Project Cycle Management with Monitoring & Evaluation


A weekend workshop (Saturday and Sunday) on Project Cycle Management,  Results Focused Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation.


3-4 December 2016

Who is this for?

Existing or prospective volunteers, development workers, missionaries who wish to gain greater knowledge of the principles of Project Cycle Management,  Results Focused Planning, how to draft a good quality application for the Misean Cara PSS or MPSS funding scheme, gain better knowledge of the importance of Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects and learn how to undertake a basic review of projects.

An adult learning approach will be used which will be a mixture of didactic instruction, group work, case study, and shared experiences.

What will you learn?

Participants will be able to:

Use a results focused approach to planning interventions

Use participatory techniques with local communities

Work with local communities to identify needs within the community

Plan with local communities and stakeholders in a collaborative manner

Plan sustainable, viable projects that respond to needs identified by local communities

Draw up quality funding applications to support such projects

Monitor the implementation and outcomes of projects


1 The Project Cycle

1.1 Policy Context

1.2 Identification

1.3 Formulation and Appraisal of Project Idea

1.4 Proposal Development and Financing

1.5 Implementation and Monitoring

1.6 Evaluation

2 The Misean Cara Application Form

3 Results Focused Planning

3.1 Activities Focused Approach vs. Results Focused Approach

3.2 Identification of the Overall Problem

3.3 Context and Organisational Analysis

3.4 Participation and Stakeholder Analysis

3.5 Problem Identification and Analysis, Needs Assessments

3.6 Objective Setting and Analysis

3.7 The Intervention Logic

3.8 Risks Analysis

3.9 Indicators and Means of Verification


This programme will be delivered by Ronan White – experienced practitioner, trainer and lecturer in the field of development. Read more here

Course Fee €100

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