Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Bootcamp

Empower yourself with knowledge and sharpen your Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning skills
through our virtual MEL Bootcamp.
We have designed this Bootcamp with the novice, intermediate and advanced practitioners in mind.

Course Description

The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning field is continuously advancing and it’s imperative to keep up with the movement, and we’ve got just the tools and skills to help you do that. 

From the curious novice to the more seasoned monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) practitioner, our Bootcamp has a wide range of modules suited to your needs and level. 

Course Level: Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

Enjoy our classes from the comfort of your own environment, with the benefits of engaging and interactive sessions with your trainer and classmates as well as an opportunity to network. 

Who Is This For?

This course is for monitoring, evaluation, and learning practitioners, people who want to enter the field, or program managers, communications officers, and fundraisers. 
It is targeted at people working in international development, government, or local non-governmental organisations or charities.

How Will This Help You?

  • Practical and easy to implement tips and skills that will strengthen the impact of your projects
  • Help you collect the most useful and insightful data, and learn from it
  • Help you with the essential collation and reporting of project data for stakeholders, funders and beneficiaries
  • Improve your career prospects with tangible skills and respected certification credentials

Our virtual training allows you the flexibility to learn from an environment that works best for you with the benefit of engaging content, practical solutions and is engineered for active participation. 

Select the modules that interest you, including peer learning groups. 

There are limited spaces for the peer learning groups and we suggest securing your spot when booking. 

One-on-one coaching sessions with our experienced MEL practitioners are available upon request. 

Our Bootcamp offers a modular learning approach that allows you to create your own learning journey and experience; bespoke to your needs. 

Our trainers have over 150 collective years training experience and have trained over 2,000 people in 23 different countries.

The Southern Hemisphere Difference

  • 8 full day intensive modules to choose from; pick and choose the modules best suited to you
  • Peer learning clinics
  • Actionable and practical tips that you can apply to your projects
  • Networking and connection opportunities 
  • Flexible pricing and discounted rates for multiple modules and team bookings
  • A recording of the session, a resource pack with the presentation slides, tools and useful resource materials for further self-study
  • A certificate will be provided post the session

Module 1: Introduction to program design, monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL)

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Module 2: Theory of Change

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Module 3: Developing Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plans

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Module 4: Measuring Change – Data Collection for Outcomes

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Module 5: Communicating Evaluation Results

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Module 6: Beyond RCTs- Approaches for Evaluating Impact

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Module 7: Building leadership buy-in and institutional support for MEL

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Module 8: Gender transformative evaluation

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One-on-one Coaching (1-hour session)

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Peer Learning Clinics (2-hour sessions)

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Next public course: 08 May 2023 – 19 June 2023

Book By: 28 April 2023

Where: Virtual / Zoom

Times: 9.00 – 16:00 CAT

Course cost from: R 2 500/ $173.00

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Inhouse Course

We can design an in-house course for you with case studies and exercises tailor made to your organisation and projects.

“I really loved the content and the approach to teaching it. The practical case study was a great way to tie in everything discussed in the training. There was also ample time and guidance for the case study activity to be very useful.”

Training client