Measurement is an essential part of any organization’s drive to achieve palpable impacts from the programs they run. Hence, we help governments, companies, and international organizations to assess the results of their programs across a wide spectrum of areas and to detect the challenges they face in their operations in order to grasp opportunities for improvement.
We conduct Program Monitoring to learn from experience, to increase internal and external accountability of performance, to make informed decisions, and to maximize project performance.
This serves as a means of checking how the action plan’s implementation is progressing. Program Evaluation looks at the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact, and sustainability of the given intervention.
Our methods include quantitative and qualitative analysis, randomized pre- and post-test evaluation, experimental and quasi-experimental design, ex-post comparison, and rapid assessment ex-post impact evaluations. Services range from small-scale rapid assessment and participatory appraisals to large-scale sample surveys.
Meanwhile, Data Quality Review is a key element of any smoothly functioning monitoring and evaluation system. Indeed, monitoring and evaluation data represent an important source of information to ascertain the extent of progress being made and also providing support to project managers in their decision making. Ensuring that data are of a high quality is essential to maintain confidence in decisions made.
Our data quality tools and mechanisms review data from the point of view of validity, reliability, timeliness, precision, and integrity. Using Impact Evaluation, we identify what is positively and/or negatively influencing target groups, individual households, institutions, and the overall environment. This allows us to better understand the extent to which program goals have been achieved and what impacts these have had on the target groups and stakeholders in particular.
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Our monitoring and evaluation is oriented toward impact measuring and serves as a guide for project implementation and management, providing stakeholders with information on the progress being made toward the achievement of objectives, as well as highlighting any disparities between targets and actual achievements. This valuable method identifies where a program is heading, how it will get there, and whether its resources are being used in the most cost-effective manner.
16 Sep 2021
The purpose of this evaluation is to share the results achieved by the Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support (CUTIS) project with key stakeholders, and to enhance future programming regarding economic growth by recommending ways to strengthen the involvement of Ukrainian SMEs in trade and investment.
25 Feb 2021
The main objective of the project is to conduct a final evaluation of the EU’s support of civil society and media in Jordan and related projects, paying particular attention to comparing expected results with actual results, pointing out any reasons underpinning disparities between such results, as well as key lessons learned, conclusions and related recommendations in order to improve current and future actions.
Final Evaluation of the Budget Support Program “ENPARD Moldova – Support to Agriculture and Rural Development”23 Sep 2020
The main objective of this project is to provide an overall independent assessment of the past performance of the “ENPARD Moldova – Support to Agriculture and Rural Development” program, paying particular attention to its results measured against its expected objectives, and the reasons underpinning such results. Meanwhile, key lessons learned, conclusions, and corresponding recommendations will be presented in order to improve future budget support programs.
13 Jan 2022
The main objective of this project is to conduct a summative evaluation of the Expert Deployment for Governance and Economic Growth (EDGE) project.
All such services are only made possible by the valuable hands-on experience and skill of our team. Having provided Monitoring & Evaluation services in various countries across various regions and continents, our contribution has ranged from impact evaluation of tax policy programs in Africa to program evaluation of governance programs in South Asia and agricultural and rural development programs in Europe.
Dr. Giorgi Khishtovani is a Research Director at PMCG. He has more than 10 years of professional working experience in public, private and non-governmental sectors in Georgia and abroad. Before joining PMCG, Dr. Khishtovani worked as the Deputy Dean of Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at Tbilisi State University (2009-2011), as a Research Fellow at the University of Bremen (2011-2014), as the Head of Research at the Institute of Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) (2015-2016) and as the Head of Department of Grants and Programs Administration at the National Science Foundation of Georgia (SRNSF) (2015-2017).
Dr. Khishtovani has extensive experience as a researcher, trainer, consultant and project manager within the framework of various international projects conducted by the World Bank, the European Union, the Council of Europe, UNDP, GIZ and the Federal Foreign Office of Germany.
Dr. Khishtovani also has a strong academic background. He holds a PhD degree in Economics from the University of Bremen (Germany). His PhD thesis covered the topic of the transformation of governance structures in Georgia between 2003 and 2012. Dr. Khishtovani also holds an LLM degree from the University of Trier (Germany), a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Economics and Social Sciences from the University of Trier (Germany) and a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Law from the Georgian Technical University. Currently, Dr. Khishtovani is an Associate Professor and Head of Department of Finance at the Business School of Ilia State University.
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