The nature of development work regionally, nationally or internationally requires accountable, efficient programs that can measure the impacts of their interventions. Offered through Clark’s International Development, Community and Environment Department (IDCE), the professional Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation ensures that current and aspiring development practitioners can take multiple perspectives, paradigms and disciplines into account when developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating major projects, development programs and intervention strategies.
The certificate content allows students to:
Understand the range of monitoring and evaluation methods and methodologies and their implicit theories of action
Learn how to best match methods and evaluation systems and plans to theories of change and development objectives
Gain a practical understanding of evaluation theory and practice across a range of small non
profits and large development agencies
Apply different methodological approaches to program evaluation
Negotiate with clients on a scope of work, design and execution of plans
Monitoring and Evaluation Certificate Requirements
Students need to complete 6 units to complete the certificate. Three units are required or core courses. Three units are electives.
Students must take a Quantitative and Qualitative Methods course as below and the core course for his/her chosen ‘track’: