Venue: Arusha Spring Corridor Hotel, Tanzania

Learning Duration: 1 week

Starting: 06 Nov 2023 Ending: 11 Nov 2023; Application deadline: 4 days before starting date

Fees for Foreigners: USD 700

Fees for Locals: TZS 1,200,000

Payment Details: To cover tuition, training materials, lunch and refreshment


This intensive one-week course on Impact Evaluation of Development Programmes provides participants with a condensed yet comprehensive understanding of the principles, methodologies, and techniques used to assess the effectiveness and impact of various development programs. The course covers key concepts, practical applications, and real-world examples to equip participants with the skills to initiate and engage with impact evaluation studies.


This course is suitable for M&E Directors, Project Coordinators, Managers, M&E/MEL/MEAL Officers, Community Development Officers, Planning Officers, Researchers, Development practitioners, Policy analysts, Students in relevant fields, and Professionals transitioning to development work, as well as anyone interested in understanding how impact evaluations contribute to evidence-based decision making and policy formulation. It caters to participants with diverse backgrounds, offering knowledge in impact evaluation methodologies while accommodating both beginners and those with some prior experience in the field.


Upon program completion, participants will be able to:

      • Demonstrate an understanding of essential concepts, theories, and the significance of impact evaluation in projects.
      • Apply project management skills to identify key impact evaluation stages within projects
      • Apply impact evaluation designs in impact evaluation studies.
      • Utilize the principles of sampling in impact evaluation studies.
      • Use the Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) approach for impact evaluation.
      • Apply the propensity score matching technique to address selection bias.
      • Apply the Difference-in-Differences (DiD) method to estimate treatment effects.
      • Utilize qualitative methods to enhance the depth and context of impact evaluation.
      • Utilize report writing skills to present impact evaluation findings.


      • Introducing Impact Evaluation
      • Monitoring and Evaluation Essentials for Impact Evaluation
      • Points of Impact Evaluation
      • Impact Evaluation Designs
      • Sampling in Impact Evaluation
      • Randomized Impact Evaluation
      • Propensity Score Matching Technique
      • Difference in Difference Method
      • Qualitative Approach in Impact Evaluation
      • Reporting Impact Evaluation Findings