Training: Monitoring and Evaluation for Results

Date: July 6-17, 2009
Venue: The World Bank Headquarters
1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433

SPONSORS
World Bank Institute Evaluation Group (WBIEG)

TOPICS
Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation
Logic Models and Evaluation Questions
Indicators and Measurement
Research Designs
Data Collection
Reconstructing Baseline Data
Sampling
Data Analysis
The Practice of Impact Evaluation
Reporting Results and Utilization of Evaluations
Managing Monitoring and Evaluation Functions
Continue reading “Training: Monitoring and Evaluation for Results”

Training: Monitoring and Evaluation for Results

Date: May 11-15, 2009
Venue: Hotel Africa in Tunis, Tunisia

SPONSORS
World Bank Institute Evaluation Group (WBIEG) and Joint Africa Institute (JAI)

TOPICS
Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation
Logic Models and Evaluation Questions
Indicators and Measurement
Research Designs
Data Collection
Reconstructing Baseline Data
Sampling
Data Analysis
The Practice of Impact Evaluation
Reporting Results and Utilization of Evaluations
Managing Monitoring and Evaluation Functions
Continue reading “Training: Monitoring and Evaluation for Results”

Training in Evaluation of Humanitarian Action

Date: 21st-24th June 2009
Venue: Belgium

Channel Research and the Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance (ALNAP) are inviting participants for Training in Evaluation of Humanitarian Action, Belgium, 21st-24th June 2009 (actual training dates 22nd-24th June 2009).

This course is an introductory-to-intermediate level course and has the overall aim of assisting participants in the design of monitoring systems, and to be able to commission, manage, carry out and use small scale evaluations in humanitarian action. This 3-day training course will use the OECD-DAC evaluation criteria but also introduces new evaluation material specifically on joint evaluations and innovative learning processes as part of an evaluation process.

Continue reading “Training in Evaluation of Humanitarian Action”

EASY-ECO Budapest Conference 2009: Stakeholder Perspectives in Evaluating Sustainable Development (16-18 October 2009)

Date: 16th October, 2009
Venue: Budapest, Hungary

The next event in the EASY-ECO series of trainings and conferences, the EASY-ECO Budapest Conference 2009 “Stakeholder Perspectives in Evaluating Sustainable Development”, will be held 16-18 October 2009 in Budapest, Hungary. While the previous EASY-ECO conferences have dealt with the strategic and project level of SD evaluation and policy learning processes, the EASY-ECO Budapest Conference 2009 focuses on the participatory dimensions of evaluation, in particular by considering key developments in linking Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and stakeholder management to sustainability evaluation in the corporate domain in Europe. With the current Call for Papers, we encourage researchers from all disciplines (including young researchers), professionals from related fields of work, commissioning agents, and evaluation users and other stakeholders to submit abstracts for presentations at the EASY-ECO Budapest Conference 2009 until 15 May 2009.
Continue reading “EASY-ECO Budapest Conference 2009: Stakeholder Perspectives in Evaluating Sustainable Development (16-18 October 2009)”

Training: Foundations of Monitoring and Evaluation

Date: 25-28 May, 2009
Venue: Grand Rotana Resort, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

World Bank Institute Evaluation Group will offer a three and a half day
training, “Foundations of Monitoring and Evaluation”

Please go the following website for more details:
www.worldbank.org/wbi/evaluation/training/Egypt2009

Sponsors
World Bank Institute Evaluation Group (WBIEG)
Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO)
Professional Diplomas and Certificates Unit (PDCU)

Topics
Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation
Logic Models and Evaluation Questions
Indicators and Measurement
Research Designs
Data Collection
Reporting Results and Utilization of Evaluations
Managing Monitoring and Evaluation Functions
Continue reading “Training: Foundations of Monitoring and Evaluation”

On-line training in Monitoring and Evaluation using Results Based Project Management

Date: 6th May up to 11th June, 2009
Venue: Online

Local Livelihoods will be putting on a live online Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation course to be run for 2 hours a week for six weeks.  Between each weekly session there will be exercises applying the course learning to your own project.  This will be supported by an interactive online database and project managements system that will enable participants to work simultaneously with the trainer with online mentoring.

The cost is £150.00 all you need is a PC with broadband connection.

