4-day Training on Monitoring & Evaluation

Course Outline:

Results-based monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is a powerful management tool that can be used to help policy and decision makers track progress and demonstrate the impact of a given project, programme, or policy. Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is an essential component of any intervention, project, or programme that provides assurance regarding expected outcomes. Unlike traditional implementation-focused M&E, results-based M&E moves beyond an emphasis on inputs and outputs to a greater focus on outcomes and impacts.
This course discusses the main components of a typical M&E system. The course aims at providing trainees with a clear overall picture of M&E is about; including appreciating key concepts and practices needed to tackle advanced topics.

  • Understand what M&E entails and related terminologies;
    Identify the key purposes and scope of M&E;
  • Explain key M&E processes;
  • Differentiate between monitoring functions and evaluation functions;
  • Describe the functions of an M&E plan;
  • Discuss how information can be used for decision making & how to analyze the information;
  • Undertake M&E reporting and communication and demonstrate capacity to write reports;
  • Communicate and present on M&E related aspects
Expected Outcomes
  • Participants will have a good understanding of M&E concepts and rocesses. 
  • They understand what M&E is, how it is implemented and why it is needed by an organization.  
  • They will appreciate the application of M&E to programmes, projects and results-based endeavours.
Who Should Attend
  • Professionals interested in M&E in the public, private or non-governmental sector;
  • Managers (including project and programme managers) and supervisors interested in effective management of their projects and programmes;
  • Students and people interested in a career in project management or monitoring and evaluation (M&E)

Who Should Attend

  • Preferably university graduate or under-graduate
  • Good command and understanding of English language  
  • No prior experience of project management is required, although this will be an advantage

  • Dissemination and Use
  • Report writing and presentation skills
  • Communication strategies for M&E
  • Use of reports
  • Sustaining M&E in the organization
Day One – 1

Understanding Monitoring and Evaluation Systems

• Results based M&E defined
• Factors to consider when setting up
• Integrating M&E in the Project Cycle
• Significance of M&E to a sales and marketing team

Designing Monitoring and Evaluation Systems

• Results framework
• Indicator development

Day Two – 2
  • Components of M&E plan
  • Data management
    • Collection
    • Storage
    • Analysis
    • Interpretation
Day Three – 3
  • Designing an evaluation: factors to consider; types of evaluation; Steps of conducting an evaluation-         
  • Budgeting for M&E systems: cost components of an M&E system; characteristics of M&E budgets
  • Contracting M&E services: contracting arrangements; factors to consider when sourcing for M&E services
Day Four – 4
Your Investment

1100 (KES 130,000) for in-class training; $500 (KES 65,000) for online classes (NB: these charges do not include taxes).

Phone No. :

+254 101 915 260


Previous Participant Comments
  • Very good delivery & presentation; very energetic & good knowledge of the subject. Excellent work!
  • Complementary instructors! Superb for ease of understanding!
  • Very practical and very relevant examples given
  • Practical nature of the topics and its relevance to the business
  • Excellent practical exercise on disaster recovery and crisis communications
  • The course is important to our company