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Monitoring Results and Evaluation: Advance Training (RBME) (4-8 November 2019)

2000.00 EUR


Date: 4-8 November 2019

Training fee: 2000 EURO

M&E ensure the achievement of developmental results through continuous steering and learning. Results-oriented monitoring enables evidence-based decisions among key stakeholders and provides the base for project management teams for efficient use of available resources. It is also key for taking care of negative results and risk factors in a productive way.


This advanced course on monitoring and evaluation is especially designed for senior managers and monitoring and evaluation specialists interested in developing a sound understanding of concepts, principles and instruments and design and implement M&E related activities in a systematic way. It also aims to strengthen participants’ capability to become trainer/facilitator of M&E processes in their own working environment.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the training, the participants will

  • Expand their know-how on Monitoring and Evaluation in the context of Project Cycle Management and on different types of monitoring (inputs, activities and results).
  • Design logically consistent results frameworks consisting of results, indicators, data sources and risks considering capacity development aspects
  • Formulate a monitoring plan by defining monitoring activities, milestones, resources, responsibilities and progress markers
  • Master data collection instruments (quantitative and qualitative) for tracking and measuring results at various levels and various types
  • Map challenges related to results-oriented  monitoring and evaluation in their project context and develop strategies to deal with them
  • Translate key principles and criteria formulated for evaluation by OECD/DAC to their organizational context

Content / Topics

  • Significance and characteristics of results-oriented monitoring and evaluation
  • Important stages in results-based monitoring
  • Creation of results chains and results hypotheses (interrelationships between project activities, direct and indirect results), results indicators and a monitoring plan
  • Monitoring instruments
  • Evaluation standard criteria
  • Special aspects and challenges of results-oriented monitoring and evaluation

Training approach

  • Interactive presentations and exchange on concept and tools
  • Reflection and discussion by participants
  • Application of learning through select own case work and group work
  • Group presentation and peer learning
  • Coaching during the application

You will be guided through the learning process by expert trainers. You can also request individual coaching if required.

About the trainer

Mohan Dhamotharan is a trainer and consultant with more than two decades of experience in the context of managing for results with a focus on monitoring and evaluation.

During the last two decades he has implemented more than 300 programs in Africa, Asia and Europe. He has provided M&E related services to various organizations such as APO – Tokyo, FAO- Rome, GIZ-Germany, DAAD-Germany, RLS Foundation – Delhi, ASEAN Secretariat – Jakarta etc.

He is a long-term trainer at GIZ’s Academy for International Cooperation in Germany. He is implementing since five years a multi-module Action Learning Programme on M&E for the Indian Government agencies on behalf of the GIZ-India. He has published books, articles and video films on management and leadership topics related to international cooperation.

Who should attend this training?

Practitioners, experts and managers working in the field of development aiming at achieving and improving results at various levels. The training is suitable for participants from either public, private or civil society sectors.

We highly recommend that participants attend the training in a small team consisting of various stakeholders working in the same project!

Basic knowledge of project management is a prerequisite for this course.