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Monitoring and Evaluation for Results training (10-day & 5-day option) - Brighton, UK

Use the results approach for projects and programmes
This Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for Results training is 10 days with a 5 day option. It 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. The 10-day course covers the principles, and embeds the practice of M&E for results which can be extended 15 days to include our Leadership and Management in Development course (Certificate in Development Management).

Why choose this course
Delivered by our participatory practitioners with extensive 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. You learn how to achieve maximum value for your organisation and its stakeholders.
Senior managers and M&E specialists responsible for an organisation-wide approach to monitoring and evaluation also attend our Results-Based Management (RBM) training course which covers the principles and tools for developing an organisation-wide RBM system.

What you will learn
Through a mix of practical activities, theory, and examples of effective practice you 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 SMART targets
- combine qualitative and quantitative approaches to gather and interpret data
- establish a baseline to assess your project’s impact
- design and manage evaluation
- use your M&E findings to stimulate learning, improvement and stakeholder buy-in.

The first week of the course gives a complete overview of M&E for projects and programmes with case studies. The second week provides an opportunity to really develop different key elements such as logframes, M&E plans, Theory of Change and evaluation techniques.

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
• M&E fundamentals
• results approaches: outputs, outcomes and impact
• relate M&E to your programme and project cycle
• identify stakeholders and their differing needs and roles
Day 2
Results framework
• develop logic models
• work with and beyond logframes
Day 3
Developing M&E frameworks
• criteria for indicators
• develop project indicators
• identify means of verification
Day 4
Gathering data/information/knowledge
• quantitative and qualitative approaches and instruments
• data organisation, quality assurance and analysis
• design baseline, evaluation and impact studies
Day 5
M&E system and plan
• prepare M&E plan
• M&E system
• week 1 learning synthesis.
Day 6
Week 2: Principles of M&E for Results
The changing role and practice of M&E
• M&E fundamentals
• results approaches: outputs, outcomes and impact
• relate M&E to your programme and project cycle
• identify stakeholders and their differing needs and roles
Day 7
Results framework
• develop logic models
• work with and beyond logframes
Day 8
Developing M&E frameworks
• criteria for indicators
• develop project indicators
• identify means of verification
Day 9
Gathering data/information/knowledge
• quantitative and qualitative approaches and instruments
• data organisation, quality assurance and analysis
• design baseline, evaluation and impact studies
Day 10
M&E system and plan
• prepare M&E plan
• M&E system
• week 2 learning synthesis

For more information please visit us at www.imainternational.com where you can download our course factsheet, email us on post@imainternational.com or call us on +44 (0) 1273 833030 - our team are always happy to help with any queries you may have.

Fee: £3200 (10 days) £1950 (5 days)
This includes tuition (presentations, group activities and one-to-one support throughout), a social and cultural programme including an evening dinner,training materials including a USB, light refreshments throughout and lunch, course certificate of attendance and participant group photo.

The application deadline: 12 May (when the course is confirmed we welcome applications until 8 June.
Apply online: http://www.imainternational.com/training_selection

Accreditation:
IMA training is accredited by the British Accreditation Council.



Organisation IMA International

Country: United Kingdom, Brighton