Southern Hemisphere

{Southern Hemisphere}{Unit 5, 1st Floor, Rozenhof Office Court, 20 Kloof Street}{Cape Town}{8001}{Johannesburg}{South Africa}{(021) 422-0205}
Unit 5, 1st Floor, Rozenhof Office Court, 20 Kloof Street Cape Town, Johannesburg
Phone: (021) 422-0205

+27 (0) 21 422 0205+27 (0) 21 422 0205

+27 (0) 21 424 7965+27 (0) 21 424 7965


Training Calendar for 2018

Course Title Course Dates

Early bird registration date (10% discount)


Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning for Development Projects

5 - 9 March 2018 1 February - 20 February Cape Town

Theory of Change 

10 - 11 April 2018 1 March - 20 March Cape Town

Facilitation Skills for Participatory Development

15 - 17 May 2018 2 April - 20 April Johannesburg

Outcome Mapping: Tools for Dealing with Complexity in Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation

24 - 26 July 2018 1 June - 1 July Cape Town

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning for Development Projects

20 - 24 August 2018 2 July - 1 August Johannesburg

Implementing a Results-Based MEL system

4 - 6 September 2018 1 August - 17 August Johannesburg

Theory of Change

9 - 10 October 2018 31 August - 18 September Johannesburg

Description Of Courses

Theory of Change is a tool that describes a process of planned change, from the assumptions that guide its design, the planned interventions and outcomes to the longer-term impacts it seeks to achieve.

This 2-day course workshop introduces Theory of Change as both a product and a process. You will get to work through the process of developing a Theory of Change for the case study that you are working on. Also, see how Theory of Change can be derived from other processes such as logical framework approach.

Outcome Mapping is a planning approach and tool that takes into account the multiplicity of intertwined actors and factors creating the complexity within which interventions need to achieve and report on results. Outcome Mapping offers a flexible, actor-centred (i.e. focussing on those whom the interventions engages with directly) approach to planning, monitoring and evaluation. You will get to work through the seven steps of outcome mapping in this 3-day workshop.

This 5-day course is to equip development practitioners with the knowledge and expertise to be able to conduct their own planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning or to be able to guide project partners in doing so. The course focusses on using the Logical Framework Approach as a planning tool and process, which is then used as a foundation for MEL planning. This is an excellent introductory course for programme planning, monitoring and evaluation.

This 3-day course is to equip development practitioners with the knowledge and expertise to be able to design and manage a process of developing and operationalising (implementing) an MEL System within an organisation.  This course builds on the foundations of our course in Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and provides guidance for setting up the different elements of an MEL system, and also process for ensuring buy-in and institutionalisation of such a system.

This 3-day course is to provide dynamic training in basic facilitation skills. The aim of the course is to equip people who are working with any form of group to be able to facilitate the group process effectively and ensure that a balance is kept between process and outcomes. The course is especially useful for Monitoring and Evaluation Practitioners and Researchers using an utilisation focussed evaluation or participatory approaches.

Costs and Conditions

PME (5 day) course: R11,842.11 plus VAT = R13, 500

M&E Systems (3 day) course: R8,421.05 plus VAT = R9,600

Facilitation Skills (3 day) course: R8,421.05 plus VAT = R9,600

Theory of Change (2 day) course: R4,649.12 plus VAT =R5,300

Outcome Mapping (3 day) course: R8,421.05 plus VAT = R9,600

Early bird registration discounts will apply

Further 10% discount for 3 or more persons from one organisation. Costs exclude accommodation and travel which are to be organised by the participants

Training bundle:

Attend the PMEL and the MEL systems and get a 10% discount on each

Other courses on offer for your organisation

Report Writing

Proposal Writing

Conducting Research using Literature Review

Data collection using Qualitative Methods

MEL Planning

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning course for Grant Makers

Please contact us for a proposal for your in-house course requirements.

Contact Information

Contact person: Pippa Segall

Address: Southern Hemisphere, PO Box 3260, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa

Tel number: +27 21 422 0205+27 21 422 0205/06

Fax number: +27 21 424 7965