Evaluation Consult

Measuring impacts and undertaking evaluation studies

Date to be confirmed in July 2013


This one-day provides participants with an effective approach and practical tools for assessing impacts and undertaking evaluation studies. This practical and interactive workshop uses case studies from Papua New Guinea, South East Asia and the Pacific to demonstrate how to measure the impact of a policy, programme or project through all phases of an ‘evaluative’ cycle. A key focus for the workshop is identifying the criteria to assess relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability.

Quote from previous workshop attendee:
“Thanks for facilitating the workshop. Really appreciate it. I’m using those tools for my M&E”

Description

This practical and interactive workshop uses case studies from Papua New Guinea, South East Asia and the Pacific to demonstrate how to measure the impact of a policy, programme or project through all phases of an ‘evaluative’ cycle. A key focus for the workshop is identifying the criteria to assess relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability.

You will learn about
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  • Tools and processes for incorporating participatory approaches to assess impacts.

  • Key steps and skills for identifying expected results and impacts using a results model.

  • Key steps for designing an impact evaluation.

  • Practical tools for gathering information and analysing impacts.

  • Strategies for using impact information to engage stakeholders, enabling learning, reporting and use of information for evidence-based decisions.

  • Obtaining robust evidence to support evaluation criteria and impacts (relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability).

Target Audience

This workshop would benefit anyone responsible for programme activities, management and the on-going monitoring and progress reporting of a policy, programme or project.