Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Course

Melbi Institute Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Course

Course overview

This course equips learners with key competencies required in monitoring and evaluating a project or a program.  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, project managers among others.

Entry requirements for planning, monitoring and evaluation course

Tertiary Qualification

Course structure

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.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course learners 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.

Course delivery methods

The Course is delivered via online, by correspondence, and in organisations. Read more click here

Workload requirements 

The minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this course is the equivalent of 38 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. Learners 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 6 months

♦ Organisational Training: Negotiable


AUD 400 per person for Online or Correspondence Learning

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