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Building Evaluation Capacity (05) [EN]

Kaireen Chaytor, Chaytor Consulting Services

May 11, 2008, 9:00am - 12:00pm - Intermediate - 24 seats

This workshop will focus on implementing strategies into the workplace that support evaluation activities. Discussion will be on 1) knowing the requirements for evaluation 2) understanding what skills are necessary to carry out evaluation 3) managing evaluation anxiety 4) means of building capacity and skills for evaluation and 5) the connection of evaluation capacity building with decision making. Issues such as bring learning to doing and using evaluation results will be included. The workshop will be based on literature from evaluation, public sector management and organizational learning. The workshop will also be based on experience working within and teaching in non-profit agencies, provincial and federal departments of government to build evaluation capacity. Participants will have the opportunity to apply the ideas and discussion in the workshop to their own workplace.


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