Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Professional Certificate – Foundation | Online course

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Beit Al Karma Consulting
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Course overview

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) activities are vital to the effective project management of development programs. MEL activities make sure that the project’s activities are relevant to the context coherent with other interventions achieve their objectives deliver results in an efficient way and have positive impacts that last.

The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Professional Certificate – Foundation training course will enable training participants to implement the day-to-day job activities often required of a Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer. The course includes the foundational competencies critical and evaluative thinking skills necessary to enable MEL officers to meaningfully design their projects, effectively manage their development projects, learn from results, make informed decisions and be accountable to their funding organizations as well as to the children men and women they serve.

Join our experienced facilitator and together with a peer group you will learn using a mix of participatory training activities and case examples over 4 weeks including 12-hours trainer-led online sessions.

Learning outcomes

  1. Develop a results-based logical framework for development projects.
  2. Explain the differences between the various levels of results: outputs outcomes and impact.
  3. Develop smart quantitative and qualitative Key Performance Indicators to measure project’s progress meaningfully accurately and adequately.
  4. Design the project's MEL Plan and articulate its key sections.
  5. Learn the latest DAC evaluation criteria and its relationship with the results framework.
  6. How to use learnings to improve project’s performance in one hand and to enhance organizational growth and sustainability on the other hand.

Who should attend?

This course is a foundation to intermediate level. It is designed for development practitioners working in local and international NGOs, government agencies, donor-funded development projects, social enterprises, philanthropic organizations, and development consulting firms, among others. The targeted audience includes:

  • Monitoring. evaluation and learning officers.
  • Development Project officers/coordinators
  • Development programs managers
  • Project field officers
  • Grants management specialists
  • Resources mobilization fundraising, and communication specialists.

Delivery format

  • Eight interactive online sessions facilitated by our highly experienced consultant. Each live session lasts 90 minutes.
  • The course focuses on a mixture of Theory and practice individually and in small group discussions.
  • Presentations materials and training instructions are in English.
  • Our trainers are bilingual in English and Arabic
  • On average we estimate participants should set aside 4-6 hours per week to complete this course.

Course certificate

You will get your certificate by either one of the following conditions:

  1. Attend at least 65% of the live sessions.
  2. Passing the final test with at least a grade of 56%. The final online test consists of 23 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in 35 minutes.

Course date

3 June - 3 July 2024 | Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (Egypt time)

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