Online Basic Monitoring and Evaluation Training
- February 1 – 19, 2021
Who should take this course, and Why choose this course
If you want to handle projects, or you are thinking of starting a career in monitoring and evaluation, or you are an entry level M&E officer or assistant in your NGO, or you are responsible for project-level M&E, this three – weeks SELF-PACED online course will help you benefit from the latest project – level M&E thinking and practice to guarantee your M&E system delivers maximum value to your organisation and its stakeholders. [DOWNLOAD COURSE AGENDA HERE ].
This online course also helps NGO M&E officers to work effectively and to become well equipped in documenting change. Delivered by expert development practitioners with extensive field experience, this is the leading introductory M&E course. [APPLY HERE ]
What past participants said about this course
“I would like to thank you for providing us with an excellent online course, the training was excellent very knowledgeable and it made us feel more confident in undertaking the practical part of the training.”
Centre for Human Rights & Civic Education (CHRICED)
“The training was indeed quite educative, I have gained a lot of experiences from the learning tasks, thank you for the excellent course materials and the explanatory videos, I look forward to participating in your other training.”
Democratic Action Group, Nigeria
Turning information into insights to improve project performance
This core information management skills course, delivered online, will give you the basic tools and requisite knowledge to create or manage a successful M&E system for your projects. You will leave the course with a better understanding of the role of effective monitoring and evaluation as well as the ability to make it happen. [APPLY HERE ]
You will also learn how to ensure the organization uses M&E to raise funds from its prospective partners
Our Approach to this online course
Like any program, our online course has its own unique modus operandi, that is the way we like to work and what we have found to be effective. The way we work is always evolving in order to meet the needs of everyone enrolled in the online course, and we encourage our participants to let us know how we can improve.
Our online course encourages the use of facilitators known as e-mentors that work with participants throughout the process of their online experience. Engagement in an online setting can be tricky, but we are eager and willing to answer any and all questions from participants. We offer every participant a unique network of staff and e-mentors to help guide them through the M&E growing process. In addition to weekly feedbacks with e-mentors, our staff will maintain and facilitate on-going relationships with the participants to better understand their needs and to ensure their successful completion of the online course.
Interactions between facilitators known as e-mentors and participants primarily take place via the Cloneshouse online classroom – whether in the lessons, on a discussion board, or through the comment section of participants tasks and or reports. we take the time to get to know you, and we stand by your efforts to make your M&E skills grow. [APPLY HERE ]
Technical requirement for this online course
This course is delivered completely online through the use of various technologies. Before the course starts, it is really important that everyone has installed the necessary programs and applications to make sure we experience as few technical problems as possible. If you ever experience a technical difficulty, there are resources we will provide to support you. You are also welcome to reach out to our team for support. Basically, for this online course, you will need a reliable internet connection, a laptop or desktop with chrome browser, and a Gmail account.
What you will learn
Through a mix of remote practical activities, theory and case study examples you will learn how to:
- Creating project mandates – Project goals and specific objectives.
- Developing theory of change with output and outcome statements.
- Develop and use SMART indicators that speaks to your results statement.
- Combine qualitative and quantitative tools to gather and interpret data.
- Contribute to the development of M&E report outlines
- Communicate your findings to raise funding, and incur more partners for your organisation project.
- Explore entry level M&E position work with Cloneshouse Nigeria, and Nigeria based and international NGOs
This online flexible programme includes a real- life M&E of projects in Africa
How much does this cost?
Our courses are one of the most complete, practical based course you can find in Africa, and despite how knowledgeable we are in this field, our courses come at a subsidized fee. Find below is our pricing to get trained in Monitoring & Evaluation.
This training will cost you 40,000 NGN if you are paying with Naira or $100 if you are paying with Dollars.
Have further question?
9:00 AM — 11:30 AMRoom AThe Changing Role and Practice of M&EUnderstanding the Evolution of M&E, Nuances and Concepts
11:30 AM — 10:19 AMTheory of ChangeApproach to developing causal pathways for programmes, projects and policies
2:30 PM — 5:00 PMDeveloping Key IndicatorsProcesses to Identifying Key Indicators that are relevant to your causal pathway
9:00 AM — 10:30 AMRoom BIntroduction to Data Types and FormsUnderstanding data types relevant to logic frameworks
10:30 AM — 12:30 PMRoom BQuantitative Data Collection MethodsIdentifying different types of qualitative data collection methods
12:30 PM — 3:30 PMRoom BQualitative Data Collection MethodsIdentifying qualitative data collection methods suitable for your causal pathway
3:30 PM — 5:00 PMRoom BSampling and Sampling MethodsUnderstanding different sampling methods
9:00 AM — 1:00 PMRoom CQuantitative Data AnalysisPlanning quantitative data analysis and using tools such as Spreadsheets, SPSS, STATA to analyze data
2:00 PM — 5:00 PMRoom CQualitative Data AnalysisPlanning qualitative data analysis and using tools such as MaxQDA and Invivo to analyze data
10:30 AM — 12:30 PMRoom CIdentifying means of verification