Project Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Skills Tools and Techniques for Program & Project Monitoring & Evaluation
Overview:Successful programs and projects are not something that simply happens, but rather are a pre-planned series of activities and events. However, things rarely work out exactly as planned. Managers must therefore periodically monitor selected indicators and measure performance during implementation so they can make timely adjustments where necessary, as well as subsequently determine the extent to which the program or project achieved its objectives.
To do monitoring, inspection, evaluation and quality control effectively requires some understanding and application of probability theory to sampling and statistical analysis.
This is a three day workshop to introduce participants to the overall philosophy, concepts and best practice approaches in
Project Performance Measurement and Evaluation; provide some “quick & easy” statistical tools and techniques to collect data through sample surveys and assess the results, and “hands-on” practice to acquire skill in using them.
Benefits: At various stages in their life cycle, all programs and projects are required to be monitored and their performance assessed, but relatively few individuals possess the technical capability to do so. Thus individuals with statistically-based know-how and competence are in great demand as staff specialists, and/or consultants to conduct surveys and performance evaluations.
Students in program and Project Management
Program and Project Management Office (PMO) support staff
Quality control inspectors
Program and project evaluators
Professional surveyors / pollsters
Experienced program and project managers who lack formal training in monitoring
and evaluation tools and techniques
Individuals already certified as CAPMs and/or PMPs who desire additional knowledge about - and skill in applying - these tools and techniques.
Project Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Skills Training Program
Description: The basic methodology employed is a series of mini-lectures and demonstrations by the instructor – using power-point slides, class notes, and a series of specially-designed Excel templates for “Quick & Easy” (Q&E) statistical analysis – to present a concept and demonstrate application of a specific technique.
Each topic presentation is immediately followed on with
hands-on practice by the participants - sometimes individually, but for the most part as a member of a team, with several small groups working concurrently. The case examples are stand-alone anecdotal media for illustration, exercise and practice, utilized to emphasize the concept and acquire skill in using the Excel Q&E tool/technique.
During this workshop
students will appreciate and
understand basic terminology and
concepts of Project Evaluation,
monitoring and evaluation
Logical Framework as basis for
project design and evaluation
Evaluation design models
Random and non-random Sampling
- Population, Sample Size, Stratification and different Sample Selection Methods
Also, the students will
learn when and how to use
project planning, monitoring
and evaluation approaches
and techniques like:
Evaluation Team Composition
Judge & Jury approaches for Qualitative Evaluation
Experimental Treatment and Control Design/Grouping
Establishing Sample Frames and Stratification
Random Sampling - Optimum Sample Size selection for Percentage, and Mean
Sample Selection Methods
- Deck of Cards, Lottery, Random Number Tables, Skip Interval
Data Collection Methods
- Regular Reporting, and Field Surveys; Mail, Phone, Interview, Observation, Rapid Appraisal (Individual and Focus Groups)
Data Classification & Recording
- Quantitative and Qualitative Rating Scales, Recording, Weighting/Scoring Systems and Criteria; Likert Scale, 10 point scale, Thai Scale, 4 point scale, rank-ordering, percentage scale, quartile, etc.
Project Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Skills
Boot Camp Training Program
Dr. Kenneth F. Smith is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and a member of the Washington D.C. Chapter of the international Project Management Institute (PMI). Dr. Smith has had extensive
world-wide experience practicing, consulting and teaching project planning, performance monitoring and evaluation.
here for a comprehensive
bio of Dr. Smith.
Everything needed is
provided in our Project Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Skills Training Program:
24 hours of Tuition by a Certified and
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$1,000 Down Payment
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