DIPLOMA IN MONITORING AND EVALUATION

Course Overview
Now more than ever, funding organizations seek more accountability for the funds they provide to development projects. Development organizations understand they are more likely to receive future funding if they can deliver and show results. That’s why employees who have specialized Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) skills are in demand. This specialized knowledge helps to assess a project’s performance and its lasting impact.
The program provides students with competencies in the following areas:

  • International development project design and implementation
  • Monitoring and evaluation methods
  • Quantitative and qualitative research methods for field-based monitoring and evaluation
  • Historical contexts and critiques of monitoring and evaluation
  • Innovations and the practice of impact evaluation for organizational learning
  • Management of monitoring and evaluation functions and teams

The program will include opportunities to learn monitoring and evaluation techniques that are connected to specific sectors and are connected to the values of the organizations, including health, economic development, gender, youth, environment, education, and government
Course Outline:
Module 1

a) Introduction
b) Monitoring and Evaluation and Integrated
c)Project planning and Implementation
d) Evaluation Types and Modules
e) Monitoring and Evaluation Tools and methods
f) Data Analysis and report writing
g) Why Monitoring and Evaluation
h) Designing a Monitoring system
i) Baseline Control
j) Result Based Management
Module 2
a) Indicators
b) Project management Techniques in Monitoring and Evaluation
c) Understanding the Project
d) Stake holder Analysis
e) Importance of Monitoring and Evaluation
f) Cluster Development
g) Community Based Participatory Research
h) Participatory Evaluation
Module 3
a) Choosing questions and Planning for Evaluation
b) Information Gathering and Synthesis
c) Qualitative and Quantitative Evaluation Design
d) Selecting appropriate Design
e) Collecting and Analyzing Data
f) Collecting and Use of Archival Data
g) Refining Project based on Evaluation
Module 4
a) Using Evaluation Design to answer to answer key questions about your Project
b) Providing Feedback
c) Communicating Evaluation results
d) Evaluation Report Writing
This course is designed specifically for development organizations.
Exercises: After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected
to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and
tasks.

Who should enroll?

This is diploma suitable for persons working in or planning to enter the humanitarian sector, including staff of humanitarian aid organizations, governments, and UN agencies. There are no prerequisites for this course. All participants are expected to have theoretical knowledge of humanitarianism, although humanitarian aid experience is not presumed

Training Format:

  • All materials are made available through our Online Learning Platform
  • Students should commit approximately 5-6 hours of their time per week

Materials Provided:

Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.

Assignments:

In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit assignments at the end of every month.

Duration of course – 6 months

REGIONS TARGETED: Global

COURSE FEE: $800

ORGANIZERS: Development Dimensions Africa

LANGUAGE: English only

 

Kindly confirm your participation with:

Online Training Coordinator

Development Dimensions Africa

info@humanitarianagenda.org

www.humanitarianagenda.org

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