Intermediate- Advanced Level Course, 30 – 31 October 2012,
This course covers the basics of evaluation management with a view to address the specific challenges managing evaluation. It is intended for people who manage evaluation and evaluation processes in their work and who are interested in best practice and sharing of experiences with their peers.
The aim is to enable professionals who manage evaluation to better understand and improve the planning, design and to allocate resources in an optimal way, whether this relates to data collection, human resources and time, or use of the final outputs.
The course is designed around the main difficulties experienced by practitioners and drawing on the rich experience from the facilitators Mr. Stefan Dahlgren (previous head of Sida Evaluation Unit) and Mr Emery Brusset (Director of Channel Research and Evaluation Team leader), both veterans in the field of managing various types of evaluation such as complex evaluation and joint donor evaluation.
The training will focus on:
- Principles of evaluation
- Evaluation environments
- Different types of evaluation
- Evaluation use
- Design of evaluation and determining factors
- Evaluation production, challenges and best practise
The course method is built on the sharing of expertise, achieved in an interactive way on the basis of specific project examples discussed and analysed jointly. Participants are therefore asked to contribute their own real life case studies, some of which will be selected for group work during the course.
This course will take place in Sweden in center Stockholm.
Training fee is 1700 EURO (before 15 October) or 1800 EURO (after 15 October) and includes local transport from and to Stockholm Arlanda airport and the training venue, training, materials, accommodation (single-room for 2 nights) and all meals at the training location for 2 days.
Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis (maximum number of participants is 15).
Dates are 30 – 31 October, 2012. Arrival evening 29 October 2012 for the welcome dinner and departure in the late afternoon on 31 October, 2012.
Training Venue: the training session and the accommodation will be in the Scandic Hotel Anglais in Stockholm.
The hotel is located in central Stockholm, right in the heart of the city’s commerce and entertainment district.
The central Scandic Anglais hotel is a natural meeting place for both locals and hotel guests. Popular restaurants, bars and nightclubs are within walking distance of the hotel. Stockholm’s best shopping is around the corner and the hotel is within easy reach of the city’s tourist attractions and museums.
Please find the Course outline as well as the application form. For any questions, or if you wish to be added to the waiting list, please do not hesitate to contact Luisa Ortiz or Farzana Islam phone +32 2 633 65 29