Monitoring and Evaluation for Results
(Using the results approach for projects and programmes)
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for Results is for managers and monitoring and evaluation officers who need to supervise, manage, plan and implement M&E in their projects and programmes. The course addresses M&E for the entire results chain, including the all-important outcomes; it covers the principles, and embeds the practice of M&E for results. You can attend the M&E for Results 10 day course and later attend our Theory of Change or Leadership and Management for Development training (within a 12 month period) and receive our Certificate in Applied Evaluation or Certificate in Development Management
Why choose this course
Delivered by our practitioners with extensive participatory field experience, this is the leading M&E course for development professionals. Those responsible for project or programme-level M&E benefit from the latest M&E thinking and practice, including results approaches. This course will enable you to bring the learning into practice and to understand the difference between data, information and knowledge which is a key aspect to ensure strategic decision making.
What you will learn
Through a mix of practical activities, theory and examples of effective practice you will learn how to:
- decide what and how to monitor with different stakeholders
- clarify key results at the programme-level using logic models
- plan a project using the logical framework
- develop indicators and targets
- use participatory methods for data collection and analysis
- combine qualitative and quantitative approaches to gather and interpret data
- design and manage evaluation
- use your M&E findings to stimulate learning, improvement and stakeholder buy-in
- develop and work with a practical M&E system
Daily Course Objectives
Subject to change to reflect participants’ needs.
• Day 1
Week 1: Principles of M&E for Results
The changing role and practice of M&E
o M&E fundamentals
o results approaches: outputs, outcomes and impact
o relate M&E to your programme and project cycle
o identify stakeholders and their differing needs and roles
• Day 2
o develop logic models
o work with and beyond logframes
• Day 3
Developing M&E frameworks
o criteria for indicators
o develop project indicators
o identify means of verification
• Day 4
o quantitative and qualitative approaches and instruments
o data organisation, quality assurance and analysis
o design baseline, evaluation and impact studies
• Day 5
M&E system and plan
o prepare M&E plan
o M&E system
o week 1 learning synthesis.
Case visit in Bangkok.
Industry Visit in BANGKOK & others.
Includes Training, Certificate, Stationary and Training Materials/Instruments, Tea/Coffee breaks with Refreshments ,Working lunch allowance of for 5-day training and 1 Day Case VISIT at Bangkok.