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Short Course: Monitoring and Evaluation

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  1. Dline

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    Dnly-Line Consultancy

    Consultation and Training Services in Team Building, Leadership and Management.
    Tel: General (255- 762389664, 255- 712859684) P. O. Box 65506

    E-mail: info@dlineconsult.com Website: www.dlineconsult.com Dar es salaam Tanzania

    Course Title: Monitoring and Evaluation.
    [FONT=&quot]Date:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 7 - 11 May 2012 Venue: peacock Hotel - Dar es salaam


    Course objectives:
    Ø [FONT=&quot]To equip participants with the knowledge and basic skills for effective performance of monitoring and evaluation processes[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]To build the capacity of participants in the implementation of Information Management System, including data collection, processing, and reporting.


    Specific objectives:
    [FONT=&quot]By the end of the course, each active participant (attended all training sessions) should be able to:[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Define, outline and differentiate the basic principles and activities of monitoring and evaluation[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Differentiate the stages of the Programme Management Cycle and the M&E Cycle[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Describe the logical framework for strategic planning[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Prepare a strategic plan based on situation analysis, option appraisal, prioritization, goal-setting and formulation of SMART objectives[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Prepare a terms of reference (TOR)/proposal for monitoring and evaluation exercises[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Describe the common methods of evaluation as well as quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Identify sources of bias in data collection[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Process – analyze and interpret – routinely collected programme data[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Make, and differentiate between, observation interpretation, conclusion and recommendation of a monitoring or evaluation exercise[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Report processed information in a structured, logical and evidence-based presentation [/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Course content:[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]In line with the specific objectives, the topics to be covered by the course shall include:[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Pre-Course Expectation Analysis[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Definitions, Principles and types of monitoring and evaluation activities[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Programme Management Cycle[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Monitoring & Evaluation Cycles[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Logical framework for strategic planning[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Practical/Group work: Preparing a strategic plan[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Steps of Terms of Reference (TOR) or Proposal for Monitoring & Evaluation activities[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Practical/Group work: Preparing a Terms of Reference (TOR)[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Monitoring and Evaluation Methods: Methods of Programme Review, Supervision and Evaluation[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Basic quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Bias in data collection: definition, sources and control [/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Data Processing: analysis, interpret and presentation of routine programme data[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Structure of a technical report: understanding observation, interpretation, conclusion and recommendation[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Practical/Group work: Preparing an evidence-based report [/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Post-course evaluation


    [FONT=&quot]Training methods: [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]There are training approaches suggested for the facilitation of each session in the lesson notes for the course. The various approaches could be employed as suitable for each session:[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Interactive facilitation[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Use of training resources such as Cards, Flip-charts, white boards and power-point presentations[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Learning by participation, practical exercises and Group work[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Team-building techniques [/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Teaching of principles[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Assignments – participants will selected a project (a case study) at the beginning of the course and work on their chosen projects during the preparation, planning, data collection, analysis, and reporting writing modules of the course. Working in groups – each will prepare and make final presentation of their project work at the end of the course.[/FONT]
    Ø [FONT=&quot]Course evaluation: NO TESTS! NO EXAMINATIONS!! The level of improvement in learning of each participant will be assessed by comparing their total scores attained in their pre and post course self-assessment on the[/FONT][FONT=&quot] course objectives [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot] Materials to bring: [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Usage of a calculator and computer is essential for this course. Participants are expected to bring their personal laptop computers, if they have one. Access to a printer and the internet will be provided at the course venue. The training pack will contain some writing and reading materials.


    [FONT=&quot]Target Group:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] [/FONT][FONT=&quot] [/FONT][FONT=&quot]M&E Officers, Managers, Program Officers, Marketing analysts, Product Managers, Consultants, Marketing officers, Researchers, students and other interested parties.


    Course Fees: Tsh.800, 000 and / or USD 500 (email the bank slips to the above email address after payment in the bank.) Payment Mode: Payment should be made by cash or cheque to DnLY-Line Consultancy NBC bank account No. 041103001749 at any Branch before 4[SUP]th[/SUP] May 2012 The fees indicated cover for course material, tuition, refreshments for two breaks and lunch. [h=4][/h]