Monitoring and Evaluation - Advanced

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Monitoring and Evaluation – Advanced

Monitoring and Evaluation – Advanced Course Overview

The Advanced Monitoring and Evaluation Course is designed to help development professionals deepen their technical skills in practical M&E. This course provides the core foundation for non-profit accountability, research, data and knowledge management systems. It is design for all professionals in the development sector, especially those that have M&E responsibilities.

Who Should Attend

  • Experienced individuals who manage project/program activities in diverse fields
  • Working professionals seeking to change career, job or industry to monitoring and evaluation related field
  • Individuals who meets the requirements and intend on starting a career in monitoring and evaluation
  • Mid to senior-level executives in any sector

Part One: M&E Research and Research Concepts

M&E Research

  • Understanding of Research & why we Research
  • Types of Research & Approaches
  • Research methods and Methodology
  • Defining a Problem

Research Design

  • The Focus
  • Features & Considerations for a Good Research Design
  • Important Concepts
  • Different Research Designs


  • Considerations for Sample Design
  • Factors Responsible for Systematic Bias
  • Characteristics & Types of a Good Sample Design
  • Bias in Sampling
  • Measurement and Scaling Techniques
  • Sources of Error in Measurement
  • Tests of Sound Measurement
  • Improving Reliability & Test of Practicality

Developing Measurement Tools

  • How to Develop Measurement Tools
  • Scaling Technique

Methods of Data Collection

  • Collection of Primary Data
  • Collection of Secondary Data
  • Considerations

Part Two: Introduction to Data Analysis using SPSS

Getting Started

  • Understanding Data Analysis & Statistical Concepts
  • Conceptualizing Variables and Naming them
  • Entering Variables in SPSS
  • Value Labels & Missing Values
  • Columns and Alignment

Data Set and Resources: Recode Function

  • Compute Variables” Function: What it is and what it can do for you
  • Calculating Total Score using Arithmetic Functions
  • Using the Conditional Compute Function

Descriptive Analysis

  • Types of Descriptive Analysis
  • Using the Frequency Tab & Crosstabs
  • Measures of Central Tendency & Explore Option (Partitioned Analysis)
  • Skewness and Kurtosis
  • Standard Error of Mean (SEM)
  • Independent Sample T Test & Paired Sample T Test
  • One-Way ANOVA & Linear Regression
  • Graphs and Data Visualization

Onoh Okechukwu

Onoh Okechukwu, is a certified Project Manager Professional (PMP), a Chartered Trainer, has several years’ experience within and outside the Development sector within which he has played various roles in training and managing projects. My career as a trainer and project manager has offered notable achievements and exposure. I currently serve as a Trainer and Program Development Executive with Piston and Fusion. Prior to now, I served as a Program Officer with AfriGrowth Foundation.

Participants enrolling for this programme will be required to have basic computing skills. Participants who meet the programme requirement should pay the course fee and complete the enrollment form 2 weeks before the programme kick off date.

Prospective applicants who do not meet the programme requirement but wants to join the programme should should follow the process detailed below.

Application Process

  1. Start a chat with the online course adviser or complete the application form
  2. Application will be reviewed by programme committee
  3. Application acceptance will be communicated by programme committee
  4. Pay the programme fee after receiving acceptance from the committee
  5. Check your mail for programme schedule and payment confirmation

    Participant’s Experience

    What is included in the Course Programme Pack

    • Practice Manual & Textbook
    • Participants workbook & Exercises
    • Templates for professional practice
    • Local & international case studies
    • Recognized Certification of Completion
    • Branded Personalized programme pack & stationaries
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    • 3 Star Accommodation (Optional – Available on Request)

    Kindly note all training materials for the Virtual Online classes will be in electronic formats (PDF & MS Word)

    Monitoring and Evaluation – Advanced Course Fees & Dates for  Upcoming Classroom Classes In 2024

    Piston and Fusion offer the Course as Classroom in Lagos and Virtual Online Class in other states in Nigeria. See dates and fees for classroom and virtual online class.

    Programme Information

    Course Objective: The Programme focus is to impart the skills to manage monitoring and evaluation processes and use of monitoring and evaluation tools
    Weekday Date: 29th Jul – 31st Jul 2024| 3 Days: Mon – Wed*| 8:30am – 4pm
    Weekend Date: Contact Us For Next Schedule
    Location: 122a Obadina Street, Omole Phase 1 Ikeja Lagos
    Virtual Class
    Weekday Date: 29th Jul – 31st Jul 2024| 3 Days: Mon – Wed*| 8:30am – 3pm
    Weekend Date: Contact Us For Next Schedule
    Location: Microsoft Teams | Zoom

    Why Piston & Fusion Ranked Amongst the Best Business Institute In Nigeria?

    • We have trained 6000+ professionals
    • We have over 10 years industry experience
    • Our facilitators are experienced and certified
    • We offer post training career advice and support

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