• Worldwide team of experts

  • Bridging theory and practice

  • Customised to your needs

  • Creating lasting learning effect

 

A selection of services we can provide for the different phases of the project cycle

For our approach to learning-oriented evaluations, see Evaluation. All our services apply a participatory approach towards strengthening the team’s capacity and ownership of the products.

Strengthening your context analysis

A proper understanding of the context and particularly (key) stakeholders is critical. MDF Training & Consultancy can guide you through a thorough stakeholder analysis, including the more political aspects. Understanding stakeholder behaviour in relation to the dynamic ‘playing field’ helps uncover real opportunities for change.

Facilitate a "Theory of Change”

We can guide and facilitate the development of a Theory of Change (ToC) to capture more complex change processes. By using a step-by-step approach and guiding participants through each step, an intensive reflection process takes place, which is generally translated into a visual representation of the ToC. This forms a sound basis for the next step in the programme’s development, result chains or result frameworks.

Jointly formulate your results framework

The MDF trainer/consultants have contributed to many results frameworks in different thematic areas and can guide and facilitate the joint formulation of these frameworks. They can provide easy to remember ways to distinguish between different results levels (output-outcome and impact) and can further sharpen your result chains.

Jointly design your monitoring system

MDF Training & Consultancy can also support you with developing a sound monitoring system, which can be based on SMART indicators, (more qualitative) progress markers or a combination of both. We can advise you on what seems most appropriate and decisions will be made in close consultation with you.

Establish your baseline

MDF Training & Consultancy has sound experience with baseline measurements. This is regularly followed by mid-term and end-evaluations. In such cases, MDF is positioned as a partner during the programme, while maintaining a clear distance from the actual implementation to enable an independent position as an evaluator.

Meet our experts

  • Expertise
    • Advocacy and Policy Influencing
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Koen Toonen

    Director Vietnam office
  • Expertise
    • Evaluation
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Ingrid Oomes

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management
    • Resource Mobilisation

    Francine Egberts

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Sam Boering

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Organisation and People Management

    Josefien de Kwaadsteniet

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Evaluation
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Programme and Project Management

    Bart van Halteren

    Director Southeast Asia
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    René Vermeulen

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Anne Marie van Raalten

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Maurits Spoelder

    Director Kenya office
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Programme and Project Management

    Marie-José Niesten

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Programme and Project Management

    Hanna Buschke

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Programme and Project Management

    Dick van Blitterswijk

    Managing Partner
  • Expertise
    • Advocacy and Policy Influencing
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Saskia Brand

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Irma Alpenidze

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Hadewijch Klaassen

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Programme and Project Management
    • Resource Mobilisation

    Mari Andela

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Paola Fabbri

    Trainer / Consultant

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