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Training on Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation

By: Devimpact Institute


06 - 10 May, 2019  5 days

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USD 950

Venue: Devimpact Institute

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 MandE 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 MandE. The course aims to enhance the skills of professionals who need to research, supervise, manage, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate development projects.

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 MandE 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 MandE
  • MandE in project lifecycle
  • Participatory MandE
  • Design of Results in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Results chain approaches
  • MandE causal pathway
  • Principles of planning, monitoring and evaluating for results
  • MandE Frameworks
  • Conceptual Framework
  • Results Framework
  • Logic Model
  • Logical Framework
  • Linking MandE Framework and MandE planning
  • MandE 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
  • MandE Systems
  • What is an MandE System?
  • Elements of MandE System
  • Steps for developing Results based MandE System
  • MandE Planning
  • Importance of an MandE Plan
  • Documenting MandE System in the MandE Plan
  • Components of an MandE Plan-Monitoring, Evaluation, Data management, Reporting
  • Using MandE Plan to implement MandE in a Project
  • MandE Plan vs MandE Framework vs MandE System
  • Baseline Survey in Results based MandE
  • 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
  • MandE Data Management
  • Different sources of MandE data
  • Qualitative data collection methods
  • Quantitative data collection methods
  • Participatory methods of data collection
  • Data Quality Assessment
  • MandE Results Use and Dissemination
  • Stakeholder’s information needs
  • Use of MandE results to improve and strengthen projects
  • Use of MandE Lessons learnt and Best Practices
  • Organization knowledge champions
  • MandE reporting format
  • MandE 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.


Devimpact Institute May 06 - 10 May, 2019

Class Session: 08:30:am - 04:30:am

USD 950.00
(Convert Currency) +254 714349537

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