• Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State
• Babcock University, Remo, Ogun State
• Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State
• Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State
• Federal University of Technolgy, Owerri, Imo State
• Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Oyo State
• University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State
• University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State
• University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos State
• University of Nsukka, Nsukka, Enugu State
• University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
• University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State
• Gregory University, Uturu, Imo State
• Madonna University, Elele, Rivers State
• Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State
• Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State
• Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State
• Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos State
and over 50 other Universities in Nigeria


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In an era of demanding stakeholders, expectations regarding financial probity, budgetary transparency and the proven impact value of funded work programmes, monitoring and evaluation remains one of those aspects of organizational management that is extensively discussed but rarely practiced. Nonetheless, developments projects need continuous tracking in order to be effective and efficient. Donors, stakeholders, project implementation team, beneficiaries and general public require constant feedback on project performance. Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is an essential component of any intervention, project, or programme. This course covers the essentials of programme monitoring, evaluation and reporting. It also defines common terms and discusses why M&E is essential for programme management. The course is designed to enable the participants gain the skills for developing an M&E system through: a) undergoing a step-by-step learning process; and b) Completing tasks (practical exercises) related to what they learn to make it quite certain that they have learnt and understood the process.


By the end of this programme participants should be able to: Identify the basic purposes and scope of M&E; Distinguish between the concepts of monitoring and evaluation and their relationships; Describe the functions of an M&E plan and Identify the main components of an M&E plan; Equip participants with the ability to know the criteria for conducting an evaluation, Identify and differentiate between conceptual frameworks; results frameworks and logic models, Equip participants with the ability to develop monitoring and evaluation indicators for their organizations; Equip participants with the ability to determine the appropriate methods, procedures, and techniques for collecting and analysing data monitoring and evaluation data; Equip participants with the ability to set up monitoring system for their organizations; Equip participants with the ability to plan for an evaluation; Describe how M&E information can be used for decision-making


Introduction to Performance Management: Overview and Historical Perspective of Performance Management, Performance Management in the Nigerian Public Sector and Designing and Implementing Performance Management Issues

Data Collation and Management: Sources of Performance Data Data Collation: Validity and Reliability Analysing and Reporting Performance Data Using Data to Support Management Decision
Developing Effective Performance Measurement Systems: Setting Effective Targets and Goals, Defining Performance Indicators and Setting Targets and Different Performance Measures
Implementing Effective Performance Measurement Systems: Performance Monitoring Systems, Management by Objective Measures, Monitoring Productivity and Monitoring Service Quality
Identifying Real Outcomes and other Performance Measures: Using Performance Measures to Support Strategic Planning and Measurement, Comparative Measures to Bench marking Performance and The Balance Scorecard
Staying Alive: Stress Management and Wellness for Optimal Performance Course Review and Feedback Certificate Presentation: Course Review, Evaluation of Course and Lecturers by Participants, Presentation of Certificates and Light Refreshment


This course aims to introduce you to the concepts, tools and techniques of monitoring and evaluation, including the steps and components required to implement the monitoring and evaluation of a project or programme. To measure and report project/programme outcomes to your stakeholders, including donors, funders, supervisors or the general public, a robust mechanism needs to be put in place.. This 2-week M&E training workshop will equip you with Project Monitoring and Evaluation skills including developing an appreciation of the components of an effective M & E Plan, Data collections methods, tools, ethical considerations in data collection, statistical analysis, processing, storage, sharing and feedback mechanisms and reporting, in order to enhance your capacity to manage projects effectively and efficiently and to deliver on the expected intervention.


Monitoring and Evaluation Officers, Program Officers, Project managers and any other professionals who are involved in the monitoring and evaluation process will benefit from this course. It is particularly recommended for public sector officials at Federal, State and Local governments.


Tuition: The fee for this training programme is N149,000 [One Hundred and Forty Nine Thousand Naira] only, payable into the Institute’s Bank Account. This fee covers the cost of tuition, tea breaks and lunch. This Institute DOES NOT ACCEPT cash payment on its premises. Please note that confirmation of places on the programme can only be made on full payment of the tuition. This must be received four weeks before the commencement of the programme. The bank details are as follows:

Account Name: Africa Institute for Public Policy
Bank Name: UBA Plc
Account Number: 1016015864
Sort Code: 033083751
The Institute does not accept cash on campus.

Accommodation The Institute has a limited number of luxury rooms on the campus at the cost of N10,000 per night, for the course participants. However, cheaper local hotels can be arranged at the cost of between N5,000 and N7,000 only per night. Shuttle buses are available for commuting. Accommodation can also be arranged in Asaba, which is just 25 minutes drive from our campus. Our training programmes deliver cutting-edge content with no fluff. These programmes are based on the latest research, and are highly-interactive.

