Seventh Edition of the Course is promoted as usual by the
for International Development (CID) in Bologna
cooperation with the Center for International Development
the Rockefeller College for Public Affairs and Policy,
University at Albany, NY, and managed by the
Economic Sciences at the University of Bologna
the approval of the Faculty of Political Sciences
is a cutting-edge Course that addresses the challenges posed to
planning, monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) in development
situations where multiple, interacting actors and factors create many
options for intervening, measuring and learning.
The program covers
recent developments in PM&E techniques and practices that have
proved effective in complex development situations where both
interventions and results may shift or need to be revised over the
life of a programme. Methods that will be covered include:
presents practical steps, examples and participatory exercises in
applying PM&E methods to strengthen management for development
results, with special attention to situations where there is
uncertainty about the causal relationships linking inputs, activities
and outputs with the outcomes and impacts of development
will leave with practical guidance
and skills in using tools to plan, monitor and evaluate their
interventions and what they achieve in order to be accountable and to
improve performance. A half-day peer clinic session is also planned at
the end of the course, where participants can bring their own
experience and projects to discuss with the trainers.
Who would benefit from this course:
and program implementers
practitioners and activists
NGO and CSO
A 6-day intensive course delivered in English, open to
applicants of any country and background. The course will give 3
University Credits (according to the European Credit Transfer
System). Participants will be formally enrolled at the University of
Bologna International Summer School Programme.
Our trainers are all development experts with extensive field experience in low-income countries
Giorgio Ardeni, professor of development economics at University of
Bologna, policy advisor, expert in poverty reduction programs and
- Terry Smutylo, advisor,
Director of Evaluation at IDRC for 15 years, an expert on M&E and
Outcome Mapping with extensive experience in M&E Training.
Wilson-Grau, monitoring and evaluation advisor, organizational
development consultant, with extensive experience evaluating the
outcomes of international social change networks and funding agencies.
The current challenges of
complexity for planning, monitoring and evaluating development
(with breakout groups exercises)
Monitoring & Evaluation (U-FE)
Outcome Harvesting (a
Monitoring & Evaluation methodology based on U-FE)
Outcome Harvesting (use
breakout group exercises drawn from cases developed on Days 2&3)
Half-day peer-assist session
Pier Giorgio Ardeni
|HOW AND WHEN TO APPLY: |
Candidates should send an application form and
15 May 2012
NOTICE NEW DEADLINE!!!
FEE: 1,500.00 EURO
PLEASE NOTICE NEW DISCOUNTED FEE!!!
CID has been endowed a last-minute grant from the University
and the previously announced fee of 1,650 euros will so be discounted
(for those who have already applied too).
The enrolment fee
includes tuition and materials.
Room and boarding and travel
expenses are not included.
Various lodging arrangement suggestions
can be provided on request.
Subsidies and tuition
waivers will possibly be available for
a limited number of applicants
from developing countries only!
Please indicate in your
application whether you need funding!
For those requesting funding, acceptance will be evaluated
together with their granted fee status
will be given to accepted applicants only
Fees will have to be
paid to the University of Bologna (credit cards accepted)
Download an application form
will be accepted on a rolling basis.
must have an undergraduate degree
and must be proficient in
Enrol in this summer program in
the exciting setting of Bologna!
Send in an application! Tell your colleagues!
any information, please contact:
CID Summer School:
GIORGIO ARDENI (Academic Director): firstname.lastname@example.org