Professional Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation (PCME) | ABP


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Monitoring and Evaluation is increasingly recognised as the cornerstone for an effective programme management and is critical for organisational sustainability. Moreover, globally- funded sponsorships often require evidence of effective monitoring and evaluation systems prior to awarding funds. A continuously increasing need for suitably skilled monitoring and evaluation project managers has been identified as a priority area by various stakeholders. On completion of this course the participants should be able to:

· Apply concepts, principles, processes and framework for monitoring and evaluation systems in development programmes;

· Use result-based tools for programme planning;

· Design and develop M & E systems;

· Design and conduct an evaluation.

· Formulate result- and change-oriented indicators for monitoring and evaluation

· Use M&E tools for qualitative and quantitative data analysis

Course Content

Professional Certificate in Monitoring & Evaluation has following 11 sessions:

Day 01: Introduction to the Monitoring & Evaluation Framework

– The need for monitoring
– Results Based Management (RBM)
– Managing versus monitoring versus evaluating
– Challenges of RBM
– Concept and Framework for Monitoring & Evaluation
– Main issues and concerns and practical steps

Day 02: Essentials of Monitoring & Evaluation

– Describe the new framework for monitoring and evaluating for results and what has changed
– Tools for monitoring
– Steps to building a project monitoring system

Day 03: Indicators and Outcome Monitoring

– What is an appropriate indicator?
– Design tools for outcome monitoring

Day 04: Essentials of Outcome Monitoring and Outcome Evaluation

– Designing tools for outcome monitoring using a case

Day 05: Case Study

Day 06: Monitoring for results

– Monitoring policy, its operational context and roles and responsibilities
– Using indicators: Quiz Cards
– Design monitoring methods
– Preparing for an outcome evaluation

Day 07: Case Study

Day 08: Evaluating for results

– Uses of evaluation
– Evaluation policy: Principles, norms and standards for evaluation
– Types of evaluation
– Roles and responsibilities in evaluation
– Mandatory requirements for programme units

Day 9: Initiating and managing an evaluation

– Involvement and roles of stakeholders and partners in managing an evaluation
– Key steps in decentralized evaluations
– Key elements of the joint evaluation process

Day 10: Assuring the quality of evaluation design and methodology

– Defining the context
– The evaluation purposes
– Focusing the evaluation
– Evaluation methodology

Day 11: Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation (MRE) Cases and Good Practice


Class Schedule:

Sat, Wed


07:00PM – 09:00PM

(BST: GMT+6)


Live Online



Fee: Tk 15,000

(Including VAT) Corporate discount available for 3 or more participants [Fee payable at the time of admission]


Bashir Uddin Ahmed

Training Course Coordinator, Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Co.

Ex. Team Leader (External Monitoring), Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Ex. Team Leader, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD) of the University of BRAC
Ex. Local Governance and Monitoring Expert, Upazila Governance and Development Project (UGDP) under Local Government Division (LGD) funded by JICA

Shahriar Khan

Shahriar Khan

PMD Pro Level 2 Certification, UK
Training of Trainers (ToT), Crown Agents, UK
An international trainer, coach and consultant

Sajjad Ahmed

National Programme Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Ex. Training Coordinator, Swisscontact

Ex. National Consultant – Institutional Capacity Building and Teachers’ Training, International Labour Organization (ILO) TVET Reform project