Target Group: Development professionals who do not have formal training in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) but are involved in managing and implementing development programmes. Additionally this course is suited for persons new to the M& E field and students. 


For M&E specialists, check out the M&E Academy that gives access to the online training as well as material on the Theory of Change, the resource library and the  community of practice.

Module 1: Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

1.1 Defining the key  concepts of M&E

1.2 Differences between 'Monitoring' and 'Evaluation'

Number of Assessments : 2

Module Objective:


At the end of this module you will:


  • Know what monitoring is

  • Know what evaluation is

  • Be able to tell the difference between ‘monitoring’ and ‘evaluation’

  • Be informed of traditional monitoring versus results-based monitoring

  • Grasp the reasons and the importance of engaging in monitoring and evaluation

Completion Time: 2 h

Module 2: Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks

2.1 Results Chain
2.2 Indicator Development
2.3 Logical Framework and Performance Management Framework

Number of Assessments : 4

Module Objective:


At the end of this module you will:


  • Know what a Results Chain is

  • Be able to distinguish among activities, input, output, outcome and impact

  • Be able to develop proper indicators

  • Know of the Logical Framework Approach

  • Know of the Performance Management Framework (baselines,targets etc.,)

Completion Time: 3 h

Bonus :

Receive a certificate after completion of both Modules

Access to M&E Forum 

In the global development sphere, M&E is quite important and a must as we journey to:

“end poverty and
hunger everywhere"

“to build peaceful, just and inclusive societies"

“to combat inequalities within and among countries"

“to ensure the lasting
protection of the planet and its natural

“create conditions for sustainable, inclusive and sustained economic growth"

“to protect human rights and promote gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls"

"shared prosperity and decent work for all, taking into account different levels of national development and capacities."

—  Name, Title

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