Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
Skills in monitoring and evaluation are increasingly being recognised as key competencies of individuals responsible for planning and implementing projects and programs. Organisations, funders, beneficiaries and key stakeholders all desire to understand how the project/ program has progressed towards achieving its objectives and goals. This course equips participants with key competencies required in monitoring and evaluating a project, a program, a workshop or an event. Upon successful completion of the course participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion showing all modules covered.
Who is this course for
This course is designed for individual interested in project monitoring and evaluation: community development officers, social workers, humanitarian workers, monitoring and evaluation officers, project officers and project managers.
Entry requirements for planning, monitoring and evaluation course
No entry requirements.
The training is delivered in seven modules as follows:
Module 1: Key concepts in monitoring and evaluation
Module 2: Theory of change and developing a program logic
Module 3: Formulating evaluation questions
Module 4: Data sources, sampling, data collection and use of visual aids in evaluation
Module 5: Participatory evaluation and most significant change (MSC) technique
Module 6: Data analysis and presentation
Module 7: Developing indicators and measures, developing a monitoring and evaluation plan, and report writing
It is recommended for participants to have in mind a project they would like to evaluate.
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
♦ explain the key concepts used in monitoring and evaluation
♦ explain the theory of change and develop a program logic
♦ formulate questions for formative, process, impact and outcome evaluations
♦ select appropriate research methods for an evaluation exercise
♦ develop indicators and measures for the evaluation question(s)
♦ identify data sources for an evaluation exercise
♦ use of visual aids in evaluation
♦ develop a monitoring and evaluation plan for a project or program
♦ report and communicate evaluation findings.
1. Online Learning. For more details click here
2. Correspondence Learning. For more details click here
3. Organisational Training. For more details click here
The minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this course is approximately 35 hours (5 full days). The workload comprises a mixture of scheduled learning, short assignments (activities) and independent study of additional reading resources provided as part of the course. Participants are encouraged to submit each activity as soon as it is completed. This ensures they receive timely feedback on the activity before proceeding to the next module.
♦ Online and Correspondence learning: Up to 4 months
♦ Organisational Training: Negotiable
AUD 400 per person for Online or Correspondence Learning