BCCIC M&E Webinar # 2
December 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 pm
A start-up guide for designing a data management plan & selecting a software for monitoring and evaluation for non-profits
Interested in learning how to design a plan for tracking project results and don’t know where to start? Curious about what options there are beyond excel for storing and analyzing data? BCCIC is happy to announce the second offering in our ongoing M&E webinar series. This second webinar will look at a practical case study for how small and medium sized organizations can develop and implement their own M&E systems. Join Paula Richardson from Salanga and Edith Tendo, from Shanti Uganda, (bios below) as they share the key steps they took to set up a monitoring and evaluation system for a maternal child health program in Uganda. In this interactive training you will learn how to:
- Develop a data management plan using a FREE software
- Create quality indicators that track project performance
- Select a software that best matches your organization’s needs
The details of the webinar are below and this webinar is available to non-BCCIC members as an opportunity to share the lessons learned from this project and to sample BCCIC’s online M&E trainings. Please register using the link below:
What: A start-up guide for designing a data management plan & selecting a software for monitoring and evaluation for non-profits
When: Thursday, December 13th, 10 am – 11.45 am (Pacific Time).
Paula Richardson is a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist with a passion for using data to make a difference. Paula has 15+ years managing complex projects and spearheading cutting-edge monitoring, evaluation and learning tools and technology for programs in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean (ranging from $2–$20 Million in budget). She is the go-to person for designing user-friendly data management and evidence-based learning tools and systems and excels at building capacity, buy-in and ownership in MEL activities. She has worked and consulted for several high-impact organizations including USC Canada (past MEL Manager), the Canadian Hunger Foundation (past MEL Manager), Canadian Feed the Children, World University Services of Canada (WUSC), Well Grounded, Aga Khan Foundation, Plan International and Humber College. As the current Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Program Lead for Salanga she coaches organizations to identify key metrics, craft useful and gender-sensitive data collection tools and implement software for better data storage, analysis and learning.
Edith Tendo is the Program Manager at The Shanti Uganda Society, a not for profit Organisation in Uganda and a Canadian Charity. Edith holds a BA in Social Sciences and an MA Human Rights from Makerere University Uganda. She has over 7 years experience working for not for profits, designing, implementing and evaluating large and small projects/programs. She has special interest in health and human rights programs. In her free time you can find her writing or supporting organizational capacity development activities.