This course is co-hosted by the Geneva Center for Security Policy, the Center for Security Sector Governance (DCAF) and Small Arms Survey. Policy makers and practitioners in the field of peacebuilding, security and development still lack critical skills in results-based management (RBM) and monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL). This course, now in its 12th year, provides skills development in results-based approaches and theories of change, implementation of monitoring and evaluation considering gender responsiveness and implications for Agenda 2030.
The overall learning goals for the course are:
- design a project or programme using RBM and theories of change
- plan and implement monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning frameworks and activities
- plan and implement an evaluation based on an evaluation matrix
- manage a project or an annual review based on results and impact
- resolve problems of demonstrating results, especially for gender related issues
- understand and work in complex environments
Course modules include:
- Theories of Change and Indicators
To make the best use of the time in Geneva, all participants are required to complete an online preparatory course in advance to ensure a common baseline. The preparatory course takes 12 hours. There is an emphasis on complex environments with outcome mapping, outcome harvesting, and the Cynefin framework included. The learning focuses on practical work in small groups, based on case studies.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The course is aimed at practitioners wanting to extend or upgrade their expertise of RBM and MEL.
This course is sponsored by the Government of Switzerland so there is no tuition fee required. However, costs for travel, accommodation and meals is at the responsibility of the participant.