This professional development course equips learners with knowledge and skills in monitoring and evaluation of a community project or program. The course progresses learners through stages of evaluation—from planning through to data collection and analysis, and reporting. Throughout the course, learners have the opportunity to apply this knowledge on a project of their choice.
Upon successful completion of the course, learners will be awarded the Certificate of Project Monitoring & Evaluation showing all modules covered.
This course is designed for individuals interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in monitoring and evaluation. The course is suitable for those working in a range of fields including community development, health promotion, social work, humanitarian work, and monitoring and evaluation.
A tertiary qualification
Each learner is encouraged to bring a project to evaluate. A hypothetical project is provided for learners who do not have a project they would like to use in the course.
The training is delivered in seven modules as follows:
Module 1: Introduction to monitoring and evaluation
Module 2: Developing a Theory of Change and Program Logic
Module 3: Developing evaluation questions and selecting indicators
Module 4: Data sources, data collection and use of visual aids in evaluation
Module 5: Participatory evaluation and most significant change (MSC) technique
Module 6: Data analysis and presentation
Module 7: Developing a monitoring and evaluation plan, and report writing
By the end of the course learners will be able to:
♦ explain the key terms used in monitoring and evaluation
♦ develop a Theory of Change and a Program Logic
♦ formulate questions for process, outcome and impact evaluations
♦ develop indicators and measures
♦ select the most appropriate research method for your evaluation
♦ identify data sources for your evaluation
♦ use visual aids in evaluation
♦ develop a monitoring and evaluation plan
♦ write an evaluation report
The course comprises a mixture of scheduled learning, short assignments and independent study of additional reading resources (provided). The total workload required to complete the course is approximately 20 hours.
Online learning-The course is delivered 100% online. This allow learners to commence the course at anytime and to study at a time that suits them best. All course materials, activities and assessments are uploaded on the AIIPE LMS online portal. Once enrolled, a learner is sent a user name and password to access our online portal. The Course Convenor provides written feedback on each assessment. A learner can also request to have an zoom session/phone discussion (at no added cost) with the Course Convenor at anytime to discuss course materials, feedback and any other concerns.
After completing the course, a learner will be invited to have a 30 minutes virtual catch up ( via zoom) with the Course Convenor organise. Learners will have the opportunity to provide feedback on the course content and experience of the course at this meeting. Apply now to commence the course.
Organisation training-This training method is available for teams that require the course to be tailored to meet specific needs. The training can be delivered virtually or in person. Please contact us to discuss.
♦ Online learning: maximum allowed time to complete the course is six (6) months. Learners can complete the course earlier.
♦ Organisational Training: Negotiable
AUD 300 per person
Partial scholarships are available for learners in need of financial support. You are required to apply for the scholarship at the time of your application.