Monitoring & Evaluation Training 17th March, 2018

Data Capital International announces one day training in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (M&EL). This course will equip you with an array of Monitoring and evaluation knowledge and skills. Not only will you be able to take on the role of a monitoring and evaluation Technician in an organization but you will also learn key success factors for becoming a distinguished monitoring and evaluation officer. This training will also present you with an opportunity to interact with a range of participants and networking opportunities going forward.

Benefits of Attending this Training

Delivered by practitioners vast with extensive participatory field experience, this is the leading M&E course for development professionals. Those responsible for project or programme-level M&E benefit from the latest M&E thinking and practice, including results approaches. This course will enable you to bring the learning into practice and to understand the difference between data, information and knowledge which is a key aspect to ensure strategic decision making.

Who Should Attend?

This Suitable for Monitoring and Evaluation Officers, Directors, Managers, Project Managers, Finance Managers and Directors, Programme Managers, Strategic Planners, Project Accountants, Corporate Service Managers, Practitioners in non-governmental organizations and any other professionals who are involved in the monitoring and evaluation process whether in government or public sector.

 What you will learn

Through a mix of practical activities, theory and examples of effective practice you will learn how to:

  • Decide what and how to monitor with different stakeholders
  • Plan a project using the logical framework
  • Participatory methods for data collection and analysis
  • Design and manage evaluation
  • Use your M&E findings to stimulate learning, improvement and stakeholder buy-in.

 Course Content

  • Introduction to Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (M&EL) concepts
  • Understanding the roles of a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
  • Skills of collecting and analyzing data for monitoring and evaluation purposes
  • Skills of developing a logical a framework and indicators for any project
  • Understanding Content and principles of developing an M&E system
  • Utilization and feedback of monitoring and evaluation results

Notes:

  • Training and registration is done at Makerere University Pharmacy Building
  • Limited slots are remaining for participants and deadline for registration is 16th March 2018 at 2:00PM.
  • Training costs only Ugshs 100,000/= for each participant including lunch, breakfast and a training certificate,
  • Call Robert:+256782552979; Justine: 0704279568 for inquiries and booking or post your inquiries on info@datacapitalint.com; you can also visit our website on datacapitalint.com

PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSE: Saturday 10th Feb 2018

Data Capital International announces one day short course training in Project Planning and Management. Training will take place at Makerere University Main Campus (Pharmacy Building). Any project operates on three triple constraints that contribute to its failure or success. These constraints predominantly include time, cost and scope of the project. This training essentially helps in understanding project cycle management and assessment. It also combines the critical aspects of communication, human resource management, risk management, finance, administration and project design.

Benefits of Attending this Training

This is a hands-on training program will help any participant to design and implement any project while taking care of all the externalities and stakeholders. The participants will be trained by project development practitioners familiar with project cycle dynamics. This training also exposes the participants to beneficial network opportunities especially job opportunities and development.

Who Should Attend?

This training is basically good for those managing any project and those intending to manage projects in future. The categories of participants may include, community development officers, social workers, project Managers, Project Officers, Program Managers, Operations Managers, Monitoring & Evaluation teams and finance officer especially working with NGOs. Any other professionals involved in managing projects or program will benefit from this course.

 What you will learn

  • Understand project management and articulate the role of the project manager
  • Understand the factors that contribute to a successful project outcome and why a project may fail
  • Have an awareness of different project management techniques and how they may be useful projects
  • Identify areas of further personal development to enhance your skills as a project manager.

Training Content

  • Understanding project concepts, attributes and cycle
  • Developing a logical framework for implementing any project
  • Fund raising, donor mapping and alliance Building
  • Project monitoring and evaluation cycles
  • Managing communication among project stakeholders
  • Understanding basic human resource management skills
  • Developing acceptable projects budgets
  • Mastering the art and science of writing fundable project proposals

Course Certificate

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of course completion.

Each participant is expected to pay Ugshs.100, 000 to attend this training. This cost involves breakfast, Lunch & Certificate. Registration deadline is Friday 9th Feb; 2pm

 NOTE: For any booking contact: ROBERT on, +256701552979 or JUSTINE: +256774807272                                Email: info@datacapitalint.com; Or visit our website on www.datacapitalint.com

PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSE: 9th Dec 2017

TRAINING!

