Monitoring & Evaluation For Governance Course


Introduction

Poor governance and weak state institutions constrain development. Interest in funding governance reform processes has increased in recent years as donors recognize the importance of strengthening country governance systems to achieve common development goals.

This course aims to build the capacity of M&E professionals working with governance programs. The acquired M&E skills will assist the participants to apply the best M&E approaches in developing and implementing governance programs successfully.

Target Participants

This course is aimed at government, CSO, NGO, donor and development partners staff in charge of monitoring and evaluation in governance programs.

Course duration

5 Days

Course Objectives

By the end of this course the learners should be able to:

  • Understand monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in governance
  • Design a governance project using M&E frameworks
  • Develop governance indicators
  • Track performance indicators over the life of the project
  • Conduct data management in governance programs
  • Evaluate a governance programs
  • Develop and implement an M&E system
  • Develop a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan

Course Outline

Introduction to M&E

  • Overview of Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Key principles and concepts in M&E
  • M&E in project lifecycle
  • Complementary roles of Monitoring and Evaluation

Project Design

  • Steps to develop a results based M&E System
  • Problem Tree Analysis
  • Setting Project Objectives
  • Causal Pathway

Theory of Change

  • Overview of theory of change
  • Developing theory of change
  • Theory of Change vs Log Frame
  • Case study: Theory of change

M&E Frameworks

  • Conceptual Frameworks
  • Results Frameworks
  • Logic Model
  • Logical Framework

Governance Indicators

  • Indicators selection
  • Indicator metrics
  • Linking indicators to results
  • Indicator matrix
  • Tracking of indicators

Developing an M&E System for Governance Programs

  • Introduction to M&E System
  • Scope of an M&E System
  • Elements of an M&E System
  • M&E Plan and the M&E System
  • Implementing the M&E System

Evaluation of Governance Programs

  • Introduction to Project Evaluation
  • Evaluation Process
  • Evaluation Criteria
  • Developing Evaluation Questions
  • Evaluation findings sharing and dissemination

Impact Evaluation of Governance Programs

  • Introduction to Impact Evaluation
  • Impact Evaluation Designs
  • Implementation of Impact Evaluations in Governance programs

M&E Data Management in Governance Programs

  • Tools and Methodologies for collecting data
  • Participatory methods of data collection
  • Data Analysis
  • M&E Report Writing

Learning in M&E

  • Data demand and use in Governance Programs
  • Document of M&E Lessons learnt and Best Practices
  • Information Sharing

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FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.