Donor Agencies and Development Implementing Partners alike are mandated to conduct mid-term, final evaluation and impact evaluation missions among others. Evaluation is first and foremost a reality test, learning, and accountability mechanisms. In order to come up with evidence-based, valid, thoughtful and uncontroversial programmatic decision making, evaluation missions need to be sequentially planned properly and methodically managed diligently.
The two days training workshop provides an overview of how to plan, manage and report evaluation missions more efficiently and effectively. The trainer will walk-participants-through the evaluation process starting from the preparation of the evaluation terms of reference till the submission of the evaluation report and sharing lessons learned. The course will introduce Development Assistance Committee (DAC) evaluation criteria including relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact and sustainability among others.
- Increased understanding of the various types of evaluation reports, their usages, advantages and disadvantages of each
- Improved capacity to link between the DAC evaluation criteria with project’s results and outcomes
- Sharpened skills mixed with the necessary theoretical background on how to plan and manage evaluation missions more systematically ensuring results’ validity and accuracy
- This training workshop is an introductory to intermediate level
- The course is highly interactive using groups discussions, individual exercises and case studies among others.
- Presentations, materials and handouts are in English
- Trainers are bi-lingual English / Arabic