Monitoring and Evaluation Systems Advance Online Course

Project Management, International Development

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Are you interested in strengthening the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) processes and practices within your organisation so that high quality information is collected and shared to enable learning and accountability? INTRAC's new online course on Monitoring and Evaluation Systems aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to be able to develop an effective M&E system for your project, programme or organisation.

The course will set out the key components of an effective M&E system and how these differ for projects, complex programmes and organisations. It will discuss the different influences on a M&E system and how to manage these, the steps to take to diagnose and rectify problems with an M&E system, how to make decisions on what information to collect, how to summarise and aggregate that information, and how to ensure the information is used for learning, accountability and management decision making.

Who is this training course suitable for?

This course is intended for those who are responsible for developing and managing effective M&E systems in the context of international development. This is an advanced course and some knowledge and experience of monitoring and evaluation is required in order to understand the terms and content discussed in the course.

Course fee:  GBP 550.00

Application deadline: 24 June 2022. Applications are now open. We may close the applications once the course gets fully booked.

What you will learn

By the end of the training participants will be able to:


  • Discuss the main influences on and key elements of effective M&E systems at project, programme and organisational level
  • Identify ways of managing common challenges with complex M&E systems Explore different approaches to summarising and aggregating data in M&E systems
  • Examine ways of ensuring M&E information is used for accountability, learning and management decision-making
  • Apply the learning from the course to their own case studies/ MEL systems

What you require

What is the course format?

The Monitoring and Evaluation Systems Advanced Online Course, delivered over the course of 4 weeks, will give you access to:

  • INTRAC e-learning platform, with self-paced activities to be completed before/after live sessions, and further resources such as handouts and recordings;
  • Four weekly interactive live sessions facilitated by our experienced trainers, which will include small group discussions and live exercises;
  • Opportunities to interact with other participants on the programme through the e-learning platform and the live sessions;
  • One 50-minute individual mentoring session with one of the trainers.


What are the IT requirements:

You will need a laptop and ideally also a headset, as well as access to broadband internet. You will need to be able to download software (Zoom) to access the live sessions. INTRAC’s e-learning platform (Moodle) is accessible via browser.

If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected]