HORIZONT3000 Know-how

Experts


Especially in this age of globalisation, the requirements people working in development cooperation have to meet are becoming increasingly varied and important. We open our Seminars, which are part of the course to prepare technical advisors for their mission, to anyone who is interested. You can also book our staff at the Vienna headquarters as experts for lectures or Workshops.

Here you will find an alphabetical list of people indicating the knowledge they can share and contact details.

Andrea Heiden

Holds a diploma in Geography of the University of Vienna and the National University of Bogotá, Colombia. She has been working at HORIZONT3000 since 2002 as a counsellor in the technical assistance programme in Uganda (organisational development) and as country director for HORIZONT3000 in Mozambique. She has many years of experience working with NGOs and in development cooperation, 11 years of which she spent in the field in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Currently, she’s the head of the technical assistance programme (PEZA) and is responsible for organisational development.

Workshops and consulting

Project Cycle Management

Includes project planning and logical framework (LogFrame), reporting, monitoring, and Evaluation.

Technical Assistance Programme (TAP)

History, concepts, challenges and successes with technical assistance as an instrument of development cooperation.

Elisabeth Unterberger

Holds a diploma in social pedagogy and studied psychology at the University of Vienna, with a major in business psychology, is a clinical and health psychologist and a founding member of the AG FUEL trainers’ network. The teaching and learning workshop for adult education. HORIZONT3000 technical advisor in Uganda from 2012 to 2015, responsible for preparing technical advisors in the technical assistance programme since 2015.

Trainings and workshops

“Train the Trainer” in humanitarian aid and development cooperation

Planning, designing, and carrying out workshops and seminars, give and receive feedback.

Training and workshop toolbox, feedback, transfer and evaluation, as well as presentation Training.

Friedbert Ottacher

Programme Officer for West Africa at HORIZONT3000, studied regional development planning at the Vienna Technical University. Many years of experience in development cooperation: studied in Pakistan, worked overseas in Palestine and also in: Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Egypt, Albania, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, and Burkina Faso. Diverse publications, teacher and guest lecturer on different aspects of development cooperation at the Vienna University (international development) and the Technical University of Vienna. Freelance development cooperation consultant, moderator, trainer, and author.

Events and workshops

Lectures on different development cooperation topics upon request. Workshops together with Thomas Vogel. Also: Mock trial on development cooperation: read the summary report from Graz here

Petra Herout

Studied international economy (Kufstein University of Applied Sciences) and Latin American Studies (Vienna University), project officer for GIZ in Ecuador from 2005-2006, works at the HORIZONT3000 project desk since 2006, currently as a coordinator for knowledge management and political dialogue.

Workshops and consulting

“Learning & Sharing in Projects” (with Josefa Molitor-Ruckenbauer)

2-day training course on the benefits and requirements of successful knowledge management in projects. For more information, click here

Systematising experiences

Support organisations and projects in implementing the participative method of Systematisation

Learning & Sharing / Knowledge Management Consulting

In-house training and consulting on knowledge Management.

Thomas Vogel

Head of Programmes at HORIZONT3000, trained electrician and holder of a diploma in administrative sciences, more than 20 years of experience in development cooperation, 8 of which on the field in Brazil, Argentina, and Central America. Diverse publications, teacher and guest lecturer on different aspects of development cooperation at the Vienna University (international development) and the Technical University of Vienna.

Lectures and workshops

Lectures on different development cooperation topics upon request. Focus areas: Public co-financing, project planning, project cycle management, results-oriented working and results observation, development concepts and history of development cooperation ideas.

Workshops (with Friedbert Ottacher, www.ottacher.at): For more information on the individual modules, click on the following link: Development theories for practitioners, understanding and successfully communicating development cooperation. Also: Mock trial on development cooperation: Click here to read a summary report from Graz.

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