The technology is extremely simple, just the same as opening websites, no more.

This first course is for participants in Africa and Europe.  There will be a later course for participants from Asia and the Pacific.

For further information please go to:  http://www.uk.locallivelihoods.com/Moduls/WebSite/Page/Default.aspx?Pag_Id=132

Regards
Freer Spreckley
online@locallivelihoods.com

Summer School On Monitoring And Evaluation Of International Programmes And Public Policies

Date: June 8 to 13, 2009
Venue: CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, Bologna

The 2009 Summer School On Monitoring And Evaluation Of International Programmes And Public Policies is part of the University of Bologna International Summer School Programme. It is organised by the Centre for International Development (www.cid-bo.org) in cooperation with the Faculty of Political Sciences, the Department of Economics, and the Department of Political Science of the University of Bologna and with the Office for International Programmes of the State University of New York at Albany. Continue reading “Summer School On Monitoring And Evaluation Of International Programmes And Public Policies”

PARTICIPATORY MONITORING AND EVALUATION WORKSHOP

Date: July 27-August 1, 2009
Venue: Held at the University of  Ottawa, Canada

This Six-Day PM&E Workshop will show you how to:

*Rethink your own monitoring & evaluation strategies and approaches;
*Master and learn new innovative participatory PM & E tools for the workplace;
*Facilitate PM & E processes for your project, programme or organization;
*Develop monitoring and evaluation plans in a more participatory manner;
* Integrate gender, ethnicity, class and sexuality issues and concerns to your PM&E work;
*Integrate qualitative and participatory methods into monitoring and evaluation.
Continue reading “PARTICIPATORY MONITORING AND EVALUATION WORKSHOP”

Results-based Management, Appreciative Inquiry and Open Space Technology Workshop

Dear Rick

Mosaic.net International will be organizing two workshops on the theme of results-based management and participatory monitoring and evaluation.

Results-based Management, Appreciative Inquiry and Open Space Technology Workshop
Venue: Held at the University of Ottawa, Canada
Date: July 20-24, 2009Venue:

The five day workshop grounds you on three topic areas: results-based management, appreciative inquiry and open space technology. The workshop takes you beyond traditional thinking and will introduce you to new innovative approaches that are changing the workplace. The following themes will be part of the workshop:
-Results-based management and performance measurement and its implications for your organization;
-Building results-based logical frameworks;
-Creating monitoring and evaluation systems that are results-based;
-Moving away from problem-focus approaches to more asset-based approaches;
-The appreciative inquiry cycle;
-Weaving appreciative approaches into results-based Management;
-Using Appreciative Inquiry in the workplace.
-Experiencing open space technology.
Continue reading “Results-based Management, Appreciative Inquiry and Open Space Technology Workshop”

International Course on ‘Participatory Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation. Managing and Learning for Impact”

Date: 02-20  March 2009,
Venue: Wageningen, The Netherlands

This course is organised by Wageningen International, part of Wageningen University and Research Centre. The course focuses on how to design and institutionalise participatory planning and M&E systems in projects, programmes and organisations for continuous learning and enhanced performance. Particular attention is paid to navigating and managing for impact and to the relationship between management information needs and responsibilities and the planning and M&E functions. For more info please visit our website: http://www.cdic.wur.nl/UK/newsagenda/agenda Participatory_planning_monitoring_and_evaluation.htm

or contact us: training.wi@wur.nl or cecile.kusters@wur.nl

Participants are coming from all over the world, both government, NGO and academic sector, and mainly in management positions or M&E functions. You are most welcome to join this selective group!

Kind regards / Hartelijke groeten,

Cecile Kusters
Participatory Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation
Multi-Stakeholder Processes and Social Learning
Wageningen UR, Wageningen International
P.O.Box 88, 6700 AB Wageningen, the Netherlands
Visiting address: Lawickse Allee 11,Building 425, 6701 AN Wageningen, The Netherlands
Tel.  +31 (0)317- 481407
Fax. +31 (0)317- 486801
e-mail: cecile.kusters@wur.nl
Website: www.cdic.wur.nl/UK
PPME resource portal: http://portals.wi.wur.nl/ppme
MSP resource portal: http://portals.wi.wur.nl/msp/
www.disclaimer-uk.wur.nl