Procurement, Monitoring and Evaluation
Course Summary:

Magna Skills Development Institute offer Procurement, Monitoring and Evaluation course to equip procurement personnel with the latest techniques and management systems for independent evaluation and monitoring, and an understanding of the methods for assessing economic, social, environmental and institutional impact and other key aspects of procurement. Participants will gain competencies in monitoring and evaluation of procurement at programme, public  and organisational level.

Course Objectives:

  • Develop further knowledge on the importance of procurement planning
  • Know how to continuously monitor procurement methodologies in their progression
  • Gain further knowledge of procurement evaluation techniques
  • Know how to integrate various tools and techniques used in procurement evaluation
  • Be able to analyse procurement data and deduce means for evaluation purposes
  • Compile M&E reports for decision making 

Course Outline

Fundamental principles of Monitoring and Procurement evaluation 

  • Concepts and Principles of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation 
  • Introduction to Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation 
  • Linking Planning to Monitoring and Evaluation 
  • Results-based Management 
  • Monitoring Processes and Method 
  • Measurement of results: 
  • Supervision in performance monitoring 
  • Planning and Implementing Participatory monitoring 

Procurement Monitoring 

  • Techniques of procurement monitoring and auditing  
  • Evaluating procurement management systems and practices 
  • Designing management monitoring systems 
  • Coordinating with national bodies, procurement steering committees and other procurement staff  

Independent Evaluation Techniques  

  • Evaluating social and institutional change 
  • Measuring results and impacts 
  • Assessing economic, social and environmental impact 
  • Post-procurement evaluation 

Monitoring & Evaluation Indicators and Measurements  

  • Variables and indicators  
  • The LOGFRAME Approach  
  • Surveys and Sampling techniques 
  • Data characteristics and sources 
  • Appraisal and rapid appraisal techniques 
  • Conducting surveys and other social studies 

Monitoring & Evaluation Systems and Tools 

  • Standards in data management 
  • Data/Information/Knowledge management systems 
  • MIS approaches to M&E knowledge management  
  • Software tools for project managers 
  • Organizational issues in managing information and data 

Monitoring and Evaluation Data Analysis, Interpretation, and Promulgation  

  • Principles of data analysis and interpretation 
  • Software-based data analysis techniques  
  • Determining and presenting data outputs 
  • Consultative communications among stakeholders prior to final reporting 
  • Developing the Project Performance Audit Report (PPAR)and Action Planning and reporting writing