Project Management Monitoring And Evaluation With Ms Projects Workshop

INTRODUCTION

There is increasing demand from multilateral agencies, funding bodies as well as boards of private companies for a strong demonstration that projects are being monitored and evaluated effectively. Effective project monitoring allows a project team to make appropriate decisions on a day-to-day basis and ensures that projects are carried out as planned and modified when necessary.

Successful programs and projects begin from a pre-planned series of activities and events. However, things rarely work out exactly as planned. Managers must therefore periodically monitor selected indicators and measure performance during implementation so they can make timely adjustments where necessary, as well as subsequently determine the extent to which the program or project achieved its objectives.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of course participants should be able to:

  • To introduce the project cycle and identify the issues necessary for planning
  • To use Microsoft Project Software for Project Planning and Monitoring
  • To prepare evaluation designs and how to document change
  • To produced and share reports with stakeholders
  • Understand the concept of effective project monitoring and evaluation
  • Understand strategies and techniques for monitoring and evaluating projects
  • Prepare monitoring and evaluation systems & plans
  • Implement the monitoring and evaluation systems & plans

DURATION

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This training is intended for Project Management Officials, government officials, department heads and program managers; policy makers and program implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, University Researchers among others.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Project Management Overview
  • Project Management Framework
  • Project Management Processes
  • Introduction to monitoring & evaluation
  • The concept of effective Project M&E & Results-Based Management (RBM)
  • Setting project objectives & targets that facilitates effective M&E
  • Project cycle and project planning
  • Organizing the project’s human resources
  • The logical framework as a project design/M&E tool
  • Tools, methods and approaches facilitating M&E
  • Tools, methods and approaches facilitating M&E
  • Results-based & participatory M&E
  • Use of MS Project as a project management and monitoring tool
  • Evaluations, learning and improvement
  • Communicating and Reporting M&E finding
  • Practical group exercises
  • Recap& closure

GENERAL NOTES

·       This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

·       Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

·       Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

·       We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: training@skillsforafrica.org

·        The training will be conducted at SKILLS FOR AFRICA TRAINING INSTITUTE IN NAIROBI KENYA.

·       The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

·       Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to: training@skillsforafrica.org

Course Schedule
Dates Fees Location Apply
10/10/2022-14/10/2022 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
14/11/2022-18/11/2022 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
12/12/2022-16/12/2022 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
09/01/2023-13/01/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
06/02/2023-10/02/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
06/03/2023-10/03/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
03/04/2023-07/04/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
01/05/2023-05/05/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
05/06/2023-09/06/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
03/07/2023-07/07/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
07/08/2023-11/08/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
04/09/2023-08/09/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
02/10/2023-06/10/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
06/11/2023-10/11/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
04/12/2023-08/12/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class