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Developing an Evaluation Plan

How to develop a comprehensive evaluation plan

3 hours

Online

In this live online workshop, we will guide you through the process of developing a comprehensive evaluation plan, including the development of evaluation questions, the creation of data collection instruments, and the establishment of data management procedures.

We will review the monitoring and evaluation toolkit so you can decide which tools are most suitable to what you are trying to find out as well as to the time and resources you have available. Through practical examples and hands-on activities, you will learn how to define clear evaluation objectives, select appropriate evaluation methods, and identify relevant data collection and analysis techniques.

In addition, we will explore strategies for engaging stakeholders and ensuring the utilization of evaluation findings for decision-making and program improvement. Whether you’re involved in research, program management, or organizational development, this workshop will provide you with the tools to design evaluations that generate meaningful insights.

This live workshop gives you the opportunity to develop your impact evaluation strategy in a supportive environment with other professionals and direct engagement with the trainer.

When you register for this training workshop, you will receive the following:

  • Live 3-hour online workshop on survey design led by Dr. Eric Jensen
  • Useful resources you can borrow and adapt for your work

Dr. Eric Jensen

Dr. Eric A. Jensen is a social scientist with a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in sociology. Author of Doing Real Research: A Practical Guide to Social Research (SAGE), Dr. Jensen brings extensive methodological expertise in quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods social research and evaluation. Jensen has been working in science communication research and practice since 2001, beginning with a National Science Foundation-funded project on International Ethics and Equity Issues Relating to Biotechnology.

Jensen has delivered hundreds of training workshops on evaluation methods and evidence-based science communication, as well as leading and consulting on projects large and small on public engagement with research, impact evaluation, socially responsible research and environmental communication. Jensen’s latest book is Science Communication: An introduction.

In addition to being Director of Research at The Institute for Methods Innovation, he is a professor at the University of Warwick (on a career break), a visiting research scientist at the University of Illinois working on a Sloan Foundation-funded project on research software policy and a senior researcher at the Thriving Natural Capital Challenge Centre at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).

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