Description

Background

Organizations need to analyze their projects and programs to determine their feasibility, impact and success. Monitoring and evaluation techniques are fundamental to this process. Only through these processes will an organization have a firm grasp on the results of their work and how to further enhance performance.

This Course offers ‘research-based’ principles and addresses the needs of leaders and employees in development fields to improve their performance through tested evaluation techniques.


Benefits

This Course will provide you with:

  • Contextual examples of M&E implementation within businesses
  • Evaluation planning skills that are engaging
  • Skills to facilitate evaluation processes suited to your program’s needs
  • The tools to track and assess project outcomes
  • The ability to make informed decisions about your company’s current evaluation processes and carry out improved processes in future

Who Should Attend

Competent evaluating skills are valuable to employees and employers from any field of business. This includes managers, team leaders, NGO members, consultants, freelancers, business owners and CEOs.


Curriculum

Day One

  • Importance of Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Why measuring results, why evaluating projects?
  • Project Cycle Management (PCM)
  • Participatory Evaluation Frameworks

Day Two

  • Principles of evaluation
  • The proper use of LFA for project/program evaluation
  • Internal vs. external evaluation
  • Indicators, Source/Means of Verification
  • Assumptions

Day Three

  • Define evaluation criteria & evaluation questions
  • Stakeholder management
  • Action planning for evaluation
  • Identify the budget and resources

Day Four

  • Determine the relevant data collection methods
  • Collect information
  • Analyze and interpret the collected information
  • Draft evaluation conclusions and recommendations

Day Five

  • Report Writing hints for evaluation reports
  • Communicate and share evaluation findings
  • Adopt corrective actions
  • Bridging learning and action

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