What We Do

 

SIL endeavors to strengthen Language Program Management through

  • conducting research into language program management practices in order to develop models and determine best practices
  • providing training and training resources for language program managers, and
  • providing technical assistance for language program managers.

Areas of particular interest and effort for program management include:

  • relationships in four directions; to community, to other stakeholders, to the project team and to the organization administration and sponsors.

  • program design that incorporates
    • results that meet language development desires of the community
    • stakeholder participation
    • capacity assessment
    • risk management,
    • monitoring and evaluation,
    • documentation and reporting.

    • management of programs that includes:
      • leading and developing project teams,
      • working with stakeholders
      • personnel, resources and financial management,
      • monitoring progress and making decisions, and
      • documentation, communications and reporting.