This course is designed to equip all PEPFAR funded partners’ M&E staff with the basic M&E skills required to comply with PEPFAR reporting requirements and processes.  Participants will be introduced to Monitoring and Evaluation, understand the difference between the two terms and be able to implement M&E practices independently.  Competencies such as the development of an M&E plan, reporting on data, managing data quality and conducting data quality assessments, with a specific focus on PEPFAR requirements, are acquired through this course. 

Who Should Enrol

All Monitoring and Evaluation staff / Strategic Information staff working for PEPFAR funded partners.

Learning Outcomes

After completion of this learning experience, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the Basic Components of Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Develop a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.
  • Differentiate between Target versus Results Monitoring.
  • Understand the Usage and Reporting of Data.
  • Explain the Management of Data Quality.
  • Understand Routine Data Quality Assessments.
  • Understand Monitoring and Evaluation in the PEPFAR Environment.
  • Understand Monitoring and Evaluation in a Digital Age.


FPD will award successful participants with a certificate of completion should they successfully complete the assessment component.

Course Design

This is an eLearning course.

Course Content

The following modules are covered in this short course:

  • Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Developing a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan
  • Target versus Results Monitoring
  • Using and Reporting the Data
  • Managing Data Quality
  • Routine Data Quality Assessments
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in the PEPFAR Environment
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in a Digital Age


Participants are required to complete both modular assessments in the form of multiple choice questionnaires as well as a written assignment. A pass rate of 50% is required in order to be successful.

Course Duration

The maximum period for completion is 3 months.


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