This programme can run as an online or classroom training
(Available also for Customised Training by Duration, Venue & Fee)
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 private and public sectors achieve results.
Introducing the Sphere of M&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&E System
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&E Systems
Key Elements of Success.
Choosing Outcomes to Monitor & Evaluate
“Know where you are going before you get moving”
Issues to consider in choosing Outcomes
Building consensus in choosing Outcomes
How to developing Outcome Statements.
Selecting Key Performance Indicators to Monitor Outcomes
Clear – precise and unambiguous
Relevant – appropriate for the project
Economic – available and affordable
Adequate – provides sufficient 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.
Quantitative and Qualitative Baseline Data
Data collection methods
Frequency of data collection
Cost of data collection
Who will analyze data and report
Selecting Results Targets
Factors to Influence Targets
Baseline starting point
Internal funding resources
External funding resources
Human resources capabilities
Monitoring for Results
Performance Monitoring Framework
Plan for Data Collection and Analysis
Tracking Implementation – inputs, activities, outputs
Tracking Results – goals, outcomes
Strategic Evaluation – Are we doing the right things
Operational Evaluation – Are we doing things right
Development Evaluation – Are there better ways.
Cause and Effect
Appropriate use of policy tools.
Quality of Evaluation
Value for money
Dissemination and feedback.
Stakeholders Roles in Project Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Service Officials