This training introduces key principles and practices in the management,
monitoring and evaluation of international development projects, and
equips participants with project management, Monitoring and Evaluation
skills.The training blends planning and management principles with skill-development related to data collection and analysis.
FOR WHOM IS THIS TRAINING INTENDED?
This training is intended for Project Management Officials, government
officials, department heads and programme managers; policy makers and
programme implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO
and CSO members, University Researchers among others.
The training is aimed at introducing and equipping participants with skills in;
Understand the concepts of monitoring and evaluationDesigning M&E systems and frameworksUnderstand the frameworkPreparation and implementation of monitoring and evaluationDetermine relevant indicators and data necessary for evaluationDefining realistic expected results based on appropriate analysisMonitoring progress toward results and resources consumed with the use of appropriate indicators
Module 1:Basic Concepts in monitoring and evaluation
Introduction to M&EM&E and the project/programme cycleImportance of M&EPurposes and uses of M&EIdentifying gaps in M&EBarriers to effective M&EIntroduction to Problem Analysis
Module 2: Results-based M&E
Definition of Result Based M&EWhy results-based management?Results based M&E outline and cycleHow to use results-based management M&EResult Based M&E toolsThe performance Indicators and performance measurement frameworkSteps to complete a Performance Measurement Framework
Module 3: Readiness Assessment & Determination of Outcomes for M&E
M&E readiness assessment and its significanceAspects of M&E readiness assessmentHow to conduct Readiness Assessment
Determination of Outcomes
The Importance of OutcomesIssues to Consider in Choosing Outcomes to Monitor and EvaluateSelecting Key Performance Indicators to Monitor OutcomesHow to choose Good Performance IndicatorsThe Use of Proxy IndicatorsThe Pros and Cons of Using Predesigned IndicatorsConstructing IndicatorsSetting Indicators
Module 4: Baseline Assessment
What is baseline assessment?
Importance of baseline assessment
Setting baselines and indicators
Gathering data on baseline Indicators
Use of Baseline data on indicators
Examples of baseline study
Module 5: M&E systems and Frameworks
Principles of M&E system
Identifying the purpose and scope of the M&E system
Design & set up of M&E system
Practical on designing the M&E system
Definition of M&E frameworks
Developing and implementing M&E frameworksLinking M&E frameworks to indicators
Module 6: PerformanceM&E for Results
Types and Levels of MonitoringLinks between Implementation Monitoring and Results MonitoringNeeds of Every Results-Based Monitoring System
Gender disintegration in M&E planning
Communicating M&E findingsThe Use of Monitoring and Evaluation FindingsAssessing programme impact
Module 7: Statistical Concepts, Research methodology, Data collection and Management
Meaning Qualitative and quantitative data
Types of variables (Numerical, discrete variables, dummy variables,
Determination of research designsSampling techniques and sample sizeDesigning research tools, Data collection techniques
Entering categorical and continuous dataDefining and labeling variablesValidation and Sorting variablesTransforming, recoding and computing variables
Module 8: Tabulation and graphical presentation of data
Frequency tablesTables for categorical data
Graphs and charts
Module 9: Data analysis and interpretation for M&E
Hypothesis testingComparing Means.Regression and Correlation analysisInterpreting the dataIntroduction to analyzing qualitative data and qualitative data analysis softwares (NVIvo)
Module 10: Mobile Based Data Collection (ODK) and mapping
Introduction to mobile phone data collection
Advantages and challenges of Mobile Applications
Components of Open Data Kit (ODK)
ODK platforms and formats
Downloading and install ODK Collect into mobile devices or usingAPK file
Designing and creating Forms
ODK Aggregate ServerTransform data and Using GPS Coordinates for Mapping/Visualizing
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.
For further inquiries, please contact us on details below:
Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.
Email: training @versedpro.com
Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us below.
Email: [email protected]
Mob: +254 7739167709
Payment should be transferred to Versed Professional Services account through bank 7 days before commencement of training.
Send proof of payment to: [email protected]
All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.The appropriate cancellation charge will apply based on the cost of your booking, as shown below.In the event of an individual named on the booking form cannot attend, we
will accept substitution of another delegate on the condition that written notification of the substitution has been received by us prior to the course date and an administration fee of $ 34 plus VAT has been
Accommodation and travel are the responsibility of the candidate. A buffet lunch and two teas are provided on all full day courses during training dates unless otherwise stated. The cost is included in the
price quoted. Any special dietary requirements need to be notified in writing to VPSL in advance before commencement of the training
Versed Professional Services Limited shall not be liable to refund of fees or for any other penalty should courses be cancelled due to war, fire, strike lock-out, industrial action, tempest, accident, civil disturbance or any other cause whatsoever beyond their control.