This half day course is designed to help participants in the voluntary and community sector to monitor and evaluate the work of their organisation effectively and ensure that their working practices are robust and fit for purpose. It can also be relevant to those staff in statutory agencies who work on community projects.
- Why monitoring and evaluation is important
- The Evaluation Cycle
- Determining what you need to monitor and evaluate and what methods you can use to achieve this
- Acting on your findings
- Measuring the impact of your services
- Using recognised quality standards to evaluate your organisation’s effectiveness.
This course could be run as part of a training programme or could be run in house.
The course is designed to be flexible so that it can accommodate the specific needs of a particular organisation or agency. Participants can, for example, look at specific areas of their organisation’s work and plan how they will collect their evidence and evaluate it.
- To understand why monitoring and evaluation is important
- To understand what systems and procedures they should have in place
- To look at what areas of their organisation’s work should be monitored
- To understand ways of monitoring impact
- To look at how quality standards can help in improving working practices within organisations.
People working in the voluntary and community sector or staff in statutory agencies who work closely with VCS groups or on community projects. The course can be adapted to suit particular needs.
From £150 + travel costs.