Program Evaluation and Evidence-Based Analysis

LEARN how to develop and answer evaluation questions about program achievements

TAKE ADVANTAGE of proven processes for evaluation planning, performance management, and program reviews

STRENGTHEN accountability to support organizational growth and progress, particularly for budget request justifications

UTILIZE Evidence-Based Analysis to justify budget requests and secure grant funding while stimulating innovation

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MODULE 1

Understand Program Evaluation Requirements

Examine the GPRA 2010 requirements

Explore the Administration’s increased emphasis on evaluation

MODULE 2

Focus Your Inquiry: Understand how Evaluation Affects Program Assessment and Contributes to Management

Learn basic evaluation terms

Explore the basic steps in an evaluation

MODULE 3

Discover Key Tools Through the Logic Model to Understand Your Program and Plan Your Evaluation and Evidence-Based Analysis

Learn what a logic model is and its benefits

Discover how to create a conceptual model of your program

Explore examples of other logic models

MODULE 4

Continue To Focus Your Inquiry And Develop Evaluation Questions

Learn how to identify key evaluation questions from your program logic model

Building a Use Case

MODULE 5

Develop Indicators to Answer Evaluation Questions

Learn how to develop appropriate indicators

Identify key performance measures within your evaluation

MODULE 6

Consider Contextual Issues That Can Influence Assessments of Program Effectiveness

Learn how the logic model aids in identifying external influences that can help or hinder your program’s success

Understand why and how external contextual factors must and can be controlled in an evaluation of your program

MODULE 7

Develop Your Evaluation Plan

Identify best fit indicators to answer your evaluation questions

Review the common methods appropriate for various types of federal programs

Answer various types of evaluation questions

Know when and where to obtain technical help to plan and conduct your evaluation

MODULE 8

Implementation of your Evaluation Plan – Collect Data

Learn how the logic model aids in identifying external influences that can help or hinder your program’s success

Understand why and how external contextual factors must and can be controlled in an evaluation of your program

MODULE 9

Interpret and analyze the data

Learn common ways to store and manipulate data

Use common quantitative and qualitative analytic approaches

MODULE 10

Evidence-Based Analysis

5 key criterion for effective evidence-based analysis

Evaluating your evidence for quality and relevance

Analysis – How to show linkage to impact

Assessment – What the evidnece suggests for performance improvement

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Address:
1440 G St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20005, United States

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Standard Registration $1,499.00 (USD)  

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    February 1, 2018 - February 2, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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