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Monitoring and Evaluation (M and E) of Projects Course

The country is as exposed as any country to the growing pressures on government for good governance, accountability, greater development effectiveness and delivery of tangible results. Accompanying this is an attendant need for enhanced result-based monitoring and evaluation of policies, programmes and projects. This course delivers the powerful tool that can be used to improve the way government ministries, departments and agencies achieve results. Course Contents Day One Introducing the Sphere of M and E Tracking and evaluating performance of the budget Public expenditure tracking systems / surveys Recording, auditing and reviewing budget performance Mainstreaming gender and social inclusion in budget processes Introduction to a Result-based M and E System Intended Actual Effects Conducting a Project Readiness Assessment Why a project readiness assessment is essential Who is involved in project readiness assessments? Required data in project readiness assessments Sources of data for project readiness assessments Capacity to Monitor and Evaluate Obstacles to Overcome in Building M and E Systems Key Elements of Success. Day Two Choosing Outcomes to Monitor and Evaluate “Know where you are going before you get moving” Issues to consider in choosing Outcomes Building consensus in choosing Outcomes How to develop Outcome Statements. Selecting Key Performance Indicators to Monitor Outcomes Clear - precise and unambiguous Relevant - appropriate for the project Economic - available and affordable Adequate - provides enough basis to assess performance Monitorable - available for independent validation. Use of Pre-Designed Indicators MDGs - Millennium Development Goals UNDP - Sustainable Human Development IMF - Macroeconomic Indicators World Bank - Rural Development Handbook. Day Three Quantitative and Qualitative Baseline Data Data source Data collection methods Frequency of data collection Cost of data collection Who will analyse data and report? Selecting Results Targets Economic wellbeing Social development Environmental sustainability Factors to Influence Targets Baseline starting point Internal funding resources External funding resources Human resources capabilities Political concerns. Day Four Monitoring for Results Performance Monitoring Framework Plan for Data Collection and Analysis Budgeting Staffing Activity planning Tracking Implementation - inputs, activities, outputs Tracking Results - goals, outcomes Monitoring Reports. Evaluation Strategic Evaluation - Are we doing the right things Operational Evaluation - Are we doing things right Development Evaluation - Are there better ways. Evaluation Reporting Descriptive Normative/compliance Correlational Cause and Effect Implementation/process Appropriate use of policy tools. Quality of Evaluation Impartiality Usefulness Stakeholder involvement Technical adequacy Value for money Dissemination and feedback. Day Five Stakeholders Roles in Project Monitoring and Evaluation Public Service Officials Legislative Houses Donors Civil Society. MR ABIODUN TOKI 08033019120

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4th Oct, 2021 - 8th Oct, 2021


5/7 Alade Lawal Street, Off Ikorodu Road, Anthony Village


Mon 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tue 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wed 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thur 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Fri 9:00 am-6:00pm


Gate fee (₦): 180,000

Organized by: Tom Associates Training

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