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(Online) Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning Training

This Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning online course is a 8-week programme specifically designed for development workers in NGOs, government, UN agencies and private sector organisations. We know you and your organisation want to become more effective. We believe you can do this by enhancing MEAL practices.

The course addresses MEAL for the entire results chain, and enables you to understand the importance of using information and knowledge for learning and evidence-based decision making.

Understand how to develop a learning M&E system, use new digital technologies, and explore techniques for monitoring remotely.

You work from the comfort of your own home or office. You complete the course over 8 weeks with facilitated, scheduled live meetings.

You will join a peer group of participants from different organisations and countries. IMA International facilitators will guide and mentor your learning process, providing you with:

1. Practical exercises and reflection activities
2. 6 guided 90-minute group webinars
3. Paired and peer group work
4. Presentations and video inputs
5. Written resources and links
6. Relevant case studies
7. User-friendly platform for accessing all materials, presentations and resources, sharing with your peer group and uploading your regular assignments to a dedicated portfolio
8. Scheduled access to mentors
9. Personalised mentoring session as 3-month follow up

For the course starting on the 4th October the provisional webinar dates are the 4th, 14th, 28th October all at 12pm (BST), on the 4th, 18th and 25th November all at 12pm (GMT).


How long: the 8 week programme will take between 30-40 hours to complete including: contact hours; self-study and reflection; peer and paired work; pre and post course learning.

You are awarded an M&E certificate after completing the course and fulfilling all course criteria.


More dates will be added soon, please sign up for our online learning updates to receive notifications.

Duration: 8 weeks

Venue
Date
Application Deadline
Fee
Online
04 Oct 21-26 Nov 21
01 Oct 21
£1250 (excl. VAT)
Online
08 Nov 21-14 Jan 22
05 Nov 21
£1250 (excl. VAT)

The price of the course excludes VAT which may be added depending on where you live and status of organisation.

Why choose this course

You will learn how to:

• decide what and how to monitor with different stakeholders
• clarify key results at the programme-level using logic models
• plan a project using the logical framework
• develop indicators and targets
• use participatory methods for data collection and analysis
• design and manage evaluation
• use your M&E findings to improve learning and stakeholder engagement
• use new and innovative digital methods for M&E, including remote monitoring
• incorporate Knowledge Sharing practices into your M&E
• develop and work with a practical M&E system.

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What you will learn

Module 1: MEAL fundamentals
Module 2: Identify stakeholders and their differing needs and roles
Module 3: Creating logic models
Module 4: M&E frameworks
Module 5: Assumptions and risks in design
Module 6: Developing indicators, targets and sources of data
Module 7: Data collection and remote M&E
Module 8: Reviews in M&E
Module 9: Baseline, evaluation, and impact studies.
Module 10: Participatory appraisal methods
Module 11: Prepare an M&E plan
Module 12: MEAL systems

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Monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes using results approaches

Objectives

Module 1:The fundamentals of MEAL and results approaches
Module 2:Identify stakeholders and their differing needs and roles with M&E
Module 3: Creating logic models, their uses and forms
Module 4: Working with different types of frameworks
Module 5: Understanding the difference between assumptions and risks in design
Module 6: Developing indicators, targets and means of verification at different result levels
Module 7: Qualitative and quantitative data collection approaches and instruments and data management
Module 8: Reviews in M&E
Module 9: Baseline data, evaluation types and methods, and impact studies.
Module 10: Participatory appraisal methods for MEAL
Module 11: Preparation of a tailored organisational MEAL plan
Module 12: MEAL systems and using information for Learning
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