(Saturday 9th December 2017 from 8:30AM-5:00PM)

Data Capital International announces one day short course training in Project Planning and Management. Training will take place at Makerere University Campus. Project management deals with planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling and securing to achieve the goals within an organization while taking into account three main pre-defined constraints of time, budgets and project scope. This training contributes to processes of optimization and proper resources allocation. It also combines the essential aspects of communication, risk management, finance, administration and project design.

 Benefits of Attending this Training

This is a hands-on training program that will help any participant to design and implement any project while taking care of all the externalities and stakeholders’ interest including donors, beneficiaries and government among others. The participants shall be trained by project development practitioners familiar with project cycle dynamics. This training also exposes the participants to beneficial network opportunities for job opportunities and development. This project will provide basic practices of management of multiple projects.

Who Should Attend?

All Managers and Officers who Manage any Projects, including-Project Managers, Project Officers, Program Managers, Operations Managers, Line Managers, Monitoring & Evaluation staff. Any other professionals who are involved in the monitoring and evaluation of projects will benefit from this course.

What you will learn

  • Understand project management and articulate the role of the project manager
  • Understand the factors that contribute to a successful project outcome and why a project may fail
  • Have an awareness of different project management techniques and how they may be useful (more appropriate?) to your projects
  • Identify areas of further personal development to enhance your skills as a project manager.

Training Content

  • Understanding project concepts, attributes and cycle
  • Developing a logical framework for implementing any project
  • Fund raising, donor mapping and alliance Building
  • Project monitoring and evaluation cycles
  • Managing communication among project stakeholders
  • Understanding basic human resource management skills
  • Developing acceptable projects budgets
  • Mastering the art and science of writing fundable project proposals

Course Certificate

Upon the successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of course completion. This Certificate will testify your endeavor and serve towards your professional advancement.

Each participant is expected to pay Ugshs.100, 000 to attend this training. This cost involves breakfast, Lunch & Certificate

 NOTE: For any booking contact: ROBERT on, +256701552979 or JUSTINE: +256 774807272                           Email: info@datacapitalint.com; Or visit our website on www.datacapitalint.com

SHORT COURSES TRAINING CALENDAR 2018

S/n


Course


1 Week Schedules


1 Day Schedules


 

1

 

Project Planning and Management

 


March       5-9

June          4-8

August     6-10

Nov           5-9


 Feb    10th

 May   12th

July     14th

Sept    8th


 2  

Monitoring and Evaluation of programs


April        9-13

June         11-15

October   8-12


March  17th

Nov       10th


 3  

STATA –Data Analysis Package


Feb          19-23

June        18-22

Sept         10-14


April    21st

July      29th

Nov      24th


 4  

QuickBooks- Computerized Accounting


March     26-30

August    27-31

October  22-26


May     26th

 Sept    22nd


 5  

Writing Fundable Project Proposals


April       23-27

July          23-27

Dec          10-14


March 31st

June     30th

 


6 Survey Methodology & Statistics

for Enumerators



March  24th

Dec       8th 


7 Quantitative data management &

analysis using NVIVO



May     26th

 Sept    22nd


8 Data analysis using R



March 31st

June     30th

 

Note:

  1. The training program is more practical than theoretical, delivered by field practitioners vast with extensive participatory experience.
  2. One day programs run during the week ends especially Saturday from 8:30-5:00pm
  3. One week programs run for five days from Monday to Friday in a specific Month.
  4. For each course participants receive reading materials and certificates of course completion after training.
  5. All the training will be conducted at Makerere University Pharmacy Building.
  6. One day course costs Ugshs. 100,000/= (One hundred thousand only) while 1 week course costs Ugshs. 250,000/= (Two hundred and fifty thousand only). This fee includes breakfast and lunch for participants.

 

 

 

Mbarara Kakyeka Stadium Agricultural and Trade show organised by DataCapital in Partnership with UBC TV- “Farmers Basket Program” 25th October to 1st November, 2017

Data Capital International in partnership with Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Television (UBC TV); “Farmers Basket Program” has organized an agricultural Show in Mbarara Kakyeka stadium to allow agricultural value chain actors  showcase their innovative practices to the population in western Uganda. This is a planned annual program that will allow different agricultural actors to showcase best agricultural practices for improved agricultural production, productivity and value addition in the region.

This show will bring agricultural innovations to actors in western Uganda who may have not gotten chance to attend the national agricultural show in Jinja. The show will take place at Mbarara Kakyeka Stadium from 25th October  to 1st November 2017.

