This manual from inProgress (archived link) aims to support non profit organisations to effectively monitor their programs.
It provides a step by step process to set up a monitoring system and use a range of tools to continue the monitoring process.
- I. KEY ASPECTS OF MONITORING
- 1. What is Monitoring?
- 2. Why Do We Monitor and For Whom?
- 3. Who is Involved?
- 4. How Does it Work?
- 5. When Do We Monitor?
- 5. What Do We Monitor?
- 5.1 Monitoring What We Do, Versus What We Achieve
- II. HOW DO WE MONITOR?
- 1. Steps for Setting Up a Monitoring System
- 2. How to Monitor the Process and the Outputs
- 3. How to Monitor the Achievement of Results
- 3.1 Define Results/Outcomes
- 3.2 Define Indicators for Results
- 4. Prepare a Detailed Monitoring Plan
- 5. Identify Sources of Information
- 6. Data Collection
- 6.1 Tools for Data Compilation
- 7. Reflection and Analysis
- 7.1 Documenting and Sharing
- 8. Learning and Reviewing
- 8.1 Learning
- 8.2 Reviewing
- 9. Evaluation
Herrero, S. inProgress, (2012). Integrated monitoring: A practical manual for organisations that want to achieve results. Retrieved from website: https://web.archive.org/web/20140209093752/http://www.inprogressweb.com/ (archived link)