Project Monitoring and Evaluation is a course designed specifically for professionals who have been practicing monitoring and evaluation in their lives. The course is structured in such a way that its supposed to enrich your understanding on monitoring and evaluation and make you fully confident for any task ahead. The monitoring and evaluation course is different from many of the courses around because its starts with the basics and as the course progresses, more and more content are tailor made to address real life situations you will face in the job. The course has been structured in the main themes;
**Basics of Project Monitoring and Evaluation
This theme of the course will look at the very basics of the course. It is getting back to the very basics of monitoring and evaluation and help you realize and reflect on why M&E is really there in the first place. Monitoring and Evaluation is easy to define and can become more a routine if we treat it like any other career. Monitoring and Evaluation is a very important component of any organization around the world and should be taken as seriously as engineering, medicine, law and other career. Monitoring and Evaluation is cross cutting and can be applied anywhere around the world.
**Application of Monitoring and Evaluation
This section looks at the application of monitoring and evaluation from start to finish. It will walk you through everything that needs to be done and how it should be done in order to get the right results that you and your organization should be looking for. It will walk you through the whole project cycle from start to finish and where in the cycle the monitoring and evaluation fits in the whole equation. Monitoring and evaluation begins from planning and ends when the evaluation is concluded.
**Handling of challenges associated with Monitoring and Evaluation
There are a lot of challenges that come with monitoring and evaluation. Ultimately how the challenges are handled will demonstrate how success will be achieved.
At the end of the course, there will be additional lectures to sharpen your skills as a monitoring and evaluation professional.