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FHI360 From Data Collection to Data Use

Course Schedule

Course Details

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    1-2 hours per week
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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. The experts at FHI 360 have helped thousands of civil society organizations, governments, companies, and communities around the world solve difficult problems.

About this M&E Course

You have received funding for a new project, designed your project’s logical framework, and developed a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan. Now it’s time to put your plan into action. This course will help you strengthen your Monitoring and Evaluation systems so that your team can collect, manage, analyze, and use data.

Course Topics:

  • Module 1: Building Blocks of M&E
    Identify the main components of M&E
    Address ethical issues associated with M&E processes
  • Module 2: Data Collection
    Prepare for data collection
  • Module 3: Data Storage and Management
    Design systems for data formatting and organization
  • Module 4: Data Analysis
    Prepare and analyze quantitative and qualitative data
  • Module 5: Data Use
    Reflect critically on your data to improve project performance
  • Module 6: Presenting Data to Stakeholders
    Present your data in a clear, effective and compelling manner

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is for project implementers with experience creating M&E plans. This may include project managers, M&E Managers and their teams, IT staff supporting data systems, data managers, or anyone who will collect, manage, analyze, or use data.
If you have never created an M&E plan, we suggest taking FHI 360 and Philanthropy University’s course Planning for Monitoring and Evaluation before enrolling in this course.


The University is a non-degree, diploma or credit granting initiative. Philanthropy U, Inc. is the concept developer and sponsor of the initiative. Learners are not entitled to earn college or other academic credit.

To earn a Certificate of Achievement for this course, you need to earn more than 50% of possible points on quizzes and assignments to obtain a passing grade. Quizzes are worth 15% of your total score, while assignments are worth 85%.

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