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2016-02-09    Introduction to Sigmah software
Face-to-face training course in Paris on 5 April 2016
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2013-02-28    Introduction to Sigmah software - 3 April 2013 (Paris)
Information and Quality management for International Solidarity organisations
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2012-08-16    Training course "Evaluating the quality of humanitarian projects" from 12 to 16 November 2012
This training course in French will be held at Groupe URD's Training Centre in the south of France (Drôme Provençale).
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A Quality Assurance method for humanitarian aid
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The Quality COMPAS Companion Book

The Companion book presents an overview of the Quality COMPAS method. It has been revised in 2009. A certain number of changes have been made to this version of the Companion Book, to reflect ways in which the Quality COMPAS has evolved since its launch: several key questions have been rewritten, model phase reports are now available and critical event monitoring is now presented as a separate tool.

The overall structure of the Quality COMPAS has not been altered. Neither has the principle of achieving quality via specific questions or the quality reference framework: the relevance of these fundamental ingredients of the method has been confirmed over time.
Download: Quality COMPAS companion book v9.06
Manual COMPAS Calidad v9.06
Manuel COMPAS Qualité v9.06
 
The COMPAS Board
The COMPAS Board provides the systemic logic behind the Quality COMPAS method. It can be downloaded or can be ordered from Groupe URD by writing at compasqualite at urd.org.
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COMPAS Cuadro Sinoptico
Tableau de Bord du COMPAS
 
The Quality COMPAS Tutorial
The Quality COMPAS Tutorial is a short, user-friendly programme which presents the history of Quality in humanitarian action, the issues involved, the founding principles of the Quality COMPAS method and the functionalities of the Dynamic COMPAS, an interactive software version of the Quality COMPAS method (its development has now been stopped). It is available in English, French and Spanish.
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Updated  24-11-2017