While government organises a national agricultural show that usually takes place in Jinja (Eastern Uganda) annually, some agricultural actors in other regions do not get opportunity of participating. This agriculture show plan therefore creates showcasing opportunity for actors in other regions especially in Western and Northern regions of Uganda.

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OBJECTIVES OF THE AGRICULTURAL SHOW/EXPO

  • To facilitate showcasing of the best agribusiness practices in the agribusiness market system
  • To encourage youth participation in agribusiness as means of employment creation.
  • To foster qualitative and quantitative production of agricultural enterprises for improved livelihood sources of Ugandans  and foreign earning,
  • To link together agricultural value chain actors both within the country and outside the country
  • To provide an opportunity to value actors that missed the Eastern (Jinja) Agricultural show to participate in the western Agricultural show/expo
  • To provide value chain training of the 12 agricultural enterprises prioritized by national development plan II for increased production, productivity and value addition [i]

 

ACTIVITIES DURING THE AGRICULTURAL SHOW/EXPO

  1. Exhibition: Various agricultural actors shall showcase their best innovative agronomic practices for adoption;
  2. Training of Farmers: There shall be a parallel session of training farmers in best agronomic practices of the 6 enterprises prioritized by the national development plan II (NDPII).
  • Registration of export enterprise forum members to coordinate agricultural production, productivity and value addition in western Uganda. Progressive actors will be registered to form core forums to facilitate agricultural activities. Registered members shall be met regularly for advice and technology skills transfer.

 Guest of Honor:

His Excellency, The President of the Republic of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Entrance Fee

  • Children: UGX 1,000 and Students
  • Adults: UGX 2,000

 Opportunities

  • A platform to learn current technologies of production in the agricultural value chain.
  • A platform to network and meet new agricultural value chain actors
  • A potential market for your products.
  • Active participation by the private, civil society and government sectors.

 Key partners

  • Best Agro Technology & Innovations Stand
  • Most popular Education institutions (Schools, Polytechnics, Special Schools, Colleges and Universities, etc)
  • Most popular heavy machinery stand i.e CAMCO, ENGSOL, TECHNIK etc
  • Most popular financial services i.e Banks, SACCOs, Insurance, MFIs, NSSF, etc
  • Research Institutions (NARO, Universities, ILRI, etc)
  • Seed companies
  • Feeds companies
  • Agro -chemical companies
  • Government ministries /departments/programmes stand
  • Agro processors
  • Dairy equipments dealers

 

Services to Expect

Excellent publicity in local and regional news media, with special supplements

  • Provision of banners, posters and leaflets
  • Car stickers & gate passes for exhibitors
  • Telephone services at the show ground
  • First Aid services
  • Water and electricity installation
  • Private catering establishments available 24 hours
  • Free entry of tent, table and 2-3 chairs
  • Exhibitors cards and water

 Show Time

Official duration of the show is 9:00am – 6:00pm. More entertainment and evening parties extend beyond midnight.

DATA ANALYSIS USING STATA: Program for training scheduled for 6th May 2017

To be held at Makerere University in Pharmacy Building Main Lecture Theater (8:30-5:00pm)

Time schedule Item Responsible person
8: 30-9: 00 Registration and Networking Ms. Justine Nalunkuuma
9:00-9:30 Prayer,  Introductions and  Opening Remarks Mr. Kasigwa Tom
09:30-10:30 -Developing an effective research tool

-Managing FGDs, KIIs and Individual interviews

Mr. Tiishekwa Denis
10:30 -11:00 Break & Networking Ms.  Justine Nalunkuuma
11:00 -1:00

 

-Data editing, cleaning and coding questionnaires

-Developing a data entry template/Screen

-Data entry practice

Sebatta Chris

(PhD Scholar)

 

1:00 – 2:00 Networking Lunch Ms. Justine Nalunkuuma
2:00- 3:30 -Univeriate, Bivariate and Multivariate data analysis procedures

-Interpretation of analysis package outputs

Sebatta Chris

(PhD Scholar)

3:30- 4:30 -Fundamentals of research reports writing  Panel Discussion

-Ms  Justine Nalunkuuma

-Mr. Tiishekwa Denis

-Mr. Sebatta Christopher

-Mr. Bangizi Robert (Panelist)

4:30 -5:00 Closing and Issuance of Certificates Mr. Kasigwa Tom
5:00

End of the Training