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Monitoring and Evaluation (M and E) of Government Projects Course

By: Tom Associates  

Lagos State, Nigeria

25 - 29 Jun, 2018  5 days

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NGN 175,000

The country is as exposed as any country to the growing pressures on government for good governance, accountability, greater development effectiveness and delivery of tangible results. Accompanying this is an attendant need for enhanced result-based monitoring and evaluation of policies, programmes and projects.

This course delivers the powerful tool that can be used to improve the way government ministries, departments and agencies achieve results.

Course Contents

DAY ONE

Introduction to a Result-based M and E System

  • Intended
  • Actual
  • Effects

Conducting a Project Readiness Assessment

  • Why a project readiness assessment is essential
  • Who is involved in project readiness assessments
  • Required data in project readiness assessments
  • Sources of data for project readiness assessments

Capacity to Monitor and Evaluate

  • Obstacles to Overcome in Building M&E Systems
  • Key Elements of Success                                                  

DAY TWO

Choosing Outcomes to Monitor & Evaluate

  • “Know where you are going before you get moving”
  • Issues to consider in choosing Outcomes
  • Building consensus in choosing Outcomes
  • How to developing Outcome Statements

Selecting Key Performance Indicators to Monitor Outcomes

  • Clear - precise and unambiguous
  • Relevant - appropriate for the project
  • Economic - available and affordable
  • Adequate - provides sufficient basis to assess performance
  • Monitorable - available for independent validation.

Use of Pre-Designed Indicators

  • MDGs - Millennium Development Goals              
  • UNDP - Sustainable Human Development
  • IMF - Macroeconomic Indicators                
  • World Bank - Rural Development Handbook

DAY THREE

Quantitative and Qualitative Baseline Data

  • Data source
  • Data collection methods
  • Frequency of data collection
  • Cost of data collection
  • Who will analyze data and report

Selecting Results Targets

  • Economic wellbeing
  • Social development
  • Environmental sustainability

Factors to Influence Targets

  • Baseline starting point
  • Internal funding resources
  • External funding resources
  • Human resources capabilities
  • Political concerns.

DAY FOUR

Monitoring for Results

  • Performance Monitoring Framework
  • Plan for Data Collection and Analysis
  • Budgeting
  • Staffing
  • Activity planning
  • Tracking Implementation - inputs, activities, outputs
  • Tracking Results - goals, outcomes
  • Monitoring Reports.

Evaluation

  • Strategic Evaluation - Are we doing the right things
  • Operational Evaluation - Are we doing things right
  • Development Evaluation - Are there better ways.

Evaluation Reporting

  • Descriptive
  • Normative/compliance
  • Correlational
  • Cause and Effect
  • Implementation/process
  • Appropriate use of policy tools.

Quality of Evaluation

  • Impartiality
  • Usefulness
  • Stakeholder involvement
  • Technical adequacy
  • Value for money
  • Dissemination and feedback.

DAY FIVE

Stakeholders Roles in Project Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Public Service Officials
  • Legislative Houses
  • Donors
  • Civil Society.
5/7 Alade Lawal Street, off Ikorodu Road, Anthony Village, Lagos Jun 25 - 29 Jun, 2018

Registration: 08:30:am - 09:00:am

Class Session: 09:00:am - 04:00:am

NGN 175,000.00
(Convert Currency)

Mr Abiodun Toki 08033019120

3 – 4 participants: 5% discount 5 or more participants: 10% discount
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