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Monitoring and Evaluation Short Course Online

Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitoring & Evaluation 

Format:  Online short course (Learning Management System)

Participant Course Fee:  $400 (R 4400)

Course Registration:   PDFWEBFORM


Continuous Enrollment

You can register anytime, the course is 4 weeks long.




About the Organization:
ITOCA (Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa) is a capacity building nonprofit organization aimed at enhancing information and communications technology (ICT) skills for African librarians, information specialists, scientists, researchers and students in Sub-Sahara Africa.  ITOCA’s Continuing Education & Professional Development programme (CEPD) aims to expand delivery of ICT skills to information professionals in Africa and beyond in formats that meet the unique needs of learners.   Instruction is delivered through a completely online format, offline (DVDs/email) and as workshops in South Africa. All courses can be conducted on site on client location.

Which format is right for you?
You do not have to give up the opportunity to learn due to limited access to the internet or funds. Answer 2 questions to find out what delivery format is right for you!

Overall Course Outcome:
The monitoring and evaluation course will introduce you to tools and techniques to measure and report project/programme outcomes to your stakeholders, including donors, funders, supervisors or the general public. At the end of the course, you will become familiar with the components of an effective monitoring and evaluation plan, and methods and tools to conduct data collection, statistical analysis and reporting.

Who Should Attend?
Professionals such as Monitoring and Evaluation Officers, Program Officers, Project managers and any other professionals who are involved in the monitoring and evaluation process will benefit from this course.

Course Outline:

  • Differences between supervision, monitoring and evaluation
  • Components of a successful monitoring and evaluation plan
  • Identifying outcome indicators for your project 
  • Data and types of data, challenges of data collection
  • Quantitative methods 
  • Qualitative methods 
  • Writing an effective M/E report

Training Format:

  • All materials are made available through a Learning Management System online
  • Approximately 3-4 hours time commitment of your time per week
  • At your own time schedule, no live participation needed
  • Feedback from committed instructors
  • Participants are expected to submit weekly assignments electronically to earn certificate of completion

Computing Requirements:
Participants will need access to a computer working on an operating system Windows XP or higher, and access to the internet for 4-5 hours per week at minimum 500+ KBPS.  Participants will need to use email, watch videos posted in YouTube format, listen to audio (mp3), upload and download word docs, PowerPoint files and PDFs, and post on the discussion board.   If you do not have internet speed sufficient to watch YouTube videos, then the offline DVD course may be the right alternative for you.

Materials Provided:
Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates. 

How to register:  Register Online OR download the PDF registration form and send to cepd@itoca.org.  

For more information, contact:

Email: cepd@itoca.org
Phone: +27 12 6634062 (South Africa HQ)

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