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A Course on Monitoring and Evaluation of Population, Health and Development Programs (August 2016 Intake)

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The Population Studies and Research Institute (PSRI) invites applications for August 2016 admissions for the above course.  This is a two-week course that is aimed at equipping program and project managers/officers, planners, and researchers in the fields of population, Health and development with monitoring and evaluation skills.  The overall goal of the course is to contribute to the improvement of the management of population, Health and development programs/projects in the country and elsewhere and to the development of national experts in monitoring and evaluation.  The course targets personnel from government, national, regional and international agencies, currently implementing and/or supporting population, health and development programs.
 
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
The potential applicant will have at least a university degree from a recognised university or a diploma and other relevant qualifications plus at least three years of relevant work experience.  The applicant should be proficient in English.  Having some analytical skills, computer and data systems knowledge would be an added advantage.
 
COURSE DURATION
The course is full time and will be covered in two weeks.  The dates will be 1st – 12th August 2016.
 
 
COURSE CONTENT
The course is structured into the following main modules.  Overview of M & E, M&E Concepts, M&E Plan and development, Frameworks, Indicators, Data Sources and Quality, Data analysis and Interpretation, Planning for Evaluation, and M&E information use in decision making among others. The main output is a draft M&E Plan.
 
TUTION FEES:
The tuition fees for the course will be Ksh. 60, 000/=. This amount does not cover travel, accommodation and living expenses.  Teas will be provided during the course sessions.  The tuition fees will also cover transportation for a field visit.  The training venue will be at the Main Campus, University of Nairobi, Kenya.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Application forms are available from the Director’s office, PSRI or request from psri@uonbi.ac.ke
 
For more information please contact:-
 
Director
Population Studies and Research Institute
Main Campus, Hyslop Building, 2nd Floor
University of Nairobi
P.O. Box 30197 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Important Dates:
Application deadline:                01/07/2016
Registration deadline:                20/07/2016
Commencement date:                01/08/2016