Diploma In Monitoring And Evaluation

Diploma In Monitoring And Evaluation (DIMAE) is offered as a DIPLOMA course examined by FINSTOCK EVARSITY COLLEGE. A certificate of completion is issued upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements


Duration: 12 Months

Delivery Method: Online

Fee Structure

Full Course Fees
Registration Fee KES 1,000.00 ($ 10.00)
Certification Fee KES 0.00 ($ 0.00)
Administration Fee KES 5,000.00 ($ 50.00)
Internal Exam Fee KES 15,000.00 ($ 150.00)
External Exam Fee KES 0.00 ($ 0.00)
Examining Body Membership Fee * KES 0.00 ($ 0.00)
Tuition Fee KES 108,000.00 ($ 1,080.00)
Fees Totals KES 129,000.00 ($ 1,290.00)
* Examining Body Membership Fee may be payable through us or directly to the Examining Body

All Fees are payable in lumpusm or in installments, for details see below.
Breakdown per semester,

Trimester Total Per Trimester
Trimester 1KES 43,000.00 ($ 430.00)
Trimester 2KES 43,000.00 ($ 430.00)
Trimester 3KES 43,000.00 ($ 430.00)
TotalKES 129,000.00 ($ 1,290.00)

NB: Fees are payable in 3 installments as detailed below:

The trimester fees of KES 43,000.00 ($ 430.00) is payable in 3 installments of KES 14,333.33 ($ 143.33)

Course Requirements

All Fees are payable in installements, for details check FAQs

Practical Requirements (where applicable)

For courses that require practicals, a separate fee is chargable (not included in fee structure above) as follows:

  • Short courses - KES 5,000
  • Certificate courses - KES 7,500
  • Diploma courses - KES 10,000

Course Units/Overview

                         Module I

1.DIMAE001 :Project Planning & Management

2.DIMAE002 :Monitoring And Evaluation Design And Implementation

3.DIMAE003 :Participatory M&E

4. DIMAE004 :Results Based M&E

5.DIMAE005 :Project Management Governance And Accountability

6.DIMAE006 :Impact Assessment And Evaluation

                            Module II

7. DIMAE007: Social Research Methods

8.DIMAE008: Advocacy And Lobbying In Monitoring And Evaluation

9.DIMAE009: Proposal Writing

10.DIMAE010: Basic Statistics

11.DIMAE011: Gender In M&E

12.DIMAE012: Ethics In M&E

                    Module III

13.DIMAE013: Emerging Issues In M&E

14.DIMAE014: M&E Data Analysis

15.DIMAE015: M&E Report Writing And Presentation

16.DIMAE016: SDG&M&E

17.DIMAE017: Statistics Basic

18.DIMAE018: M&E Research Project

Unit IDUnit Name
DIMAE001Project Planning & Management
DIMAE002Monitoring And Evaluation Design And Implementation
DIMAE003Participatory M&E
DIMAE004Results Based M&E
DIMAE005Project Management Governance And Accountability
DIMAE006Impact Assessment And Evaluation
DIMAE007Social Research Methods
DIMAE008Advocacy And Lobbying In Monitoring And Evaluation
DIMAE009Proposal Writing
DIMAE010Basic Statistics
DIMAE011Gender In M&E
DIMAE012Ethics In M&E
DIMAE013Emerging Issues In M&E
DIMAE014M&E Data Analysis
DIMAE015M&E Report Writing And Presentation
DIMAE017Statistics Basic
DIMAE081M&E Research Project

Course Description

Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation 

Course overview;

The Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation is a comprehensive course designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to effectively monitor and evaluate programs, projects and policies across various sectors. This course provides a solid foundation in key concepts, methodologies, and tools essential for conducting systematic assessments, performance monitoring and impact evaluations. Students will learn how to design and implement monitoring and evaluation frameworks, collect and analyze data, develop performance indicators, and communicate evaluation findings to stakeholders.

By the end of the course, students will have the expertise to play a crucial role in monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of development interventions, contributing to improved outcomes and informed policy decisions.

Minimum Entry Requirement.

Grade C-

Mode of Delivery

Home and/or office-based media employing a variety of self-instructional electronic and online self-study materials, such as; written self-instructional study modules, online interactive devices and self-tests, cloud-based content, videos of lectures mediated technical learning materials e.g., audiovisual and e-learning materials

Program Objectives

By the end of this program, learners should be able to;

  • Understand the fundamental concepts and principles of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in various context

  • Gain proficiency in designing and implementing M&E frameworks and systems for development programs and projects

  • Develop skills in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data to assess the effectiveness and impact of development interventions

  • Acquire knowledge of different M&E tools and techniques, including qualitative and quantitative methods, for data collection and analysis

  • Learn how to effectively communicate M&E findings and recommendations to stakeholders through comprehensive reports and presentations

  • Explore ethical considerations and best practices in M&E, ensuring the protection of human subjects and the responsible use of data

  • Develop the ability to identify and address challenges and limitations in M&E processes, such as data quality issues and evaluation biases

  • Gain practical experience through hands-on exercises, case studies, and real-world projects to apply M&E concepts and tools in practical settings

Skills gained

  • Skills to develop comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plans
  • Proficiency in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data for effective evaluation
  • Design and implement evaluations using appropriate methodologies
  • Skills in presenting evaluation findings through visualizations and reports
  • Effective stakeholder engagement and communication skills are fostered to ensure collaboration and understanding
  • Manage data quality and adhere to ethical standards in monitoring and evaluation
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills are honed to address challenges in monitoring and evaluation processes

Career opportunities

  • Data Analyst
  • Research Analyst
  • Policy Analyst
  • Project Coordinator/Manager
  • Evaluation Consultant
  • Program Coordinator
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Reasons as to why you should study this course

  • Enhances employability and opens up diverse career opportunities
  • You can have positive social impact and improves program outcomes
  • You’ll gain transferable skills
  • Contributes to personal and professional growth
  • It is a good way of exposure


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Examining Body



Q1. How many intakes are there?

There are three intakes in a year as follows:



Term Period


Registration Window

January Intake

Trimester 1

Jan 1 — Apr 30



May Intake

Trimester 2

May 1 — Aug 31



September Intake

Trimester 3

Sep 1 — Dec 31



Q2. In how many installments can I pay the fees?

Payments can be done in 3 installments as specified in the fee structure.

Q3. When can I sit for the exams?

  1. Internal exams are activated for students individually.
  2. External exams (where applicable) are booked one month after you complete the course.

Refer to the external examining body for more details and requirements before seating for their exams.

Q4: Is this college accredited/approved?

Yes. The college is approved under the ministry of education, through TVETA, and also through National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

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