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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.



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.

5 days.

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.

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.

• 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
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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 is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Email: Mob: +254 715 077 817 Tel: 020 211 3814

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 18th June 2018.
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Organisation Indepth Research Services

Country: Kenya