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Training on Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation (Feb 25 - March 1, 2019)

About the course

The 5 days course covers the principles and practices for results based monitoring and evaluation. This course equips participants with skills in setting up and implementing results based monitoring and evaluation systems. The participants will benefit from the latest M&E practices including the results and participatory approaches. This course will bring learning to practice for participants to learn about the results levels and their linkage with indicators and techniques for tracking and assessing the progress of a project with the aim of achieving long term results.

Target Participants

This course is designed for researchers, project staff, development practitioners, managers and decision makers who are responsible for project or program-level M&E. The course aims to enhance the skills of professionals who need to research, supervise, manage, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate development projects.

Course duration

5 days

What you will learn

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:
Determine the relevant stakeholders involved in monitoring and evaluation of projects
Clarify key project results levels
Design a project using logical framework
Develop indicators and targets for each result level
Track performance indicators over the life of the project
Evaluation a project against the set results
Develop and implement an M&E system
Develop a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan
Course Outline

Introduction to Results Based Project Management

Fundamentals of Results Based Management
Why is RBM important?
Results based management vs traditional projects management
RBM Lifecycle (seven phases)
Areas of focus of RBM
Fundamentals of Monitoring and Evaluation

Definition of Monitoring and Evaluation
Why Monitoring and Evaluation is important
Key principles and concepts in M&E
M&E in project lifecycle
Participatory M&E
Design of Results in Monitoring and Evaluation

Results chain approaches
M&E causal pathway
Principles of planning, monitoring and evaluating for results
M&E Frameworks

Conceptual Framework
Results Framework
Logic Model
Logical Framework
Linking M&E Framework and M&E planning
M&E Indicators

Indicators definition
Indicator metrics
Linking indicators to results
Indicator matrix
Tracking of indicators
Logical Framework Approach

LFA – Analysis and Planning phase
Design of logframe
Risk rating in logframe
Horizontal and vertical logic in logframe
Using logframe to create schedules: Activity and Budget schedules
Using logframe as a project management tool
Theory of Change

Overview of theory of change
Developing theory of change
Theory of Change vs Log Frame
Case study: Theory of change
M&E Systems

What is an M&E System?
Elements of M&E System
Steps for developing Results based M&E System
M&E Planning

Importance of an M&E Plan
Documenting M&E System in the M&E Plan
Components of an M&E Plan-Monitoring, Evaluation, Data management, Reporting
Using M&E Plan to implement M&E in a Project
M&E Plan vs M&E Framework vs M&E System
Baseline Survey in Results based M&E

Importance of baseline studies
Process of conducting baseline studies
Baseline study vs evaluation
Project Performance Evaluation

Process and progress evaluations
Evaluation research design
Evaluation questions
Evaluation report Dissemination
Impact Evaluation

Why impact evaluation is important
Project attribution
Counterfactual in IE
Analysis techniques in IE;DID, PSM
M&E Data Management

Different sources of M&E data
Qualitative data collection methods
Quantitative data collection methods
Participatory methods of data collection
Data Quality Assessment
M&E Results Use and Dissemination

Stakeholder’s information needs
Use of M&E results to improve and strengthen projects
Use of M&E Lessons learnt and Best Practices
Organization knowledge champions
M&E reporting format
M&E results communication strategies

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

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

The training will be conducted at Devimpact Institute Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya.


Accommodation is arranged for our participants upon request. For reservations contact:
Phone: +254 714349537


The training fee covers tuition fees, learning materials, and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to

Event Properties
Event Date February 25,2019, 8:00 am
Event End Date March 1,2019, 4:00 pm
Cut off date February 22,2019, 5:00 pm
Individual Price Kenyan - KES 80,000, International - USD 950
Location Nairobi


Country: Kenya