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To enable participants to choose and apply appropriate tools to manage all stages of the project cycle in humanitarian contexts. Purpose of the Project Cycle Management (PCM) approach, steps and essential tools and methods for PCM, strategic, programmatic and operational levels of humanitarian action. Programme strategy building at country level or with a sectorial approach, purpose of planning and assessments in the project and programme cycle. Appropriate assessment methodologies and tools, common quantitative and qualitative data-collection tools for assessments. Monitoring and evaluation, commonly used quantitative indicator types (rates, proportions etc.) and their application. Log frame main elements, schedule planning for activities and resources using PERT and Gantt techniques, links with the implementation and Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) steps. Purpose of monitoring in the programme cycle, differences and links between M&E, evaluation cycle and appropriate evaluation tools. Main elements of the Terms of Reference for an evaluation, critical thinking on PCM, quality and accountability promotion at all stages of PCM.