Course Overview

Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organizations are mandated to demonstrate and report tangible results in development projects in order to be more accountable to its beneficiaries in one hand and its funding partners on the other for how resources are used, what results are achieved and how effective these results are in bringing about progress and change in human development.

In order for such organizations to stand-out of the competition, they need not only to build results-oriented culture but to strive towards greater outcome-level changes targeting improved lives for their project’s beneficiaries. This training provides organizations with fundamental processes and tools needed to undertake systematic monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities throughout the entire life cycle of its projects in order to produce highly effective programs, as well as to meet the continually increasing monitoring, evaluation and reporting requirements of donors

This course is a foundation to intermediate level and is designed for development practitioners who wants to learn how to design a development project, set up and manage project’s-based monitoring system with a focus on measuring results

Learning Outcomes

  • Equipping participants, with hands-on practice, on using logic-modeling when designing their projects
  • Understand the various types of regular data collection tools and their proper usages
  • Increased understanding of the use and benefits of Performance Monitoring Plan as a project management tool necessary to take informed decisions and actions to deliver projects that are more effective
  • Understand the basics of development evaluations, including type of evaluations, OECD / Development Assistance Committee (DAC) criteria

Additional Information

  • This training course of instruction and practice is delivered over 2-days (12 hours).
  • Presentations, training course materials and hand-outs are in English.
  • Trainers are bilingual English / Arabic.

About Trainer

Nermine Habib Bio

Nermine Habib has 10+ years of experience in managing evaluation missions and the delivery of training courses. She is a skilled facilitator and trainer in data collection, data validation, analysis and reporting. She has managed and led midterm and final evaluation studies for development projects funded or implemented by donor agencies and international organizations such UNHCR, UNFPA, IOM, GIZ, EFE Egypt, Care International, Plan International and Save the Children. When delivering training, Nermine employs interactive and participatory training techniques. She is using her field experience to help participants get a genuine flavor of field life, and to find ways of approaching the challenges of development work.

Nermine holds a Masters of Sociolinguistics and a Bachelor of Arts (English Language science). She has received a training in Monitoring and Evaluation from MDF, Ede, Netherlands in 2015. Moreover, she has a certificate in Social Entrepreneurship and Grant Proposal writing from Fort Hayes State University, USA, Feb 2014. She has a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building from St Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas. She has traveled extensively, contributing to workshops and conferences in countries including China, France, USA, Northern Ireland and The Netherlands.

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