We’ll Teach You How to Secure Project Funds & Approvals

To meet new standards, organizations demand higher accountability for development-project funds and transparency regarding a program’s results. It’s understood now that you’re more likely to receive future funding if you can demonstrate how a program performs. That’s why employees who have specialized Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) skills are in demand. This key knowledge helps to assess a project or program’s performance and its lasting impact.

IN JUST 9 MONTHS, YOU CAN PROVE PROGRAM PERFORMANCE

It takes just four courses and nine to 15 months to gain the skills necessary to advance your career in project monitoring and evaluation. Project managers and program evaluators are needed in nearly every professional industry and sector, including the corporate world, government, global development, and the nonprofit sector. The online Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation from American University provides you with the critical skillset necessary to design and implement program-based Monitoring and Evaluation to make a difference within leading sectors.

GREENLIGHT YOUR PROJECTS AND YOUR CAREER

You’ll utilize specialized, in-demand skills to optimize current projects, recommend new programs with confidence, and advance your career either domestically or abroad.

  • Comprehend and create a Logical Framework (Logframe or Results Framework) for improving the planning, implementation, management, monitoring, and evaluation of projects.
  • Assess monitoring plans, performance evaluation designs, impact evaluation designs, and Evaluation Statements of Work (SOW).
  • Examine and demonstrate the use of qualitative and quantitative tools used to collect data for formative and summative evaluations.
  • Appreciate the role of governance, both of self and others, in data and project evaluation.

AMERICAN SUPPORTS YOUR QUALITY OF EDUCATION

When you earn your Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation from American University, you will master the nuances of the most current M&E methodologies taught by the industry’s top experts, as well as gain access to:

  • Evaluation practitioners with more than 20 years of experience
  • Guest speakers from all over the world
  • Real-world donor experiences
  • Experience with practical application of impact testing and program evaluation
  • An emerging trends perspective on M&E
  • A course environment that encourages practice under the supervision of practitioner faculty
  • Opportunities to design a LogFrame, Evaluation SOW, and a monitoring and evaluation plan

PREPARE FOR UPPER MANAGEMENT ROLES WITH A MASTER’S DEGREE OPTION

American University offers a Master of Science in Measurement and Evaluation so you’re prepared to step into analytically demanding roles in upper management. The program consists of just 6 additional courses. Learn more about it here.

Get the Details of the 9-Month Graduate Certificate

To learn more about American University’s online Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation, request more information or call us toll free at 855-725-7614.

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