An objective describes a change a project, programme or organisation wants to achieve or contribute to. Objectives can be set at many different levels from broad strategic objectives to specific project objectives. They can range from simple deliverables that are within control of a project or programme’s management to much wider goals that are dependant on many external factors. The ability to set good objectives is critical for effective monitoring and evaluation.
This is paper number 6 of our Monitoring and Evaluation Planning Series.
Monitoring and Evaluation Planning Series. Setting Objectives. 6