Every topic comes with specfic tools that managers and executives can implement immediately (and use to track their progress). The course material is written to satisfy the practical day-to-day problems and questions of leader managers. Training takes place in our serene and state-of-the-art facilities, located in Onicha-Ugbo, just 20 minutes drive from Asaba International Airport, Delta State. Please note that Participants per diet is not included in the tuition fee.


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9.00 – 11.00 First Lecture Session

11.00 – 11.30 Tea Break

11.30 – 13.30 Second Lecture Session

13.30 – 14.30 Lunch Break

14.30 – 16.30 Third Lecture Session

16.30 End of the day’s Programme

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With the increased importance of due process in the procurement of the right specifications,
Selecting the right contractors/suppliers, and achieving performance expectations, the public
sector is faced with a renewed call for greater efficiency in Public Procurement. Thus, increasingly
Public Procurement processes and management are now being regarded as the panacea
that guarantees efficient utilisation of taxpayers’ funds, improving public sector purchasing
capabilities and ensuring the delivery of full value for public spending.
There is an overwhelming evidence to suggest that there is a huge gap between the available
skills/competencies and the requirements for effective public procurement practices. It is
therefore, the objective of this course to infuse cutting edge and best-in-class skills required of
public servants in various procurement, contracting and managerial cadres.


The aim of this course is to provide participants with the essential skills and fundamental
knowledge required for the effective management of public procurement processes, and invariably,
contract management. It is aimed at building the capabilities of public sector professionals
with best practices in procurement, contracting, supplier management and stakeholder
relationship management.


By the end of the course, participants would have acquired the fundamental knowledge and
deep understanding of;

• Necessary procedures on procurement of works, suppliers and services in line with public
procurement guidelines and regulations.
• Best practices in conducting government tendering and supplier selection.
• How to achieve value for money through negotiation, contract reviews and supplier management.
• Methods of developing procurement plan and risk management frameworks.
• How to conduct formal procurement project audit/assessments.
• Tactics of conducting effective contract performance and quality monitoring schemes for
government projects, Strategies of Managing risks, disputes and potential conflicts in the
procurement and contracting processes.


Procurement officers and members of Tenders’ Board (Federal, State and Local government),
Public Finance and Account Officers, Budget and Planning Officers, Contract Managers, Public
Project Consultants, Project Managers, Civil Society Advocates, Auditors amongst others.

DAY 1:

Morning Session

  • Introduction to Public Procurement: Its Scope and Importance

Engr Emeka Ezeh, Director General, Bureau of Public Procurement

  • The Bureau of Public Procurement: Background, Impact and Prospects

Engr Emeka Ezeh, Director General, Bureau of Public Procurement

Afternoon Session

  • Public Private Partnership: Procurement Issues and Challenges

Mr Chidi Izuwah, Executive Director, PPP Resource Centre, Infrastructure Concession and

Regulatory Commission (ICRC)



Morning Session

  • An Outsider’s View of Public Procurement in Nigeria

Mr Paschal Egwim, Former General Manager, Procurement, Shell Producing and Development Company, currently Procurement Consultant

Afternoon Session

  • Fighting Corruption with Effective Procurement Legal Framework

Mr Wahab Olatoye, Esq., Procurement Law Consultant/Managing Partner, Wahab Toye & Co


DAY 3:

Morning Session

  • Integrity in Public Procurement: Lessons From Other Countries

Chief Bayo Awosemusi, Lead Procurement Specialist, World Bank Country Office, Abuja

Afternoon Session

  • Staying Alive: Stress Management and Wellness for Optimal Performance

Dr Ifeoma  Sylvester-Monye, Chief Consultant Family Physician, National Hospital, Abuja and Lifestyle Medicine Ambassador


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He oversees Performance Management and Investor relations. He has put in years of service with extensive experience covering the following areas in the banking industry across Tier 1 and 2 banks: Finance,Performance Management, Cost Management, Balance Sheet Optimization, Strategy, Business Transformation, Business Innovation, Process Improvement and Mergers & Acquisitions. He has proven capabilities to significantly improve stakeholders’ value by using his skills and experience to lead teams which deploy Management Information Systems and provide insightful macro-economic and industry research to improve profits, enhance the productivity of business units, drive and improve the efficiency of support groups and create a merit driven culture in the organization where decisions are based on facts/data. His previous work experience spans Financial Assurance Consulting, a leading investment bank and financial institution focused on Nigeria and Africa, he has also held senior level positions in the banking industry. He has won various awards in the institutions he previously worked with. These awards include the following: State of the Year, 2nd Prize (Best Ideas competition) and Best Graduating State (banking training school). Gbolahan has undergraduate and professional qualifications in Accountancy.

