The Fundamentals of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) program comprises two one-week courses: Fundamentals of M&E 1 and Fundamentals of M&E 2. Their objective is to provide participants with the necessary M&E knowledge and tools so they can incorporate them into their project design, planning and implementation.

DURATION

Two one-week courses (+80 hrs)

TUITION FEE

2000 USD per course

REQUIREMENTS

Fluency in the language of instruction

TOPICS

TOPICS

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

FUNDAMENTALS OF M&E 1

  • Introduction to M&E
  • Theory of Change & Logical Frameworks
  • Indicators Design
  • Introduction to Data Collection Methods
  • M&E and Project Planning
  • Identify the main purpose of monitoring and evaluation (M&E).
  • Understand fundamental M&E concepts and terminology.
  • Develop Theories of Change and Logical Frameworks.
  • Design indicators and apply common data collection methods.
  • Understand how to effectively link M&E to project planning.

FUNDAMENTALS OF M&E 2

  • Recap Fundamentals of M&E
  • Data Collection for M&E
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Communication and Visualization of M&E Results
  • M&E for Decision-Making
  • Identify and determine specific data collection needs for monitoring and evaluation processes.
  • Use basic methods and tools to analyze and interpret M&E data.
  • Organize and present M&E results effectively.
  • Use M&E results in decision-making and product development processes.

TOPICS

FUNDAMENTALS OF M&E 1

TOPICS

  • Introduction to M&E
  • Theory of Change & Logical Frameworks
  • Indicators Design
  • Introduction to Data Collection Methods
  • M&E and Project Planning

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Identify the main purpose of monitoring and evaluation (M&E).
  • Understand fundamental M&E concepts and terminology.
  • Develop Theories of Change and Logical Frameworks.
  • Design indicators and apply common data collection methods.
  • Understand how to effectively link M&E to project planning.

FUNDAMENTALS OF M&E 2

TOPICS

  • Recap Fundamentals of M&E
  • Data Collection for M&E
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Communication and Visualization of M&E Results
  • M&E for Decision-Making

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Identify and determine specific data collection needs for monitoring and evaluation processes.
  • Use basic methods and tools to analyze and interpret M&E data.
  • Organize and present M&E results effectively.
  • Use M&E results in decision-making and product development processes.

FORMATION STRUCTURE

Face-to-face courses:

workshops, lectures and plenaries

Two online
assessments:

multiple-choice questions and case studies

Languages:

English, French and Spanish

Certificate:

earn an M&E a certificate after both courses and assessments

HOW TO ENROLL

Fill

the pre-register form

Make

the tuition fee payment

Send

proof of payment

Receive

official registration form

PREVIOUS EDITIONS

Fundamentals of M&E 2. Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 2019.

Fundamentals of M&E 2. Istanbul, Turkey, April 2019.

Fundamentals of M&E 1. Mexico City, Mexico, November 2018.

Fundamentals of M&E 1. Shanghai, China, October 2018.

Fundamentals of M&E 2. Nairobi, Kenya, April 2018.

Fundamentals of M&E 1. Rome, Italy, October 2017.

PRiME Impact Evaluation course is a tailored training for rural development professionals who wish to build capacities in impact evaluation applied to their sector. The course content draws from the best international practices and field experiences from IFAD’s Independent Office of Evaluation (IOE) and has a workshop-based design that allows participants to work through tasks and problems that mimic their daily activities.

DURATION

One-week (+40 hrs)

TUITION FEE

2000 USD

REQUIREMENTS

Basic statistical knowledge Basic skills on statistics software Fluency in the language of instruction

TOPICS

TOPICS

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

IMPACT EVALUATION

  • Introduction to Impact Evaluation and refreshers
  • Experimental Evaluations
  • Non-Experimental Approaches (Differences-in-Differences, Instrumental Variables, Regression Discontinuity, Matching, Propensity Score Matching)
  • Challenges in Evaluating Rural Projects
  • Exercises in Evaluation Design and Case Studies
  • Learn the importance and the types of questions impact evaluations can answer.
  • Understand key concepts of impact evaluations (e.g. counterfactual, treatment and control groups, randomization, impact calculation).
  • Identify when and how to use each of the most common approaches (experimental evaluation, difference-in-differences, instrumental variables, regression discontinuity design, and matching).
  • Recognize the main challenges in evaluating agricultural projects.

TOPICS

IMPACT EVALUATION

TOPICS

  • Introduction to Impact Evaluation and refreshers
  • Experimental Evaluations
  • Non-Experimental Approaches (Differences-in-Differences, Instrumental Variables, Regression Discontinuity, Matching, Propensity Score Matching)
  • Challenges in Evaluating Rural Projects
  • Exercises in Evaluation Design and Case Studies

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Learn the importance and the types of questions impact evaluations can answer.
  • Understand key concepts of impact evaluations (e.g. counterfactual, treatment and control groups, randomization, impact calculation).
  • Identify when and how to use each of the most common approaches (experimental evaluation, difference-in-differences, instrumental variables, regression discontinuity design, and matching).
  • Recognize the main challenges in evaluating agricultural projects.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Face-to-face courses:

workshops, lectures and plenaries

Online
assessments:

multiple-choice questions and case studies

Languages:

English, French and Spanish

Diploma:

earn a diploma after completing the assessment

HOW TO ENROLL

Fill

the pre-register form

Make

the tuition fee payment

Send

proof of payment

Receive

official registration form

PREVIOUS EDITIONS

Impact Evaluation. Dakar, Senegal, November 2019.

Impact Evaluation. Istanbul, Turkey, May 2019.