Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects Training

INTRODUCTION


Result based monitoring and evaluation helps observe the results achieved throughout the project term. This five-day course focuses on bringing in accountability of monitoring and evaluation for ensuring project completion on time within budgeted costs.

COURSE OBJECTIVES


  • Recognizing the elements for the planning of Monitoring and Evaluation systems.
  • Identify national and firm projects and programmes to be implemented
  • Identify the different stakeholders and their roles.
  • Define key results and develop a logic model to show how they are connected.
  • Develop indicators and obtain data.
  • Design a system to gather, store, transmit and use information.
  • Anticipate and overcome challenges
  • Identifying the critical attributes of well-formulated Assumptions that can be monitored.
  • Plan a monitoring and evaluation instrument
  • Develop evaluation questions that address stakeholders needs
  • Effectively communicate monitoring and evaluation data.
  • Use the developed monitoring and Evaluation for effective policy implementation

TARGET GROUPS


The training is intended for: Project managers, Project coordinators, Senior project Analysts, Senior Project Officers, Economists, Policy Planners, Donor Coordination officers, Development Consultants and Officers and Development Project Officers in Government

TRAINING DURATION


5 Days

COURSE OUTLINE


Day 1:

  • Introduction to RBM – Monitoring and Evaluation(RBME)
  • RBME Conceptual framework
  • Understanding how organisation-level M&E differs from project-level M&E.
  • Analysing the main features of a results-based M&E system.
  • Identifying the six stages of building or reforming a results-based M&E system.
  • Comparing your organisation’s existing approach to a results-based M&E system

Day 2:

  • Monitoring and the project cycle
  • Purpose of monitoring
  • Knowing the Results Chain
  • Undertaking a Readiness Assessment
  • Linking Project to programme and national strategies
  • Preparing the Logical Framework for Monitoring and Evaluation

Day 3:

  • Using and understanding the Logical Framework for project design, monitoring and evaluation
  • Formulating indicators and using baseline data
  • Undertaking Stakeholder Mapping and Analysis
  • Tools for Result Based Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Designing the system and preparing to implement it
  • Planning for implementation

Day 4:

  • Developing organizational structures and processes to make optimal use of M&E data.
  • Tools for collecting data and engaging stakeholders
  • Monitoring Activities, Outputs, Assumptions and Stakeholder responses
  • Data capture and recording
  • Review monitoring templates
  • Who, how and when to collect monitoring data

Day 5:

  • Formative and Summative Evaluation
  • Preparing the Narrative Report
  • Reporting project progress and findings
  • Post project evaluation
  • Mainstreaming project results
  • Database Management
  • Action Planning

DATE

July 31, 2017 - August 4, 2017
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

July 24, 2017

Format

Training

Event Host

Versed Professional Services

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