Wits University launched the first phase of massive open online courses (MOOCS) on edX, an online learning platform established by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2012. Kieron Crawley, the Lecturer and Senior Technical Advisor of CLEAR-AA at the Wits School of Governance is responsible for Results Based Project Management – Monitoring and Evaluation which is one of the three courses on offer. The course will be available from October 5, 2016. To find out more about the exciting innovation click here Results Based Project Management (PDF).
In this project management course, you will learn the basics of results-based management, including the use of the results framework and its associated performance indicators. You will learn how the use of monitoring systems and evaluations provide a crucial source of evidence for management decision-making.
This project management course is designed to address the growing demand for managers in Africa and around the world, who can use results-based approaches to design, implement and manage an ever-growing range of programs and projects. Monitoring and evaluation (key results based management tools) are increasingly called upon within public service, non-governmental sectors and multi-lateral development agencies to help ensure that resources are put to optimum use and that citizens and beneficiaries are assured of receiving the benefits that are committed to them.
The course has been developed in partnership with CLEAR Anglophone Africa and draws upon the centers experience in promoting the use of evidence-based systems across Africa to enhance development practice.
Enroll this course here.
Meet the instructor
Lecturer and Senior Technical Advisor, CLEAR AA CentreWits School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand
How to complete a WitsX Mooc?
- Log on to www.edx.org/school/witsx
- Select ‘learn more’ about one of Wits’ three available MOOCs
- Click ‘enroll now’
- Create an account
- Allocate 2 – 4 hours per week over six weeks (or as specified) to complete the free* course and benefit from online support from dedicated Wits experts
* A certificate of completion costs $49 (approximately R720.00 based on the current exchange rate)