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) 21 424 7965

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning for development projects


This 5-day course equips development practitioners with the knowledge and expertise to conduct planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting or to guide project partners. A key objective is to increase the capacity of the development sector to deliver and measure project outcomes that are efficient and effective.

It is critical that organisations are able to use the evidence from the M&E efforts for programme improvement

The course will provide a space for development practitioners to learn from each other by sharing knowledge and experiences.



Trainers are experienced MEL practitioners with excellent facilitation skills. The course merges theory and practice and will be run in a workshop style with a high degree of participant involvement. Group work will be interspersed with input sessions. Adult learning methodologies will be employed. Debate, discussion and sharing amongst participants will be encouraged. The trainers are expert facilitators, and they will be sharing their own experiences with you, they do not pretend to have all the answers.


Having completed the course, participants will have:

An appreciation of the purpose, benefits and key concepts in planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning

An understanding of the importance of integrating monitoring, evaluation, reporting and learning into the project cycle

Knowledge of how to plan a project and develop a monitoring, evaluation and learning plan using the Logical Framework Approach

Knowledge of the different types and stages of evaluation

A basic knowledge of data collection and analysis techniques

Participants will leave the course with:

Knowledge and skills of how to plan a development project, using the Logical Framework Approach, and how to design a monitoring, evaluation and learning plan.

Course details

Duration:                              5 days

Dates:                                   18 - 22 October 2021
Where:                                  Venue to be confirmed
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$ 900  / ZAR 13 600 excl. VAT
For participants from US, Canada, Europe, and all           funders, consultants and private sector organizations. 
$ 770  /    ZAR 11 600 excl. VAT
For participants from not-for-profit sector in Africa/     Asia/Latin America

Discounts available 

Get a 25% discount if you sign up for the following package of 3 courses:  Theory of Change + Programme Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning + Designing and Managing Evaluation (Package deal: ZAR 18 296.00 excl VAT)
Early bird registration = 10% discount
Signing up 3 or more persons from one organization,

Signing up for a combination of 2 courses in one year (10%)

Please note that this course will only be run once there are at least 6 registered participants.

Appreciation of data utilisation and learning for improvement