and programme technical staff, monitoring and evaluation officers, communication professionals, knowledge management and knowledge sharing professionals.

        • You will learn about

          • How to facilitate and plan an experience capitalization process
          • How to implement an experience capitalization process step by step
          • How to adopt, adapt, scale up and mainstream experience capitalization

          • Course structure

            This course consists of 13 lessons, ranging from approximately 30 to 60 minutes duration, grouped into five units:

            Unit 1 - Introduction
            • Lesson 1.1 - Why learn about experience capitalization?
            • Lesson 1.2 - What is experience capitalization?

            Unit 2 - Facilitate
            • Lesson 2.1 - Facilitate an experience capitalization process
            • Lesson 2.2 - Facilitation techniques and methods

            Unit 3 - Prepare
            • Lesson 3.1 - Frame the experience capitalization process
            • Lesson 3.2 - Plan the experience capitalization process

            Unit 4 - Implement
            • Lesson 4.1 - Gather and organize the information
            • Lesson 4.2 - Analyse
            • Lesson 4.3 - Document the experience
            • Lesson 4.4 - Share Knowledge
            • Lesson 4.5 - Communication products and channels

            Unit 5 - Generate change
            • Lesson 5.1 - Adopt, adapt and scale up
            • Lesson 5.2 - Mainstream experience capitalization

            • Partners

               The Belgian Development Programme  AECID - Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation
              BTC - Belgian Technical Cooperation CGIAR, Global Research Partnership for a Food-secured Future 

              Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, CTADes ressources pour l'évaluation. Des repères pour l'action Farm Radio International     
              Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture

               IFAD    World Food Programme luxDev Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) UNDP