This specialised and practical training programme introduces the purpose of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and useful practices; providing participants with an in-depth understanding of the main principles and techniques of monitoring and evaluation of EU-funded projects.
The programme includes an overview of the main procedures for effective M&E, as well as its main actors. It provides a broad understanding of M&E processes in relation to the project life cycle. The course largely uses examples from EU external cooperation; however, the emphasis is on understanding concepts and tools that can be applicable in projects from a wide variety of donors and institutions.
The course combines different learning approaches:
Interactive training sessions introducing the main principles of Monitoring and Evaluation;
Case studies designed to develop essential skills (based on examples of EU external cooperation projects);
Practical group and individual practical exercises to consolidate knowledge and encourage discussion;
Debates and discussions to promote the exchange of experiences with trainers and other
Why this course?
Through this programme, participants will have an opportunity to:
Improve, extend and update their knowledge and understanding of Monitoring and Evaluation principles;
Understand the role and importance of Monitoring and Evaluation throughout the project cycle;
Obtain cutting-edge advice and insights from high-level lecturers, with experience in working on EU's development assistance projects;
Strengthen their analytical skills through practical exercises;
Know how to leverage key M&E tools, the Logical Framework Approach and Key Performance Indicators, through theory and practice;
Explore the key principles and challenges of evaluating EU-funded projects and programmes;
Learn in a multicultural environment;
Extend theirpersonal and professional networks;
Receive a certificate upon successful completion of the