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Training course on Monitoring and Evaluation for Governance (Decentralization and Local Governance

Event: Training course on Monitoring and Evaluation for Governance (Decentralization and Local Governance)

Venue: Indepth Research Services, Nairobi, Kenya.

Event Date: 25th -29th June 2018.

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INTRODUCTION
This professional development workshop provides a useful basis to develop effective frameworks for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of development plans, budgets, programs and projects. The course adopts a perspective of using M&E to improve governance and so also considers the M&E in an oversight role.
The primary framework adopted is the logical framework or log frame which is based on the “results-chain logic”. The Log frame is a tool that can communicate the essential elements of a complex Programme, clearly, and succinctly throughout the Programme or project cycle. The Log frame is used to develop the overall design of a project, to improve project implementation monitoring, and to strengthen periodic project evaluation. In essence the Log frame is a cause and effect model of project interventions to create desired outcomes. The emphasis on a logical framework approach provides the participant with relevant and effective tools to assess and understand a broad range of techniques to measure and evaluate progress over time.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Programme aims to strengthen capacity in management, monitoring and evaluation. It’s a response to government’s demand for personnel who can accurately measure outputs and outcomes of its interventions as a way of enhancing evidence-based decision-making.

DURATION
5 days.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The course is the meant for Government officials and Development advisors involved in the design, implementation, management and oversight of national and sector plans, budgets, programs and projects. Programme managers; Program staff in charge of monitoring governance projects; practitioners working in civil society organizations, governmental agencies involved with M&E and those interested in M&E.
It especially targets staff in Monitoring and Evaluation units within Government Ministries as well as Parliamentarians and other oversight agencies.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
By the end of the M&E for Governance course participants will be able to:
• Develop concise understanding of M&E concepts, principles, processes and framework for governance programmes.
• Achieve a sound understanding of the role that M&E can play in improving project and Programme management as well as policy decision making.
• Develop insight in the different stages of the evaluation process and tools/ methodologies that are most appropriate in different types of evaluations.
• Get familiar with debates on challenges and tools for monitoring and evaluating support of decentralization and local governance.
• Get tips on how to use PM&E tools for strengthening the capacities of stakeholders of decentralization at the national and local level and for strengthening accountability systems at the municipal level.
• Understand how the log frame approach promotes evidence based policy making; allows for stakeholders to be involved in the policy cycle and process; supports a targeted, sequenced and long term perspective; and supports clear channels of communication.
• Define Theory of Change and Critical pathway
• Identify and develop governance performance indicators
• Develop and design M&E system/framework for governance Programme.
• Assess the relevance and effectiveness of different tools and methods applied in monitoring and evaluating governance programmes.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED
• Governance, Leadership & Public Value
• Development Interventions
• Introduction to M&E for governance programs
• Specific challenges encountered in monitoring and evaluating support to decentralization and local governance
• Support for national M&E systems and harmonized approaches
• Log frame Analysis
• Theory of Change and Critical pathway
• Setting performance indicators
• Developing governance performance frameworks/M&E system
• M&E approaches and tools for governance programs
• Evaluating governance program
• Managing Monitoring and Evaluation Practice
• Monitoring Systems
• Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
• Public Finance and Performance Budgeting
• Building necessary statistical and analytical capacities
• Reporting and communicating M&E results
• Focus on some recent trends and interesting practices
• The importance of strategic alliances and harmonized approaches

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How to participate
• Tailor Made Course
• Register as Individual
• Register as a Group
• Become One of Our Partners.
• Purchase software’s
• Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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View our Project Management, Monitoring and Development Evaluation Course Catalogue
For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814, +254 731240802, +254 735331020.

ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org. Mob: +254 715 077 817 Tel: 020 211 3814

PAYMENT
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 18th June 2018.
Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org.







Organisation Indepth Research Services

Country: Kenya