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UKES Training on fundamentals of Evaluation London 9th May

Do you need to understand theory of change, and how to use this as part of
planning and conducting an evaluation?
Do you need to understand the range of methodological approaches to impact
evaluation including alternatives to experimental approaches?
If yes, then this one day introductory short course is for you!


Our first session will focus on using Theory of Change as an approach to develop your evaluation framework/strategy, helping you not only to provide accountability for your programme but also to inform improvements. We are coupling this with an introduction to a range of methodological developments in Impact Evaluation, introducing you to alternatives to experimental approaches.

• Part 1: Theory of change including the process of:
o developing a theory of change
o translating it into an evaluation strategy
• Part 2: Impact Evaluation including the:
o range of frameworks available to help assess causality
o range of methodological approaches to impact evaluation including alternatives to experimental and quasi experimental designs/approaches such as Process Tracing, QCA and Realist Evaluation.

It has been designed for evaluators, commissioners of evaluations or users of evaluation evidence. This session covers principles that can be applied to any discipline from international development, health and social care to the environment in the voluntary, public and private sectors.
The session will be delivered by UK Evaluation Society Council Members, Dione Hills Principal Researcher and Consultant at the Tavistock Centre and CECAN Fellow; and Stefano D’Errico Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Manager at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED); two extremely experienced and expert evaluators and trainers.

This one day course will be held in central London at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) on Tuesday 9 May 2017 from 09.30 until 16.30. It will be a highly participatory day so be prepared to come with a programme, project, or service in mind to apply to practical exercises. The course is fantastic value at £75 + VAT for UKES members and £150 + VAT for non-members. An additional 10% discount is available for participants who are also attending the UKES Annual Evaluation Conference on 10 and 11 May 2017.

For booking enquiries or further information please contact Rosemary McMahon via e-mail on
ukes@profbriefings.co.uk or phone
+44 (0) 1920 462411.
Watch this space for Session 2: Introduction to Economic Evaluation in October delivered by Ulrike Hotopp, Economist and UK Evaluation Society Council Member.

Organisation UKES

Country: United Kingdom