She pioneered the establishment of the department of Family Medicine in 2003, a department which now ranks as the premier department in the hospital. Dr Monye was for ten and half years, the Head of the Department (January 2003 – July 2013). In 2014, she founded the Brookfield Centre for Lifestyle Medicine. Her career focus is on preventing, treating and reversing the course of chronic diseases, using conventional medicine and lifestyle changes. Following her graduation from the College of Medicine, University of Benin, in 1987, and the compulsory National Youth Service Programme, she travelled to the United Kingdom for Post-graduate training in Pediatrics and Child Health. She thereafter did her residency in Family Medicine in the United Kingdom. Dr Monye is a diplomat of Pediatrics and Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, from the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child health and Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology respectively. She is a member of the Society for Family Physicians of Nigeria,a member of the Lifestyle Medicine Association of Nigeria, a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, a member of the European Society of Lifestyle Medicine and a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners, United Kingdom. Dr Monye is currently involved in several multinational researches in Primary Healthcare, Lifestyle Medicine, either as the Principal Investigator, the Team Leader, Site Coordinator or Co-investigator. She is a regular resource person at the Post-graduate Scientific Conferences in Nigeria, contributes to health journals, the health editor in The Gleaner newspaper, where she writes the column on Lifestyle Medicine. Dr Monye is an alumnus of the prestigious SAID Business School, University of Oxford. She is a certified Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner and received her training at the Harvard Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Boston, USA. She is a trained Counsellor. She was recently appointed a Global Ambassador for Lifestyle Medicine by the European Society for Lifestyle Medicine (ESLM).

Dr.Lawal holds BSc General Agriculture, MSc Agricultural Economics and a PhD Agricultural Economics and an Advanced Diploma in Law, a Certificate in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation from Wageningen University, the Netherlands and alumni of Harvard Kennedy School of Government where he obtained a Certificate on Driving Performance in Government. His professional working experiences span over 20 years as a Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist with International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Bank Assisted Projects in Nigeria before joining the National Planning Commission.

A culmination of two earlier degrees in political science and political theory from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. From this intellectual background and management consulting practice, Dr. Olaopa joined the civil service as a Chief Research Officer in the office of the president of Nigeria in 1988. He is currently the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Abuja. His areas of expertise range from public sector reform and restructuring, policy analysis and research designs, sector diagnosis and strategic planning. Dr. Olaopa has published severally and widely. Apart from several seminal articles in peer review journals and books, he is the author of six titles including theory and Practice of Public Administration and Civil Service Reforms in Nigeria (2008), Innovation and Best Practices in Public Sector Reforms: Ideas, Strategies and Conditions (2009), and Public Sector Reforms in Africa (2010). He has led and participated in many initiatives like the Nigerian Education Sector Strategy and the National Public Service Reform Strategies Development (in 2000, 2003 and 2007) as well as a number of continental programmes of the African Union’s Conference of African Ministers of Public Service (CAMPS). He is a member of several professional bodies like the International Institute of Administrative Sciences, Nigeria Institute of Management Consultants, Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM), and guest lecturer at the Administrative State College of Nigeria, Centre for Management Development & Pan-African University in Lagos, amongst many others.

She has worked with various government agencies and non-profit organisations in Afghanistan, Nigeria, and the United States on strategy and evaluation. In Nigeria, she worked as the Policy and Innovation Fund Manager with EFInA, a Financial sector development organisation focused on making the Financial sector work better for the poor. EFInA is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the UK Department for International Development. She was also the Policy and Partnerships Manager at the Tony Elumelu Foundation where she worked with Tony Blair, Africa Governance Initiative (AGI) and the Office of the Presidency in Nigeria on performance and evaluation. She is passionate about social impact i.e. translating the efforts of the government and social sector into tangible results. Serah holds a Master in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and graduated summa cum laude from her first degree in Economics and International Studies from the University of North Florida.

Prof Sylvester MonyeHe also holds a Ph.D in International Business from the University of Strath clyde, Glasgow, UK (1989). An experienced technocrat, he has held a number of Strategic positions in government, including Executive Secretary, National Planning Commission; Director of International Economic Relations, Federal Ministry of Finance; Member, National Economic Management Team; and other national management committees. He was President Goodluck Jonathan’s Special Adviser on Performance Monitoring and Evaluation and Head of the Presidential Delivery Unit in the State House. He is currently the Chief Performance Adviser to the Governor of Delta State.

She has held various public and private positions mostly in international development and the media. Prior to her return to Nigeria, she had worked in about 35 countries mainly working for poor and disadvantaged communities. Alache was brought back from the UK as Technical Adviser on project Monitoring and Evaluation for the federal government where she helped establish the National Monitoring and Evaluation office in the National Planning Commission (NPC). She holds the honour of the Officer of the British Empire, OBE, mostly because of her work in about 35 countries which was voluntary.

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