Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Available dates

Jul 17—18, 2020
2 days
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
USD 950
USD 475 per day
Sep 1—26, 2020
Online
USD 1100

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About the course

Program evaluation is one mechanism for establishing accountability in nonprofit organizations. This course focuses on the techniques and application of evaluation methods to assess the effectiveness of nonprofit programs. Participants will learn evaluation techniques currently used to determine whether nonprofit programs are having the intended effects. Participants will also learn how to develop and implement cutting-edge performance measurement strategies in nonprofit organizations.

Topics include:

  • Program evaluation and accountability
  • Practical program evaluation techniques
  • Performance management strategies for effective and efficient programming

AGENDA

Day 1

  • Introductions, Identifying session goals, Defining program evaluation goals and types
  • Conceptualization, operationalization and measurement,The logic model
  • Research design for program evaluation, Causation
  • Experiments and surveys

Day 2

  • Sampling, Qualitative vs. quantitative approaches; Performancemeasurement
  • Ethics, Reporting evaluation results; Limitations & related issues
  • Data analysis and forecasting; Cost-benefit analysis
  • Participant presentations of evaluation designs
  • Wrap-up and closing discussion

ONLINE COURSE AGENDA

WEEK 1: INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAM EVALUATION

  • Readings
  • Narrated Presentations 1 & 2
  • Quiz
  • Assignment: Logic Model
  • Assignment: Discussion

WEEK 2: EFFECTIVE RESEARCH DESIGN

  • Readings
  • Narrated Presentations 1 & 2
  • Quiz
  • Assignment: Program Description for Final Project
  • Assignment: Literature Review for Final Project
  • Assignment: Discussion

WEEK 3: EVALUATION METHODS

  • Readings
  • Narrated Presentations 1-3
  • Quiz
  • Assignment: Methods Section for Final Project
  • Assignment: Discussion

WEEK 4: PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT, DATA ANALYSIS & FORECASTING

  • Readings
  • Narrated Presentations 1-4
  • Quiz
  • Assignment: Final Project: Program Evaluation Plan
  • Assignment: Analysis of Kids Count Data Center
  • Assignment: Discussion
  • Course Evaluation

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Available dates

Jul 17—18, 2020
2 days
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
USD 950
USD 475 per day
Sep 1—26, 2020
Online
USD 1100

Disclaimer

Coursalytics is an independent platform to find, compare, and book executive courses. Coursalytics is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or otherwise affiliated with Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

Full disclaimer.

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