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Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation with MS Projects Course

By: Upskill Development Institute


16 - 20 Oct, 2023  5 days

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USD 1,200

Venue: Nairobi, Kenya

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 20 - 24 Nov, 2023 USD1200
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 18 - 22 Dec, 2023 USD1200

Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is the very cornerstone of reporting requirements under many projects being implemented across the globe. Consistent and quality reports require that M&E systems are strengthened to sufficient levels that allows for thorough analysis of findings, cross learning and measuring impact of project interventions.

Duration: 5 days

Course Objectives

  • To introduce the project cycle and identify the issues necessary for planning
  • To use Microsoft Project Software for Project Planning and Monitoring
  • To prepare evaluation designs and how to document change
  • To produced and share reports with stakeholders
  • Understand the concept of effective project monitoring and evaluation
  • Understand strategies and techniques for monitoring and evaluating projects
  • Prepare monitoring and evaluation systems & plans
  • Implement the monitoring and evaluation systems & plans

Topics to Be Covered

  • Project Management Overview
  • Project Management Framework
  • Project Management Processes
  • Introduction to monitoring and evaluation
  • The concept of effective Project M&E & Results-Based Management (RBM)
  • Setting project objectives and targets that facilitates effective M&E
  • Project cycle and project planning
  • Organizing the project’s human resources
  • The logical framework as a project design/M&E tool
  • Tools, methods and approaches facilitating M&E
  • Tools, methods and approaches facilitating M&E
  • Results-based and participatory M&E
  • Evaluations, learning and improvement
  • Communicating and Reporting M&E finding
  • Practical group exercises
  • Recap and closure
  • Use of MS Project as a project management and monitoring tool
  • Introduction to MS Project
  • Critical Path Method
  • Start Screen, Project Workspace, Backstage View and Touch Mode
  • Options
  • Schedule Options and Change Working Time
  • Creating Work Breakdown Structure
  • Setting Up Tasks
  • Setting Up Resources
  • Assigning Resources
  • Milestones
  • Costs
  • Finalizing the Project Plan
  • Tracking
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Customizing Microsoft Project
  • Bonus Section: Earned Value Management

Training Approach

This course will be delivered by our skilled trainers who have vast knowledge and experience as expert professionals in the fields. The course is taught in English and through a mix of theory, practical activities, group discussion and case studies. Course manuals and additional training materials will be provided to the participants upon completion of the training.

Tailor-Made Course

This course can also be tailor-made to meet organization requirement. For further inquiries, please contact us through the “Book Now” or “Inquire” button on the course.

Training Venue 

The training will be held at our Upskill Training Centre. We also offer training for a group at requested location all over the world. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, and buffet lunch.

Visa application, travel expenses, airport transfers, dinners, accommodation, insurance, and other personal expenses are catered by the participant


Participants will be issued with Upskill certificate upon completion of this course.

Airport Pickup and Accommodation

Airport pickup and accommodation is arranged upon request. For booking contact our Training Coordinator through the “Book Now” or “Inquire” button on the course.

Terms of Payment: Unless otherwise agreed between the two parties payment of the course fee should be done 3 working days before commencement of the training so as to enable us to prepare better.

Nairobi, Kenya Oct 16 - 20 Oct, 2023
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 20 - 24 Nov, 2023
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 18 - 22 Dec, 2023
USD 1,200.00
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Daniel Ndung'u +254721331808

Upskill Facilitator

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