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Project Planning and Monitoring

Learning goals

Introduction to results-‚Äčoriented planning and monitoring of projects in development cooperation. Based on practical project examples, participants work through key planning steps, from context analysis to project operationalization. Participants learn how to design and implement an M&E system, focusing on outcome monitoring and project reporting and steering.

Content

- Basic concepts of results-‚Äčoriented project cycle management (PCM);

- The logical framework approach (LFA) as the standard management tool for project planning, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation;

- Methods and tools needed for project planning, including context analysis (stakeholders and problems analyses), results chain analysis, and the logframe matrix;

- Methods and tools needed for project monitoring, including the development of an M&E system based on indicators for assessing objectives achievement;

- Use of monitoring results for project reporting and steering adjustments

Areas of expertise
  • Methodological skills /knowledge
  • Organisational and subject knowledge
  • Other
Implementing institution/s or person/s (incl. short description)

Kimon Schneider, Senior Lecturer at NADEL, including further external speakers from different development organizations

Scope (duration)

5 days

Target groups

Multiple audiences working in the field of development cooperation, or related field (e.g. sustainability, foundations and research)

Other Information
Participation requirements

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