Project Monitoring Evaluation Accountability And Learning PMEAL

Project Monitoring Evaluation Accountability And Learning PMEAL

Introduction:

Welcome to the Project Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (PMEAL) course! In the realm of project management, effective monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning practices are essential for ensuring project success and maximizing impact. This course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to design and implement robust PMEAL frameworks that promote transparency, accountability, and continuous learning. Whether you're a project manager, monitoring and evaluation officer, development practitioner, or NGO staff member, this course will provide you with the expertise to drive results-oriented projects and foster a culture of learning and improvement within your organization.


Course Objectives:

  1. Comprehensive Understanding of PMEAL Principles: Gain a comprehensive understanding of PMEAL principles, methodologies, and best practices, including monitoring and evaluation techniques, accountability mechanisms, and learning approaches, to enhance project performance and impact.
  2. Proficiency in Designing PMEAL Frameworks: Develop proficiency in designing and implementing PMEAL frameworks tailored to the needs and context of development projects, including defining indicators, setting up accountability mechanisms, and establishing learning systems.
  3. Application of PMEAL Tools and Techniques: Learn how to apply a range of PMEAL tools and techniques, such as logical frameworks, theory of change, outcome mapping, participatory approaches, and feedback mechanisms, to facilitate effective project management and decision-making.
  4. Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement and Participation: Strengthen stakeholder engagement and participation in PMEAL processes by involving project beneficiaries, communities, partners, and donors in project design, monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities.
  5. Promoting Organizational Learning and Adaptation: Foster a culture of organizational learning and adaptation by using PMEAL findings and insights to inform strategic planning, program design, resource allocation, and policy advocacy initiatives.


Organization Benefits:

  1. Improved Project Performance and Impact: Implementing robust PMEAL frameworks enhances project performance and impact by providing stakeholders with timely, relevant, and actionable information for decision-making, resource allocation, and performance improvement.
  2. Enhanced Accountability and Transparency: Establishing accountability mechanisms and transparency measures promotes accountability among project implementers, donors, and beneficiaries, reducing the risk of fraud, corruption, and mismanagement.
  3. Increased Stakeholder Engagement and Ownership: Engaging stakeholders in PMEAL processes fosters ownership, participation, and collaboration in project activities, leading to greater buy-in, sustainability, and success.
  4. Strengthened Organizational Capacity: Building PMEAL capacity within organizations strengthens their ability to plan, implement, monitor, evaluate, and learn from projects effectively, enhancing organizational resilience, adaptability, and growth.
  5. Greater Impact and Sustainability: Leveraging PMEAL findings and insights to inform project design, implementation, and management leads to greater project impact, sustainability, and scalability, ultimately contributing to positive development outcomes and systemic change.



Target Participants:

 This course is designed for project managers, monitoring and evaluation officers, accountability and learning specialists, development practitioners, NGO staff members, and government officials involved in project implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities. It is suitable for individuals with varying levels of experience in PMEAL, from beginners to advanced practitioners, who seek to enhance their skills and knowledge in designing, implementing, and managing PMEAL frameworks within the context of development projects.


Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to PMEAL Fundamentals
    • Overview of PMEAL principles, concepts, and frameworks
    • Importance of PMEAL for project management and impact assessment
    • Case Study: Designing a PMEAL framework for a humanitarian aid project
  2. Designing Monitoring and Evaluation Systems
    • Defining project objectives, outcomes, and indicators
    • Setting up monitoring and evaluation plans and systems
    • Case Study: Developing a monitoring and evaluation framework for an education program
  3. Establishing Accountability Mechanisms
    • Identifying key stakeholders and their roles and responsibilities
    • Setting up feedback mechanisms, grievance redress mechanisms, and accountability structures
    • Case Study: Implementing a community feedback system for a water and sanitation project
  4. Promoting Stakeholder Engagement and Participation
    • Engaging stakeholders in project design, monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities
    • Using participatory approaches and methodologies for stakeholder engagement
    • Case Study: Facilitating a participatory evaluation workshop with project beneficiaries
  5. Utilizing Learning Approaches and Feedback Mechanisms
    • Implementing learning systems and processes within organizations
    • Using feedback mechanisms to capture lessons learned, best practices, and challenges
    • Case Study: Conducting a project review and reflection session with project staff
  6. Analyzing and Utilizing Monitoring and Evaluation Data
    • Collecting, analyzing, and interpreting monitoring and evaluation data
    • Using data for decision-making, performance improvement, and strategic planning
    • Case Study: Analyzing monitoring data to assess project progress and outcomes
  7. Reporting and Communicating PMEAL Findings
    • Developing and disseminating monitoring and evaluation reports
    • Communicating PMEAL findings to diverse audiences through various channels
    • Case Study: Presenting evaluation findings to project stakeholders and donors
  8. Evaluating Project Impact and Sustainability
    • Designing and conducting impact evaluations to assess project effectiveness and sustainability
    • Using evaluation findings to inform project design, scaling-up, and replication
    • Case Study: Evaluating the long-term impact of a poverty alleviation program
  9. Integrating Gender and Social Inclusion in PMEAL
    • Mainstreaming gender equality and social inclusion considerations in PMEAL processes
    • Analyzing and addressing gender and social disparities in project outcomes
    • Case Study: Assessing the gender and social impacts of a community development project
  10. Adapting PMEAL to Different Contexts and Settings
    • Tailoring PMEAL approaches to diverse cultural, geographical, and organizational contexts
    • Addressing challenges and opportunities in implementing PMEAL in different settings
    • Case Study: Adapting PMEAL methodologies to a conflict-affected environment
  11. Ethical Considerations in PMEAL
    • Ethical principles and guidelines for conducting PMEAL activities
    • Ensuring confidentiality, privacy, and informed consent in data collection and analysis
    • Case Study: Addressing ethical dilemmas in PMEAL research and practice
  12. Building Capacity for PMEAL
    • Developing PMEAL capacity within organizations and among project staff
    • Providing training, mentoring, and coaching in PMEAL principles and practices
    • Case Study: Implementing a capacity-building program for PMEAL practitioners
  13. Planning for Sustainability and Exit Strategies
    • Planning for the sustainability of PMEAL systems beyond project completion
    • Developing exit strategies and transition plans for PMEAL initiatives
    • Case Study: Developing a sustainability plan for a PMEAL project

 

Essential Information

 

  1. Our courses are customizable to suit the specific needs of participants.
  2. Participants are required to have proficiency in the English language.
  3. Our training sessions feature comprehensive guidance through presentations, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and collaborative group activities. Our facilitators boast extensive expertise, each with over a decade of experience.
  4. Upon fulfilling the training requirements, participants will receive a prestigious Global King Project Management certificate.
  5. Training sessions are conducted at various Global King Project Management Centers, including locations in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kigali, Dubai, Lagos, and others.
  6. Organizations sending more than two participants from the same entity are eligible for a generous 20% discount.
  7. The duration of our courses is adaptable, and the curriculum can be adjusted to accommodate any number of days.
  8. To ensure seamless preparation, payment is expected before the commencement of training, facilitated through the Global King Project Management account.
  9. For inquiries, reach out to us via email at [email protected] or by phone at +254 114 830 889.
  10. Additional amenities such as tablets and laptops are available upon request for an extra fee. The course fee for onsite training covers facilitation, training materials, two coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a certificate of successful completion. Participants are responsible for arranging and covering their travel expenses, including airport transfers, visa applications, dinners, health insurance, and any other personal expenses.

Course Date Duration Location Registration
18/03/2024 To 29/03/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
15/04/2024 To 26/04/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
13/05/2024 To 24/05/2024 10 Days Nanyuki, Kenya
10/06/2024 To 21/06/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
08/07/2024 To 19/07/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
05/08/2024 To 16/08/2024 10 Days Dubai, UAE
02/09/2024 To 13/09/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
30/09/2024 To 11/10/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
28/10/2024 To 08/11/2024 10 Days Mombasa, Kenya
25/11/2024 To 06/12/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
23/12/2024 To 03/01/2025 10 Days Nairobi Kenya