SEMINAR ON MONITORING & EVALUATION AND REPORT WRITING. FROM 20th – 22nd JUNE 2017 TO BE HELD AT NAIROBI SAFARI CLUB NAIROBI - KENYA

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SEMINAR ON MONITORING & EVALUATION AND REPORT WRITING

TO BE HELD AT NAIROBI SAFARI CLUB

NAIROBI - KENYA

FROM 20th – 22nd JUNE 2017

 The Need

Monitoring is an ongoing task to tract progress against planned tasks. Monitoring aims at providing regular oversight of the implementation of an action in terms of input delivery, work schedules targeted outputs. The data got through monitoring is used for evaluation.

Project Evaluation represents a systematic and objective assessment of ongoing or completed projects or programs in terms of their design, implementation and results. Evaluation deals with strategic issues such as program/project relevance, effectiveness, efficiency in light of specified objectives as well as project impact and sustainability.

The aim of the Seminar

This will equip you with the necessary knowledge to collect, tabulate and interpret data and information in an organized manner which will guide management decisions in M& E process.

Course Outputs

After completing the course the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts of monitoring and evaluation
  • Appraise and determine best fit monitoring methods
  • Appreciate evaluation in the context of development work
  • Understand the framework of analytical categories of evaluation
  • Undertake a problem analysis
  • Determine relevant indicators and data necessary for evaluation
  • Prepare for and implement a monitoring and evaluation process
  • Develop a data indicators grid

Who should attend

M & E Officers, Project accountants, finance managers, project officers and managers, project planners and analysts, Audit staff and anyone interested to improve their Monitoring and Evaluation skills in NGOs and the private sector.

 

Training Content Outline

Introduction to monitoring and evaluation

  • Terms and concepts
    • Difference between monitoring and evaluation
    • The need for monitoring and evaluation in development projects
    • Monitoring in all process of the project cycle
    • Types of indicators

Monitoring and Evaluation Framework

  • Types of Frameworks
  • Role of in Monitoring and Evaluation planning

Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation Plan

  • Describe the functions of an M&E plan
  • Describe the main elements of an M&E plan
  • Define standards for an M&E plan
  • Describe some of the complexities of M &E plan
  • Provide an overview of M&E plan implementation modalities

Logical Frame work

 Indicators

 Data Collection, Capture, and Data Quality Checks

  • Identify types of data collection tools
  • Identify type of tools at each M &E level
  • Define data capture
  • Identify key steps in data capture
  • Define data quality
  • Data quality audit

Data Analysis, Interpretation and Reporting

  • Role of data analysis in monitoring and evaluation
  • Types of data analysis
  • Interpretation of data
  • Deciding which reporting methods to use
  • Communication of M&E findings for action and accountability

Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation

 Overview on Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Steps of a PM&E Process
  • Techniques and Tools for PM&

 Introduction to Report Writing

  • The Definition of a Report
  • 9 Key Aspects of a Report

How to Structure a Report Professionally

  • An Abstract or Executive Summary
  • A Table of Contents
  • The Introduction
  • A Literature Review
  • Methodology
  • Results

What Makes a Good Report?

  • Objectivity
  • Accuracy
  • Directness
  • Criticality
  • Appropriateness
  • Sound Logic

5 Common Complaints about Reports

  • Not answering the brief
  • Poor Structure
  • Inadequate Content
  • Wrong Kind of Results
  • Unnecessary Use of Jargon

A Checklist for Successful Reports

  • Does the report answer the original brief?
  • Does the report answer the needs of the reader?
  • Is the material presented in relevant and logical sections?
  • Is everything correctly and clearly labelled?
  • Are all graphs and tables explained properly?
  • Does all content relate to the stated objectives?
  • Is the report jargon free?
  • Have you proof read the report before submitting?

 How to Plan Your Report

  • Fully understanding the brief
  • Visualising who the reader will be
  • Creating the structure of the report
  • Obtaining or producing the data
  • Analysing the data and information
  • Arriving at a conclusion, with a call to action
  • Writing the report
  • Using the checklist to appraise and edit the report
  • Submitting the report

 Training Venue     :           Nairobi Safari Club, Nairobi – Kenya

Training Duration      :           3 Days

Target Region             :           Global

Training Fee               :           US$ 750 (Kshs 75,000.00)

Accreditation             :           NITA/TRN/1435

Language                    :           English

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TRAINING FEE PAYMENT

The training fees is payable to:

Account Name           :           Intex Management Institute Ltd

Account No.               :           1202689469

Bank Name                :           Kenya Commercial Bank of Kenya

Bank Branch               :           Kimathi branch

Swift Code                  :           KCBLKENX

Bank Code                  :           01

Branch Code              :           255

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