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Training on Project Performance Evaluation (Dec 3 to Dec 14, 2018)

About the course

After spending a lot of resources and time implementing projects, organizations need to look back and determine whether they were able to meet the objectives of their interventions. This course is aimed to guide development organizations conduct precise and appropriate project evaluations, and then communicate and use the results of evaluation.

Target Participants

This course is targeted at researchers, project staff, managers, development practitioners, policy makers in government, NGOs and development organizations who want to determine the performance of their interventions.

Course duration

10 days with 5 days option

What you will learn

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

· Understand the difference between monitoring and evaluation

· Identify project indicators for evaluation

· Design and plan for an evaluation

· Apply mixed methods of data collection during evaluation

· Perform both quantitative and qualitative data analysis

· Use findings to make evaluation conclusions and recommendations

Course Outline

Overview of M&E Fundamentals for Project Evaluation

Results Framework
M&E Project Indicators
Logical Framework
Introduction to Project Evaluation

What is project evaluation?
Importance of project evaluation
Monitoring vs Evaluation
Project Evaluation design
Developing Evaluation Plan

Evaluation Purpose
Types of Evaluations
Evaluation Criteria
Developing Evaluation Questions
Planning for Data Collection

Identifying Evaluation Data Sources
Methods for Data Collection
Methods for Data Analysis
Completing Evaluation Matrix
Organizing Evaluation Work

Distribution of tasks
Developing Evaluation Work plan
Developing Evaluation Budget
Implementing Evaluation Plan

Identifying Evaluation Indicators
Developing Evaluation Tools
Use of Monitoring data in evaluation
Managing mixed methods of data collection
Mobile Data Collection

Conversion of paper based questions to ODK forms
Configuration of ODK server aggregate
Field data collection using ODK collect
Export of data from ODK for further analysis
Quantitative Data Analysis – (Using SPSS/Stata)

Introduction to statistical concepts
Creating variables and data entry
Data reconstruction
Variables manipulation
Descriptive statistics
Understanding data weighting
Inferential statistics: hypothesis testing, T-test, ANOVA, regression analysis
Qualitative Data Analysis

Principles of qualitative data analysis
Data preparation for qualitative analysis
Linking and integrating multiple data sets in different forms
Thematic analysis for qualitative data
Content analysis for qualitative data
Manipulation and analysis of data using NVivo
Data triangulation
Developing Evaluation Findings

Consolidating Evaluation Matrix
Data triangulation
Constructing answers to evaluation questions
Evaluation Report

Developing Conclusions
Developing actionable recommendations
Delivering final evaluation report
Evaluation results dissemination

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more:

Event Properties
Event Date December 3,2018, 8:30 am
Event End Date December 14,2018, 4:30 pm
Cut off date November 30,2018, 5:00 pm
Individual Price $800.00
Location Nairobi


Country: Kenya