Join:Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Comprehensive Course

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Registration deadline: 14 Jun 2019 Training date: 17 Jun 2019 to 05 Jul 2019 More Information

Duration: 3 Weeks

Course Objectives

The overall objective of this 3 weeks course is to equip participants with skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for effective and systematic monitoring and evaluation of development programs and projects.

Course Content

Week 1:

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Concepts and Terms
  • Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Logframe as a Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation tool
  • Hierarchy of Objectives (Impact, Outcomes and Outputs)
  • Setting and Using Performance Indicators
  • Assumptions and Risks Analysis
  • An introduction to Outcome Mapping as an Approach to Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Designing and Implementing M&E Plan
  • Practical Monitoring Activity (field based)

Week 2:

  • Evaluating programs/projects
  • Results based Management Principles as applicable to M&E
  • Outcome Mapping as an Approach to Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Impact Assessment and Outcome Harvesting
  • Results based Financing and Value for Money
  • Designing Tools for Participatory M&E Data Collection
  • Most Significant Change Technique
  • Management Information Systems
  • Qualitative Data Analysis
  • M&E Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting (Field based)

Week 3:

  • Basic introduction to SPSS package

  • Questionnaire Coding and development of SPSS Coding Sheet (Variable view),

  • Data Entry and Data Cleaning

  • Basic Data Analysis using SPSS

  • Presentation of Data

Learning Outcome:

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe what monitoring and evaluation entails
  • Develop log frame using project case study
  • Design and use performance indicators relevant for their case projects
  • Identify risks and assumptions in their case projects
  • Describe key features in outcome mapping as an approach to monitoring and evaluation
  • Develop M&E plan for their own case projects
  • Design monitoring tools and conduct a monitoring exercise (field based)
  • Describe impact evaluation and design evaluation terms of reference of a case project
  • Develop evaluation plan/framework and design evaluation tools by using evaluation terms of reference of a case project
  • Design participatory M&E data collection tools
  • Use most significant change technique in M&E
  • Appreciate MIS in programs/projects and organizations

  • Analyze qualitative data using a case study

  • Collect M&E data and write report on the same (practical based/field based).

  • Analyze quantitative data using SPSS package.

Target Group

People who work in Programming and programme quality, M&E and Accountability roles, and people who would like to improve their practical experience in M&E including people leading/supervising M&E processes and practices in their organization. Also for people implementing programs/projects and M&E Consultants

Fee information:
Tuition Fee = $1050 | Full board in a single room(meals & Accommodation) 3 weeks=$1605 | Full board in a shared room(meals & Accommodation) 3 weeks=$1165 | Hostel Quad plus Meal per week 3 weeks=$ 405
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