eStudy 096: The M&E Map: How to systematically describe and measure any project
eStudy 096: The M&E Map: How to systematically describe and measure any project

Presenter:

Errol Goetsch, Founder, 4Sight Prediction Solutions Pty. Ltd.

Description:

This eStudy will introduce evaluators to the world of M&E and give existing professionals new tools and a common language for monitoring and evaluating any project in the international development aid sector.

Learning Outcomes:

Ability to produce an M&E Map
Ability to identify and evaluate any project's key indicators
Ability to identify and evaluate any project's theory of change
Ability to include in every stakeholder's information needs
Ability to identify and evaluate any project's key indicators
Ability to describe a project's readiness to launch
Ability to describe a project's capacity to succeed
Ability to predict the probable area of a project's failure
Ability to populate the spreadsheet that supports your M&E report

Agenda:

Each session will contain a pre-reading and homework assignment.

Session I

How to identify and describe the international development aid industry, the stakeholders, their roles and responsibilities, the information they need and the documents they use.

Session II

How to measure and match the promises, contributions and expectations of the project's internal and external stakeholders (and what happens when you don't)

Session III

How to know and show the project's logic and theory of change and the key indicators of all the project's key elements for all internal and external stakeholders (and what happens when you don't)

Session IV

How to describe what a completely resourced and successful project looks like, predict failure before it happens and develop and explain the remedies you recommend (and what happens when you don't)

Primary Audience:

Everyone who interacts with and wants to influence donors, sponsors, regulators, lobbyists, media, beneficiaries, Government departments, aid agencies, service providers, program or project or partner managers and staff and project designers or auditors, using a language and system that elegantly captures the key features of each and every project, using words, numbers and pictures.

Dates and Sessions:

December 4, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT)
December 6, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT)
December 18, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT)
December 20, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT)

Biography:

Errol has occupied positions throughout the international development aid industry; from coaching donors, developing software, fundraising, writing annual reports, developing grant selection criteria, measuring portfolio performance, evaluating projects, explaining failure, auditing expenditure and impact, coaching staff, lobbying Government and developing instruments and a mathematics for measurement. Errol trains and mentors 256 M&E professionals on Whatsapp; 80% in Africa and 20% rest of world. Since 2010, He has trained some 100 World Bank-funded projects in Africa on RBME, BI, Project Management, Performance Measurement and TQM. His larger focus is on expanding the field of M&E to cover the total funding chain, all the stakeholders, the implementing organization, all the managers and the project from design to delivery.

Facilitation Experience:

Errol has spent ten thousand hours training thousands of decision-makers in hundreds of private and public settings around the world.

Pricing:

Student Member Price- $80
Member Price- $150
Student Non-Member Price- $110
Non-Member Price- $200