Data, Monitoring and Evaluation- Cohort 2.0
Data, Monitoring and Evaluation- Cohort 2.0

Data, Monitoring and Evaluation- Cohort 2.0

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Data, Monitoring, and Evaluation– Cohort 2 | An Online International Summer School Program | A One-Month Immersive Online Hands-On Certificate Training Course | July 2024 | IMPRI #WebPolicyLearning 

#IMPRI Generation Alpha Data Center (GenAlphaDC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, invites you to #WebPolicyLearning

An Online International Summer School Program
A One-Month Immersive Online Hands-On Certificate Training Course on

Data, Monitoring and Evaluation – Cohort 2.0

Details of the #WebPolicyLearning:
Dates:  July (6, 13, 20, 27), 2024
Four Consecutive Saturdays
Time: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom

Course Fee: Professionals: INR 11000 | Students: INR 8300 (inclusive of GST)
Early Bird Discounted Fee (till June 6): Professionals: INR 7400 | Students: INR 6500
Special 20 percent discount for IMPRI Alumni.
Bulk Discounts can be availed for groups of more than 5 participants.
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Welcome to the eagerly awaited “Data, Monitoring, and Evaluation – Cohort 2.0,” a pioneering initiative organized by IMPRI Generation Alpha Data Center (GenAlphaDC). Following the remarkable success of our inaugural cohort, the second edition promises to be a cutting-edge exploration into the realms of data science, monitoring, and evaluation, set to take place from July 6 to 27, 2024.

Building on the triumphs of Cohort 1.0, which focused on equipping participants with essential skills in data collection, analysis, and interpretation using various tools and techniques, Cohort 2.0 takes the learning experience to the next level. In an era where data-driven decision-making is paramount, this course aims to provide participants with advanced insights and hands-on experience in harnessing the power of data for transformative change.

The second cohort will delve into the latest advancements in data science, emphasizing cutting-edge tools and methodologies that empower participants to navigate the evolving landscape of data management. Participants will explore the intricacies of monitoring and evaluating projects and programs, ensuring not only that they are on track but also that they are achieving their objectives with maximum impact. Through an innovative curriculum, participants will gain a deep understanding of how to leverage data for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning.

Join us for Cohort 2.0, where you will be part of a dynamic learning community, engage with leading experts in the field, and acquire advanced skills that will position you at the forefront of the data revolution. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this transformative journey that prepares you for the challenges and opportunities of the data-driven future.

For whom

This timely course is for everyone who has a keen interest in data and coming-of-age policymaking. This course would benefit working professionals, researchers, teaching faculty, civil society members, activists, interested learners, and post-graduate and undergraduate students.

Benefits of taking the Course

Participants would:
• Learn from globally and nationally renowned thematic experts and practitioners
• Gain first-hand insights and networking opportunities
• Get course outline and reading list from the experts for learning
• Get access to session videos for 15 days
• Receive a certificate of completion
• Have the opportunity to publish their essays on the IMPRI Insights Blog, which features the articles of eminent people from around the globe.

Upon successful completion of the program, each participant will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

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Program Experts

Chair: Dr Devender SinghVisiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI; Global Studies Programme Fellow, University of Freiburg, Germany


Prof Mukul Asher, Visiting Distinguished Professor, IMPRI; Former Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS) 

Dr Devender Singh,  Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI

Dr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay, Associate Professor, Economics, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI

Mr V. Ramakrishnan, Managing Director, Organisation Development, Singapore

Dr Radha Ashrit, Director, Development Monitoring & Evaluation Office, NITI Aayog.

Dr Radhika Pandey, Associate Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi

Prof Vibhuti Patel, Visiting Distinguished Professor, IMPRIVice-President, Indian Association of Women Studies; Former Professor of Economics, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

Prof Nilanjan Banik, Professor and Program Director (BA, Economics and Finance), Mahindra University, HyderabadVisiting Consultant, IMPRI

Prof Gummadi Sridevi, Professor, School of Economics, University of Hyderabad; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI

Dr Arjun Kumar, Director, IMPRI

Bhanvi, Visiting Researcher and Assistant Director

Prof Vibhuti PatelVisiting Distinguished Professor, IMPRI
Prof Nalin BhartiVisiting Professor, IMPRI
Prof Gummadi Sridevi, Visiting Professor, IMPRI
Prof Nilanjan BanikVisiting Consultant, IMPRI
Dr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay, Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI
Dr Simi Mehta, CEO & Editorial Director, IMPRI
Dr Arjun Kumar, Director, IMPRI

Program Time Structure

Program Time Structure
Data, Monitoring and Evaluation – Cohort 2.0
An Online International Summer School Program
A Two-Month Immersive Online Hands-On Certificate Training Course
July (6, 13, 20, 27), 2024 | Zoom | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. IST
Four Consecutive Saturdays
IMPRI #WebPolicyLearning
Time Slot (IST)Session TopicExpert
Day 1: July 6, 2024 (Saturday)
2:30-3:10 pmMonitoring, Evaluation and Public PolicyProf Mukul Asher
3:10-3:50 pmAn Introduction to Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)Dr Devender Singh
3:50-4:30 pmData Deluge: The Moving FrontierDr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
Day 2: July 13, 2024 (Saturday)
2:30-3:10 pmProject Management-Key Result Areas (KRAs) & Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)Mr V. Ramakrishnan
3:10-3:50 pmOutput-Outcome Monitoring Framework (OOMF) by DMEO, NITI AayogDr. Radha Ashrit
3:50- 4:20 pmM&E in Practice & ReportingDr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
4:20- 4:30 pmThe Statistical System in India and an Introduction to Various Official and Other DatabasesDr Arjun Kumar & Bhanvi
Day 3: July 20, 2024 (Saturday)
2:30-3:10 pmAnalysing Financial Statements ( income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements etc)Mr V. Ramakrishnan
3:10-3:50 pmDemystifying Budgets & Public Finance DataDr Radhika Pandey
3:50-4:30 pmGender Mainstreaming of Data, Monitoring and EvaluationProf Vibhuti Patel
Day 4: July 27, 2024 (Saturday)
2:30-3:10 pmCost Benefit Analysis for Programme EvaluationProf Nilanjan Banik
3:10-3:50 pmField Research Data, Monitoring and EvaluationProf Gummadi Sridevi
3:50-4:30 pmIntroduction to Impact Evaluation MethodsMr Rakesh Pandey

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06/07/2024 @ 02:30 PM to
27/07/2024 @ 04:30 PM


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