Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting for Development Projects Training Course - Durban

Southern Hemisphere’s Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting for Development Projects course will be run in Durban on 19 - 23 May 2014.

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting for Development Projects Training Course - Durban

Southern Hemisphere’s Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting for Development Projects course will be run in Durban on 19 - 23 May 2014.

The objective of this course in planning, monitoring and evaluation is to equip development practitioners with the knowledge and expertise to be able to conduct their own planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting or to be able to guide project partners in doing so.
 
A key objective is to increase the capacity of the development sector to deliver project outcomes that are efficient and effective, and to be able to measure and evaluate these outcomes.
 
The course will provide a space for development practitioners to learn from each other by sharing knowledge and experiences. 

Outcomes
Having completed the course the participant will have:
  • An appreciation of the purpose and benefits of planning, monitoring,  evaluation and reporting;
  • An improved workable understanding of the key concepts in planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting;
  • An understanding of the importance of integrating monitoring, evaluation and reporting into project planning, and an understanding of where they fit into the project cycle;
  • Knowledge of how to plan a project using the Logical Framework Approach;
  • Knowledge of how to develop a result-based monitoring and evaluation framework;
  • Knowledge of the different stages of evaluation;
  • An improved understanding of the different types of evaluation;
  • A basic knowledge of data collection and analysis techniques, and their relationship to the different types of evaluation.
Participants will also be able to:
  • Develop targets against which performance is measured;
  • Monitor their projects and the achievement of objectives;
  • Identify and develop “SMART” objectives and “DVARP” indicators;
  • Do a stakeholder analysis, objectives analysis, alternatives analysis, problem analysis;
  • Select an appropriate framework for conducting an evaluation;
  • Identify appropriate qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques;
  • Construct a terms of reference and an evaluation report.
Participants will leave the course with:

Knowledge and skills of how to plan a development project, using the Logical Framework Approach, and how to design an M&E plan.
Requirements

To achieve these outcomes full participation is required. There will be no passive learning. Participants will get opportunities to share their experiences and best practices regarding monitoring, evaluation and reporting. The expected outcomes from each module will focus the discussion and learning. Those participants who request accreditation would be expected to complete assignments to training.
Costs
  • The cost of this course is R8 050 (excluding VAT). 
  • Early bird registration and full payment by 11 April is R7 245 (excl VAT)
For a more detailed course outline, click here.

Click here to get the registration form, which is due on 25 April 2014. (Early bird registration and full payment by 11 April receives a 10% discount). We hope that you will join us on this very popular training course.
Event start date: 
19/05/2014
Event end date: 
23/05/2014
Event venue: 
Durban.
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