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Data is at the core of everything in life. It is only through its acquisition and sound analysis that individuals, governments and corporations can make decisions that are beneficial to human existence.

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M&E SYSTEMS SOLUTIONS

Monitoring and Evaluation

Monitoring and Evaluation plays a Key role towards the sustainability of projects and programmes.  we have sought to play a significant role in the process through providing M&E solutions

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Training on Effective Monitoring &Evaluation for Public and Donor-Funded programmes

INTRODUCTION


This training introduces key principles and practices in the management, monitoring and evaluation of international development projects, and equips participants with project management, Monitoring and Evaluation skills.The training blends planning and management principles with skill-development related to data collection and analysis.

FOR WHOM IS THIS TRAINING INTENDED?


This training is intended for Project Management Officials, government officials, department heads and programme managers; policy makers and programme implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, University Researchers among others.

TRAINING DURATION


10 days.

OBJECTIVES


The training is aimed at introducing and equipping participants with skills in;

  • Understand the concepts of monitoring and evaluation
  • Designing M&E systems and frameworks
  • Understand the framework
  • Preparation and implementation of monitoring and evaluation
  • Determine relevant indicators and data necessary for evaluation
  • Defining realistic expected results based on appropriate analysis
  • Monitoring progress toward results and resources consumed with the use of appropriate indicators

TRAINING CONTENT


Module 1:Basic Concepts in monitoring and evaluation

  • Introduction to M&E
  • M&E and the project/programme cycle
  • Importance of M&E
  • Purposes and uses of M&E
  • Identifying gaps in M&E
  • Barriers to effective M&E
  • Introduction to Problem Analysis

Module 2: Results-based M&E

  • Definition of Result Based M&E
  • Why results-based management?
  • Results based M&E outline and cycle
  • How to use results-based management M&E
  • Result Based M&E tools
  • The performance Indicators and performance measurement framework
  • Steps to complete a Performance Measurement Framework

Module 3: Readiness Assessment & Determination of Outcomes for M&E

Readiness Assessment

  • M&E readiness assessment and its significance
  • Aspects of M&E readiness assessment
  • How to conduct Readiness Assessment

Determination of Outcomes

  • The Importance of Outcomes
  • Issues to Consider in Choosing Outcomes to Monitor and Evaluate
  • Selecting Key Performance Indicators to Monitor Outcomes
  • How to choose Good Performance Indicators
  • The Use of Proxy Indicators
  • The Pros and Cons of Using Predesigned Indicators
  • Constructing Indicators
  • Setting Indicators

Module 4: Baseline Assessment

  • What is baseline assessment?
  • Importance of baseline assessment
  • Setting baselines and indicators
  • Gathering data on baseline Indicators
  • Use of Baseline data on indicators
  • Examples of baseline study

Module 5: M&E systems and Frameworks

  • Principles of M&E system
  • Identifying the purpose and scope of the M&E system
  • Design & set up of M&E system
  • Practical on designing the M&E system
  • Definition of M&E frameworks
  • Developing and implementing M&E frameworks
  • Linking M&E frameworks to indicators

Module 6: PerformanceM&E for Results

  • Types and Levels of Monitoring
  • Links between Implementation Monitoring and Results Monitoring
  • Needs of Every Results-Based Monitoring System
  • Evaluation techniques
  • Gender disintegration in M&E planning
  • Communicating M&E findings
  • The Use of Monitoring and Evaluation Findings
  • Assessing programme impact

Module 7: Statistical Concepts, Research methodology, Data collection and Management

  • Meaning Qualitative and quantitative data
  • Types of variables (Numerical, discrete variables, dummy variables,
  • Determination of research designs
  • Sampling techniques and sample size
  • Designing research tools, Data collection techniques
  • Entering categorical and continuous data
  • Defining and labeling variables
  • Validation and Sorting variables
  • Transforming, recoding and computing variables

Module 8: Tabulation and graphical presentation of data

  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Frequency tables
  • Tables for categorical data
  • Graphs and charts

Module 9: Data analysis and interpretation for M&E

  • Hypothesis testing
  • Comparing Means.
  • Regression and Correlation analysis
  • Interpreting the data
  • Introduction to analyzing qualitative data and qualitative data analysis softwares (NVIvo)

Module 10: Mobile Based Data Collection (ODK) and mapping

  • Introduction to mobile phone data collection
  • Advantages and challenges of Mobile Applications
  • Components of Open Data Kit (ODK)
  • ODK platforms and formats
  • Downloading and install ODK Collect into mobile devices or usingAPK file
  • Designing and creating Forms
  • ODK Aggregate Server
  • Transform data and Using GPS Coordinates for Mapping/Visualizing

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below: 

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

REQUIREMENTS


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  

TRAINING FEE


The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us below.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Mob: +254 7739167709

PAYMENT


Payment should be transferred to Versed Professional Services account through bank 7 days before commencement of training.

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CANCELLATION POLICY


  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.
  • The appropriate cancellation charge will apply based on the cost of your booking, as shown below.
  • In the event of an individual named on the booking form cannot attend, we will accept substitution of another delegate on the condition that written notification of the substitution has been received by us prior to the course date and an administration fee of $ 34 plus VAT has been paid.

COURSE PROVISIONS


  • Accommodation and travel are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • A buffet lunch and two teas are provided on all full day courses during training dates unless otherwise stated. The cost is included in the price quoted. Any special dietary requirements need to be notified in writing to VPSL in advance before commencement of the training

FORCE MAJEURE


  • Versed Professional Services Limited shall not be liable to refund of fees or for any other penalty should courses be cancelled due to war, fire, strike lock-out, industrial action, tempest, accident, civil disturbance or any other cause whatsoever beyond their control.

Event Properties

Event Date 17-07-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 28-07-2017 4:00 pm
Cut off date 05-07-2017
Individual Price $2,100.00
Location Versed Training Facilities, Nairobi Kenya
$2,100.00
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E-mail: training@versedpro.com

Tel: +254 735 537 073 | +254 739 167 709

 

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