ICT for Monitoring and Evaluation

ICT for Monitoring and Evaluation


A number of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) have been developed to address these needs such as social media analytics tools, mapping and data visualization software, mobile data collection systems, and more. Understanding the tools and best practices available for gathering information, applying it to your project challenges, and assessing the results is necessary for project success.

This ten days training course will focus on building skills and strategies to better collect, manage, analyze, and visualize data using a variety of tech tools.  It will feature interactive guest expert presentations with leading M&E practitioners, software developers, and data scientists. It will also include a unique hands-on learning environment with technology demos, practical activities, and networking events.


10 days

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this  training course, participants should be able to:

  • Critically analyze both the opportunities and the pitfalls that emerge when working with technology to carry out monitoring and evaluation work.

  • Connect relevant development theories to the technological strategies and tools discussed in the course

  • Manage specific software platforms and tools for monitoring and evaluation activities

  • Design dynamic and effective strategies for using tools and platforms improve monitoring and evaluation efforts

  • Design, manage and implement mobile data collection tools for monitoring and evaluation

  • Develop critical self-confidence for working with technology to address monitoring and evaluation challenges.

 Course Content

Module I: Introduction to ICT for M&E

  • Overview of aspects of M&E and associated types of technology

  • Big Data and how it related to M&E

  • Overview of big data analytics

  • Data Responsibility

  • Open Data

  • Open Source data portal software

  • Case study of Open Data Portals in Africa (Open Kenya, openAFRICA)

  • Casestudy of World Bank Open Data Portal (The World Bank: Data)

Module II: Data Collection for M&E

  • Mobile data collection

  • Social media analytics

  • Web surveys

  • SMS data collection

  • Remote Sensors

  • “Mixed Methods Approach”: collection methods for qualitative and quantitative data

  • Data Storage: Excel and relational database

  • Mobile data collection with Open Data Kit (ODK)

  • Aggregating data from social media

Module III: Evaluation – Data Analysis and Visualization

  • Data Visualization

  • Mapping

  • Dashboards

  • Using Web visualization tools

  • Using Google Maps and Fusion Table for mapping M&E indicators

Module IV: Integrating Technology-Enabled M&E

  • Human-Centered Design

  • Real-time M&E

  • M&E databases

  • Impact Evaluation

  • Satellite Imaging


The instructor-led pieces of training are delivered using a combined learning approach and comprise of presentations, practical sessions, and online tutorials. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professionals and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with Profound Research Services (PRC) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at PRC Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for travel expenses, visa application(where applicable), insurance among other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our PRC Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 74040112 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to PRC account through bank on or before C.O.B. 10th May 2021.

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Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.



Event Properties

Event Date 05-17-2021 9:00 am
Event End Date 05-28-2021 1:00 pm
Cut off date 05-10-2021
Individual Price KSH 140,000.00
Location Nairobi-Kenya
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