Diploma in Monitoring & Evaluation of Nutrition and Food Security Projects
Africa Center for Project Management is pleased to announce a Diploma in Monitoring & Evaluation of Nutrition and Food Security Projects. This will be both an online and Distance Learning Course, which starts 1st of every month.
Overall Course Overview:
By the end of this semester students will be familiar with the strategies and techniques for monitoring and evaluating projects, particularly those related to nutrition and food security;
Be exposed to multiple international and some domestic examples of monitoring and evaluation systems, both large and small;
Have experience in the design of monitoring and evaluation plans; and
Be able to assess the adequacy of proposals and program evaluations designed by other
Objectives of the course
To enable participants to develop a broad-ranging knowledge of the theoretical field of rural development and assist them in critically appraising the various policies, strategies and approaches in the field.
To train participants in the planning and management of rural development activities particularly in aspects of community/area analysis.
To introduce students to a diversity of strategies in combating social exclusion in rural areas.
Module 1 1 Introduction to M&E
Introduction to M&E
Significance of M&E
Principles and concepts in M&E
Module 2; Food Security and Nutrition M&E Frameworks
Food security and nutrition conceptual frameworks
Food security and nutrition results frameworks
Logical framework analysis
Food security and nutrition projects design using log frames
Module 3; Food Security and Nutrition Indicators
Food Security and nutrition indicators
Link between indicators and results
Module 4 M&E Considerations for Sector Specific Programming
Module 5 Data Analysis
Qualitative data analysis
Quantitative data analysis
Data interpretation reporting
Module 6; Evaluation of Food Security and Nutrition Programs
Determining evaluation points from results framework
Components of evaluations, implementation and process evaluations
Performance evaluation process
Evaluation findings, sharing and dissemination
There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests),research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%,research paper counnts for 30% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course you shall be issued with a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.
DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 24 Weeks – 5 to 6 hours per week
DATES: (Six Months) Course Starts 1st of Every Month.
PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals
REGIONS TARGETED: Global
ORGANIZERS: Africa Center for Project Management
LANGUAGE: English only
FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
GENERAL COURSE CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org