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Monitoring and Evaluation Systems Advanced Online Course: June – July 2021

  • Tue 29 June 2021 - Tue 20 July 2021
  • Online
  • £550.00
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Are you interested in strengthening the monitoring and evaluation (M & E) processes and practices within your organisation so that high quality information is collected and shared to enable learning and accountability? INTRAC’s new online course on Monitoring and Evaluation Systems aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to be able to develop an effective M&E system for your project, programme or organisation.

The course will set out the key components of an M&E system, discuss the different influences on a M&E system and how to manage these, and the steps to take to diagnose and rectify problems with an M&E system. It will also cover how to make decisions on what information to collect, how to summarise and aggregate that information, and how M&E systems differ for projects, complex programmes and organisations.

This course is intended for those that already have some experience of monitoring and evaluation. It has been designed to build on and enhance participant’s skills and understanding of M&E and work through some of the practical challenges commonly faced in designing and managing M&E systems.

Course Structure and Schedule: The Monitoring and Evaluation Systems Advanced Online Course, delivered over the course of 4 weeks, will give you access to:

  • INTRAC e-learning platform, with self-paced activities to be completed before/after live sessions, and further resources such as handouts and recordings;
  • Four weekly interactive live sessions facilitated by our experienced trainers, which will include small group discussions and live exercises;
  • Opportunities to interact with other participants on the programme through the e-learning platform and the live sessions;
  • One 50-minute individual mentoring session with one of the trainers.

On average, we estimate participants should set aside about 4-6 hours per week for this course.

Course fee:  GBP 550.00

Application deadline:  25 June 2021  

Course trainers:

Alison Napier  is the lead consultant for Monitoring and Evaluation at INTRAC. She has over 20 years’ experience working with civil society organisations mainly in Africa, as well as in Cambodia and Laos. Her work focus include  training and facilitation, programme and project design, Theory of Change, organisational development, and civil society capacity support, among others.

Anne Garbutt is an experienced international development consultant having lived and worked in many parts of the world. She has taken the lead in developing an NGO strengthening programme in Central Asia and delivered on consultancies across the world in organisational development, monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning and partner capacity building.

Richard Ponsford is a senior consultant in monitoring, evaluation and learning at INTRAC. He has 12 years’ experience of working on development programmes across Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Richard has extensive experience in designing, managing and strengthening MEL systems for civil society organisations working on a wide variety of thematic areas, notably livelihoods, child protection, education, health, climate resilience and women’s rights.