Course overview

This professional development course equips learners with knowledge and skills in monitoring and evaluation of a project or program. The course progresses learners through stages of evaluation—from planning through to developing evaluation questions and indicators, 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.

Who is this course for

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course structure

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

Learning outcomes

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

Workload requirements 

The course comprises a mixture of scheduled learning, short assessments and independent study of additional reading resources (provided). The total workload required to complete the course is approximately 2 days (15 hours).

Course delivery methods

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. Once enrolled, a learner is sent a user name and password to access our online portal. All learning materials, readings and test your knowledge activities are available on the portal. There is one main short assessment that learners are required to complete and send to the Course Convenor for feedback at the end of the course. The feedback supports the learner solidify their knowledge in monitoring and evaluation.

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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 one (1) month upon enrolment. Learners can complete the course earlier.

♦ Organisational Training: Negotiable


AUD 250 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.

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