Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitoring and Evaluation
July 4 - 15, 2022
Effective monitoring and evaluation of programs remains both a challenge and priority in developing and emerging economies. It is a key element for successful planning and implementation of development programs in sectors such as health, education, agriculture, rural and urban development, and municipal services. The two-week program on Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Programs (M&EDP) helps participants learn the key steps and analytical tools to design and monitor programs and develop an analytical framework to evaluate their performance and outcomes.
About the Program
The M&EDP program will cover the following topics
M&E Planning and Management
- Integrating planning, monitoring, and evaluation for results
- Identifying indicators and collecting data and resources
- Choosing and developing a framework applicable to development programs
- Identifying and involving stakeholders in joint processes
- Identifying and planning for M&E institutional architecture
- Human resources and capacity building for M&E
M&E Techniques and Processes
- Decentralized evaluations
- Employing cost benefit and cost effectiveness analysis
- Developing socio-economic performance indicators
- Innovative techniques for valuing public program outputs and outcomes
- Sector-specific analytical frameworks (e.g., health, education, agriculture, sanitation, rural and urban development, transportation, and municipal services)
- Using Excel to conduct and estimate the impact of real life programs
- Statistical theory and tools, sampling, distributions, randomized trials
Early bird Tuition - First Deadline: (25% Discount) February 27, 2023
Early Bird Tuition - Second Deadline: (10% Discount) April 28, 2023
Final Application & Tuition Deadline: June 5, 2023
Program: June 12 - 23, 2023
Classes take place from 9am - 1:30pm. All times are in EST
All classes will be held virtually using the Zoom video conference platform. Concerns regarding course connectivity should be directed to the DCID ExEd Team at email@example.com.
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About the Faculty
Dr. Gangadhar P. Shukla is Professor of the Practice of Public Policy at DCID and Director of the Program on Tax Analysis and Revenue Forecasting (TARF).Previously, he was a lecturer and a Development Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and an Associate at the Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID).While at Harvard, Shukla taught courses at the Kennedy School and in the Economic Department, directed the Program on Tax Analysis and Revenue Forecasting, and provided technical assistance to over a dozen countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Transitional Economies on tax policy and project evaluation. He previously served the government of India for twenty years in a variety of local, state and central government executive positions – with considerable practical experience in local government finance, urban development, public sector management, financial management, budgeting, and revenue and expenditure analysis.Shukla has a Ph.D. in Political Economics and Government from Harvard University.
Throughout the program, Dr. Shukla invites guest lecturers from Duke University faculty and international experts and practitioners with wide experience in different aspects of designing, implementing and monitoring development programs.
‘‘The last two weeks have been a pleasure both personally and professionally. The program targeted the content to the participants, and also showed a good balance of theory and practice.”
Dominique Ambrose-Charles, participant 2017 M&EDP
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