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Results-based Management, Monitoring and Evaluation Istanbul March 2018

Duration: 5 days
Location: Double Tree by Hilton, Istanbul, Turkey

Status: Confirmed (Maximum number of participants is 12 people)

Trainers: Neil Kendrick (U.K.)

Who is it for?

Project and Program Managers
Heads of Department
Project officers

Course Description

RBM is a management strategy by which all actors ensure that their processes, products and services contribute to the achievement of desired results (outputs, outcomes and higher level goals or impact). The actors in turn use information and evidence on actual results to inform decision making on the design, resourcing and delivery of programmes and activities as well as for accountability and reporting.

RBM is seen as taking a life-cycle approach. It starts with elements of planning, such as setting the vision and defining the results framework. Once a set of results is established, implementation starts and monitoring becomes an essential task to ensure results are being achieved. M&E provide invaluable information for decision-making and lessons learned for the future.

(Source: UNDG Results-Based Management Handbook 2011)

After this training, participants will:

Understand the philosophy and principles of RBM
Have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the Logical Framework Approach (LFA)
Be able to use the Logical Framework Approach in their own fields of work for the planning, implementation and monitoring of projects
Understand how to apply Results-Based Management throughout the project cycle (identification
Develop an M&E Plan for their identified projects

Methodology

Emphasis is on practical skills. Plenary presentation, group work and practical tools will be supplemented with activities each participant will develop and implement in their work. Only a small number (10-15) of participants will be admitted for the training to ensure quality time utilization for each participant and enough chance to exchange practical experiences with other participants. Presentations, guided dialogue, group discussions, group work, case studies using real life examples from the participants, exercises, and cross-team coaching will also be used.

Schedule

Day One

Course Introduction

Introductions
Course Objectives
Expectations Collection
Training Plan
Logistics

Principles Of RBM

What are Results?
What is RBM?
Why RBM?
RBM in Practice
General Problems in Applying RBM
Common Elements of RBM
RBM and the Project Cycle
Strategic Considerations

Situation Analysis

Problem Analysis
Cause and Effect Analysis
Problem Tree Analysis
Stakeholder Analysis
Practical Application

Day Two

Defining Results

Results Mapping
The Objectives Tree
Practical Application

Project Strategy

Analysing Strategy Alternatives
Strategy Selection
Practical Application

The Results Matrix

The Logical Framework
The Results Chain
A Typology for RBM
Outcomes and Outputs
Practical Application

Project Operations

Inputs
Activities

Day Three The Project Context

Preconditions and Assumptions
Managing Risk
Practical Application

Monitoring And Evaluation

Definitions
How M&E for RBM Differs from Conventional M&E
M&E Planning
Baselines and Targets
Defining Indicators for RBM
Defining Key Evaluation Questions
Practical Application

Day Four

Data Collection

Methodological Considerations
Data Gathering Methods
Quantitative Tools
Qualitative Tools
Practical Application

Day Five

Data Analysis
Communicating The Results
Closing
Personal Action Planning
Review of Key Points
Open-Space Discussion
Certification And Closing

FAQ: http://www.eldtraining.com/training-faq.html

Registration: http://www.eldtraining.com/training-registration.html

Fee information:

Course Fee: $1500.00 (early payment and group discounts available at http://www.eldtraining.com/fees-and-discounts.html

Organisation ELD TRAINING

Country: UK