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Monitoring and Evaluation (5 or 10 days) - Bangkok, Thailand 18/02/19 - 01/03/19

Why choose this course

Delivered by our practitioners with extensive participatory field experience, this is the leading M&E course for development professionals. Those responsible for project or programme-level M&E benefit from the latest M&E thinking and practice, including results approaches. This course will enable you to bring the learning into practice and to understand the difference between data, information and knowledge which is a key aspect to ensure strategic decision making.

What you will learn

Through a mix of practical activities, theory and examples of effective practice you will learn how to:

- decide what and how to monitor with different stakeholders
- clarify key results at the programme-level using logic models
- plan a project using the logical framework
- develop indicators and targets
- participatory methods for data collection and analysis
- design and manage evaluation
- use your M&E findings to stimulate learning, improvement and stakeholder buy-in.
- develop and work with a practical M&E system

Daily Course Objectives

Day 1

Week 1: Principles of M&E for Results
The changing role and practice of M&E

M&E fundamentals
results approaches: outputs, outcomes and impact
relate M&E to your programme and project cycle
identify stakeholders and their differing needs and roles

Day 2

Results framework

develop logic models
work with and beyond logframes

Day 3

Developing M&E frameworks

criteria for indicators
develop project indicators
identify means of verification

Day 4

Gathering data/information/knowledge

quantitative and qualitative approaches and instruments
data organisation, quality assurance and analysis
design baseline, evaluation and impact studies

Day 5

M&E system and plan

prepare M&E plan
M&E system
week 1 learning synthesis

Day 6

Week 2: Embedding key M&E practices and apply these to your live work cases or a local organisation

situation and context analysis
critical overview of logframes

Day 7

Evaluation techniques

design evaluations for stakeholder benefit and use
choice and use of qualitative and quantitative collection instruments
making use of M&E data/information/knowledge

Day 8

Participatory data collection methods

Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) techniques
timeline exercises
focus group discussions
key informant interviews

Day 9

Learning synthesis and reflection

innovative M&E approaches (Theory of Change)
participant presentations preparation

Day 10

Using what you have learnt

participant presentations
embedding learning for personal and organisational benefit
becoming change agents for M&E.

How long: 10 days

Cost: £3250

Where and when:

Bangkok, Thailand 18 Feb 2019 - 01 Mar 2019
Cape Town, South Africa 01-12 Apr 2019
Brighton, The UK 08 -19 Jul 2019
Cape Town, South Africa 23 Sep 2019 - 04 Oct 2019
Bangkok, Thailand 18 - 29 Nov 2019

We can also offer in-house training tailored specifically for your organisations’ needs.

To find out more please visit our website
Or call us on +44(0)1273 833030 or email us at

IMA International,
Drummond House,
89 High Street,
West Sussex,
BN6 9RE,

Organisation IMA International