Khulisa Management Services has 25 years’ experience in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E), research, learning and data quality assurance services for governments, donors and foundations across the globe.

M&E capacity building is central to our approach. Since inception, Khulisa has focussed our efforts on advancing the understanding and quality of M&E in Africa.

We are now offering M&E Courses to build on this goal.


Here’s what you need to know:

Who should do Khulisa’s M&E Course?

The course is offered to experienced technical professionals equipping them with key M&E skills to implement and manage M&E systems in their own organisations.

What are the requirements?

An undergraduate degree and some work experience with an interest in M&E.

You will need a laptop that has Microsoft Office 2013 or higher.

You will need to have basic Excel skills.

What is the course duration?

To complete the full course will take between 6 and 8 months on a part-time basis. The four modules are offered over 5 days and practical work-place assignments are required between the modules.

How will I be assessed?

The course comprises practical assessments between each module and feedback is provided.

Assessment will include peer reviews, self-review, trainer assessments, pre and post surveys and a Portfolio of Evidence.

Will I be required to do assignments?

Yes, after every module you will be required to engage your colleagues in activities to complete your assignments. These will all contribute to a Portfolio of Evidence and will be assessed.

 Where will the training take place?

The training will be in Johannesburg.

 Course dates:

Module 1 —  February 27-28 2019
Module 2 — April 03 2019
Module 3 — May 29 2019
Module 4 — July 31 2019
Assignment due 30 August 2019
Final Feedback and Graduation 2 October 2019

Application deadline:

31 January 2019

What do I need to apply?

  • CV
  • Letter of commitment with authorisation from your employer or organisation
  • A copy of your ID or Passport

How do I apply?

Click on the link … (PS have the documents ready to upload to make it easier for yourself)

When will I know I have been accepted?

Monday 12 November 2018

Please note that the course is limited to a maximum of 25 participants. If the course is fully booked we will book you on the next course. Selection will be on a first applied basis.

Payment details:

Once you are registered Khulisa will issue you an invoice.

Invoices must be paid before the training begins (by the 31 January 2019)

Other details

Type of learning: Face-to-Face and experiential; mentoring provided

Accreditation: Currently non-accredited, currently applying for accreditation

Costs: R11,000 excluding VAT per person. A discount is offered if 2 or more people from the same organisation register.

Other options and bespoke M&E training are available on request.


How will this training benefit you and your organisation?

By the end of the training you will have increased your M&E knowledge and skills in the following:

Document organisational M&E Strategy based on a clear Theory of Change

Demonstrate results to funders, staff, development community

Ability to use higher quality data for informed decision-making

Ensure accountability to clients and partners

Produce reports for internal and external use

Know how to write a clear evaluation brief


Learning outcomes

M&E Overview (2 days)

  • Understand and overcome fears about M&E
  • Develop a Theory of Change (and Theory of Action)
  • Select appropriate, useful indicators
  • Adhere to ethical standards, especially relating to Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act
  • Develop an M&E strategy

Data Quality (1 day)

  • Design an appropriate data management systems (DMS)
  • Ensure your DMS produces quality usable data
  • Develop tools to assess data quality and identify data quality risks and take remedial action
  • Build feedback loops that increase data quality

Data Analysis (1 day)

  • Develop basic data analysis skills (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Visualise the data
  • Interpret the data for internal use, stakeholders and donors

Reporting (1 day)

  • Write reports for internal use, stakeholders and donors
  • Conduct internal evaluation versus external evaluation
  • Ensure that your external evaluation terms of reference gets you the best evaluator and manage their work
  • Build recommendations with your stakeholders and monitor performance


 Complete application form