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Postgraduate Diploma In Monitoring And Evaluation (Distance Learning)

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Rationale:

According to the PEAP Review process 2007/8, it has been noted that Sub-Saharan African performance lags behind compared to Asia due to the slower pace in the implementation and execution of sectoral policies to convert resources into actual development spending and real investments. This therefore requires a formal policy implementation and monitoring plan with an accompanying ‘best practice’ guide to implementation and monitoring. This process can only be possible with adequate capacity in monitoring and evaluation across the government structures from the Ministries through to the Local Government structures at the district and community levels.

Target Group:

This course is designed for senior and mid-level Government Officials, Development managers and other professionals covering development trends, as well as those are managing sustainable and people-centred development programs and organizations.

Programme Content:

Basic modules:

Module 1 : Management Skills Improvement

Module 2 : Management Information Systems

Module 3 : Research Methodology

Module 4 : Advanced Quantitative Methods in Decision making

Core modules:

Module 5: Introduction to Project Monitoring and Evaluation

Module 6: Monitoring and Evaluation Tools and Frameworks

Module 7: Design and Development of Monitoring and Evaluation Systems

Module 8: Evaluation and Impact Assessment

Module 9 : Monitoring and Evaluation in the Public Sector

Module 10: Statistical Software Packages for Monitoring and Evaluation (SPSS, EPI-Info, Stata, Larsel)

Elective modules:

Module 11: Organizational Capacity Assessment for Monitoring and Evaluation

Module 12: NGO Management

Module 13: Sustainable Development Strategies

Module 14: Consultancy Skills Development

Assessment:

Participants are assessed through continuous practical exercises, course work and written examination.

Tuition Fees:

Ug Shs. 2,400,000 ($1,784 for Non-Ugandans)

Duration: 

2 years starting October

Additional Info

  • Course Code: GM: 301-31
  • Start Date: Monday, 03 October 2016
  • End Date: Friday, 28 September 2018
  • School: Business and Management
  • Department: Distance Learning
  • Centre: Main Campus
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