Monitoring and evaluation certification programme (blended)

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Monitoring and evaluation certification programme (blended)

17 Junio–9 Agosto 2024
El curso está disponible en English
Presentación del curso

An effective monitoring and evaluation system is essential for organizations, development practitioners and public sector managers to measure the success of programmes and projects and to report on results. Monitoring and evaluation systems enable continuous learning and performance improvement, making monitoring and evaluation functions vital for all organizations, programmes, and projects. The ITCILO offers a certification programme that provides all the necessary technical skills and tools needed to ensure effective monitoring of projects and programmes and to efficiently manage the range of evaluations that are part of the programme or project cycle. This programme will help participants gain expertise in building monitoring and evaluation systems and help their ability to deliver high quality projects and programmes.

¿Quiénes participan en este curso?

Monitoring and evaluation specialists; project coordinators; programme managers; independent evaluators; donor staff appraising and evaluating projects and programmes; non-governmental organization staff involved in monitoring and evaluation.

What topics does this course cover?

Identify areas of improvement and brush up on your technical and managerial skills.

  • Results Based Management
  • Monitoring and evaluation system: purpose, scope and clients
  • Monitoring, reporting and control
  • Risk Management
  • Evaluation of development programmes and projects
  • Methods, tools and techniques for setting up monitoring and evaluation systems
What will I learn?
  • Theories of and approaches to monitoring and evaluation
  • The links between monitoring, reporting, control, audit, research, and evaluation
  • The components of a successful monitoring and evaluation system, and how to set one up
  • Methods, tools and techniques for operating a monitoring and evaluation system
What will I be able to do?

Work with your peers to hone your skills, and put them to use immediately.

  • Engage stakeholders through leadership and soft skills
  • Build an M&E plan
  • Design empirical project evaluations
  • Differentiate impact evaluation using quantitative and qualitative approaches
  • Develop a communication plan to share findings, recommendations, and emerging practices
Why should I join?

The certification programme is organised in a blended modality. It includes a distance-learning phase followed by a one-week workshop in Turin on the United Nations Campus under the umbrella of the 2023 Development Cooperation Academy (see below). Once participants have completed the workshop, they will then work remotely with the assistance of an expert on a final project and receive their certification. The entire programme consists of approximately 60 hours of learning. 

  • Employers who sponsor participants receive new or revised monitoring and evaluation plans for their organization as a result of the course.
  • Successful participants receive a professional certificate attesting to their ability to effectively monitor and evaluate projects and programmes.
  • The programme is designed and delivered by monitoring and evaluation experts and practitioners.
  • Participatory activities include self-paced modules, webinars, an online forum, practical assignments, coaching and tutoring.
  • Participants have permanent access to the training material and a monitoring and evaluation toolkit.
The 2024 Development Cooperation Academy

Join us this year at the Development Cooperation Academy, featuring the theme: “EMPOWERING DEVELOPMENT: TOWARDS JUST TRANSITIONS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE”. Our workshop in Turin is a pivotal part of this Academy's blended certification programme, bringing together participants and leading experts in the field.

During the Academy, participants will engage in an enriching workshop experience and have the chance to join a global forum each day. These forums focus on various aspects related to our theme, providing a platform for in-depth discussion and exchange of ideas.

Attending the Development Cooperation Academy is an exceptional opportunity for networking, gaining advanced knowledge, and embracing innovation in the realm of development cooperation. It's a chance for personal growth and for expanding your professional and technical understanding in line with the latest trends in the field.

Throughout the programme, participants will collaborate to explore and understand the concepts of Just Transitions and Social Justice from a global perspective. This experience is not just about learning; it’s about contributing to a broader, more inclusive conversation on development and playing a part in shaping a just global future.

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