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Diploma in Monitoring & Evaluation

Diploma Course in Monitoring and Evaluation

Africa Center for Project Management (ACPM) in partnership with SCIM Institute, Netherlands are pleased to announce a Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation . The course is offered through Distance Learning.

The course starts from 1st February 2017 to 1st July 2017

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
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:
Introduction
• Introduction to monitoring and evaluation terms and concepts
• Difference between monitoring and evaluation
• The need for monitoring and evaluation in development projects
• Monitoring in all process of the project cycle
• Types of indicators and Identifying outcome indicators for your project
Monitoring and Evaluation Framework
• Types of Frameworks
• Role of in Monitoring and Evaluation planning
Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation Plan
• Describe the functions of an M&E plan
• Describe the main elements of an M&E plan
• Define standards for an M&E plan
• Describe some of the complexities of M &E plan
• Provide an overview of M&E plan implementation modalities
Data Collection, Capture, and Data Quality Checks
• Identify types of data collection tools
• Identify type of tools at each M &E level
• Define data capture
• Identify key steps in data capture
• Define data quality
• Quantitative methods
• Qualitative methods

Data Analysis, Interpretation and Reporting
• Role of data analysis in monitoring and evaluation
• Types of data analysis
• Interpretation of data
• Deciding which reporting methods to use
• Writing an effective M/E report
• Communication of M&E findings for action and accountability

This course is designed specifically for development organizations.

Course Organizers:

Africa Center for Project Management (ACPM) was established in 2004 in
Amsterdam with the Africa regional offices in Nairobi. The organization was formed to address capacity building needs among development and corporate organizations in Africa and Asia by offering Online Certificates and In-House trainings. The organization has over ten years experience working with development partners in capacity building in. We have trained over 5000 development Professionals in various thematic areas.

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.
Assignments:
In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit Ten assignments and One Examination Certificate
Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after successful completion of the course

DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week DATES: (Six
Months from 1st February 2017 to 1st July 2017 ) REGIONS TARGETED: Global.

COURSE: FEE: $800

ORGANIZERS: Africa Center for Project Management (ACPM) LANGUAGE: English only

FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated

GENERAL COURSE
CONTACT:info@onlinelearningcentre.org
www.onlinelearningcentre.org

Organization Africa Center for Project Management (ACPM)

Organisation Africa Center for Project Management

Country: Kenya