Course Overview

Capturing essential quantitative and qualitative changes of your project has become increasingly important and demanded by donor-agencies and host governmental organizations alike.

How, then, do you design project MEL plan that goes beyond tracking activities? How do you learn and show meaningful results? and how do you make sure that your MEL plan does maintain accountability, generate and use learnings by all actors for improvement?

The course will equip participants with the necessary skills, M&E methodologies and tools necessary to confidently deliver the day-to-day functions of the Monitoring and Evaluation officer

Learning Outcomes 

  • Develop an understanding of the definitions, concepts and interlinkages of monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • Develop key performance indicators that measure what matter
  • Be able to design integrated MEL plans
  • How to share results and use learnings into project management decision making, comminution and proposal writing
  • Reflect on your own role in bringing improved process, knowledge sharing and management in your projects, programs and organization


This course is particularly relevant to those working in the not-for-profit/international development sector who need to achieve a better understanding of the MEL cycle. These include but not limited to the following titles:

  • Monitoring, evaluation and learning officers / specialists
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Government civil servants
  • Anyone who wants to grow own career in international development


  • The course is a foundation to an intermediate level.
  • The course will be delivered over 5 weeks. Four weeks with live sessions and one-week break in between to allow participants to complete activities and catch up with readings.
  • The course will include Eight interactive live sessions, each lasts 90 minutes. Sessions start from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Cairo, Egypt time
  • Participants will have access to course presentations, self-paced individual exercise as well as recommended readings and resources
  • Participants will have the opportunity to interact with other participants through the live sessions
  • Participants will get feedback on individual assignment
  • Presentations, materials and training will be delivered in English
  • On average, we estimate participants should set aside 4-6 hours per week to complete this course.


  • You will need a laptop and ideally also a headset, as well as access to broadband internet.
  • You will need to be able to download software (Zoom) to access the live sessions.
  • If you have any doubts about these requirements, please do get in touch.

Meet the Trainer:

Nermine Habib
M&E Trainer and Consultant
Nermine Habib has 15+ years of experience in leading, managing and reporting mid-term and final evaluation missions of development cooperation funded projects in Egypt. Nermine has spearheaded, designed and delivered MEL training courses to development professionals across the whole landscape of development-aid funding and implementing agencies alike. Nermine holds Master degree in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building as well as in Sociolinguistics studies. She has received intensive training in Monitoring and Evaluation from MDF institute of the Netherlands.
Apply for Fees Waiver (Scholarship)
This fees-waiver applies on young participants 0-3 years who have the competency and energy to enrich groups exercises and discussions. Selection is based on a competitive process.

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  1. I am trying to apply for the scholarship for the MEL course but the form is not submitting successfully. How can I submit my scholarship application to the course organisers? Thank you.

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