Advanced Monitoring and Evaluation for Development Results Course
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Advanced Monitoring and Evaluation for Development Results Course

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Introduction:

The Advanced Monitoring and Evaluation for Development Results Course is a comprehensive 10-day program designed to enhance participants' knowledge and skills in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practices within the context of development projects and programs. Effective M&E is crucial for assessing the progress, impact, and sustainability of development initiatives. This course aims to provide participants with advanced techniques and tools to design, implement, and manage M&E systems that contribute to evidence-based decision-making and improved development outcomes.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the key concepts, principles, and frameworks of monitoring and evaluation.
  2. Develop advanced skills in designing and implementing M&E systems for development projects and programs.
  3. Enhance knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data collection methods and tools.
  4. Gain proficiency in data analysis and interpretation for M&E purposes.
  5. Learn advanced techniques for results-based monitoring and evaluation.
  6. Understand the role of M&E in adaptive management and learning for development.
  7. Explore approaches for measuring and assessing impact and sustainability.
  8. Enhance skills in reporting and communicating M&E findings to stakeholders.
  9. Learn best practices in managing M&E processes and systems.
  10. Apply advanced M&E techniques to real-world case studies and practical exercises.

Organization Benefits:

By participating in the Advanced Monitoring and Evaluation for Development Results Course, organizations can expect the following benefits:

  1. Improved capacity to design and implement robust M&E systems for development projects and programs.
  2. Enhanced ability to track progress and measure results for informed decision-making.
  3. Increased use of evidence in program planning, implementation, and resource allocation.
  4. Strengthened accountability and transparency in reporting project outcomes and impact.
  5. Improved effectiveness and efficiency in program management and resource utilization.
  6. Enhanced learning and adaptive management for continuous program improvement.
  7. Strengthened partnerships and collaboration among stakeholders through shared M&E frameworks.
  8. Enhanced skills and knowledge of M&E best practices within the organization.
  9. Increased credibility and reputation through rigorous and credible M&E practices.
  10. Improved overall development outcomes and impact.

Who Should Attend:

 This course is relevant to professionals and individuals involved in monitoring and evaluation, project management, program implementation, and related roles within organizations, including:

  • M&E Specialists
  • Project Managers
  • Program Officers
  • Development Practitioners
  • Government Officials
  • NGO Staff
  • Researchers
  • Consultants
  • Evaluators
  • Professionals seeking to enhance their M&E skills for development projects

Duration:

10 Days

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation for Development

  • Key concepts and principles of M&E
  • Frameworks and approaches for M&E in development

Module 2: Designing and Planning M&E Systems

  • Results-based management and logical framework approach
  • Designing M&E frameworks and indicators

Module 3: Using Technology for M&E

  • Utilizing digital tools and software for M&E
  • Mobile data collection and online platforms

Module 4: Designing Data Collection Tools for Qualitative Data

  • Introduction to qualitative data collection methods
  • Designing interview guides, focus group discussion guides, and observation protocols

Module 5: Collecting and Managing Qualitative Data

  • Techniques for collecting qualitative data
  • Strategies for organizing and managing qualitative data

Module 6: Qualitative Data Analysis Techniques

  • Coding and categorizing qualitative data
  • Techniques for thematic analysis and interpretation

Module 7: Designing Data Collection Tools for Quantitative Data

  • Introduction to quantitative data collection methods
  • Designing surveys and questionnaires

Module 8: Collecting and Managing Quantitative Data

  • Techniques for collecting quantitative data
  • Data cleaning, entry, and management

Module 9: Quantitative Data Analysis Techniques

  • Descriptive statistics and data exploration
  • Inferential statistics and hypothesis testing

Module 10: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Data

  • Techniques for merging and triangulating qualitative and quantitative data
  • Benefits and challenges of integrating data sources

Module 11: Ethical Considerations in Data Collection and Analysis

  • Ethical principles in data collection and analysis
  • Ensuring confidentiality and informed consent

Module 12: Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Results chains and theories of change
  • Outcome mapping and contribution analysis

Module 13: Evaluating Impact and Sustainability

  • Impact evaluation methodologies and approaches
  • Assessing sustainability of development initiatives

Module 14: Learning and Adaptive Management in M&E

  • Utilizing M&E for learning and adaptive management
  • Knowledge management and organizational learning

Module 15: Reporting and Communication of M&E Findings

  • Effective reporting of M&E findings and results
  • Communicating M&E information to diverse stakeholders

Module 16: Managing M&E Processes and Systems

  • Project cycle management and M&E integration
  • M&E governance and coordination

Module 17: M&E Ethics and Quality Assurance

  • Ethical considerations in M&E
  • Quality assurance and data validation in M&E

Module 18: M&E in Different Sectors and Contexts

  • Sector-specific M&E approaches (e.g., health, education, environment)
  • M&E in humanitarian and complex settings

Module 19: Participatory Approaches in M&E

  • Participatory M&E methodologies and techniques
  • Engaging stakeholders in M&E processes

Module 20: Cost-Effectiveness and Efficiency in M&E

  • Cost-effectiveness analysis in M&E
  • Efficiency measures and optimization in M&E

Module 21: Case Studies and Practical Exercises

  • Analysis of real-world M&E case studies
  • Practical exercises and group projects to apply advanced M&E techniques

 

General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at training@fdc-k.org or +254712260031

 

 

·         Website:www.fdc-k.org

 

 

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