Projects, Programmes and Policies Impact Evaluation Techniques for Evidence-Based Development

By the end of the course the participants are expected to be experts who can carry out impact assessment assignments for their organizations or as consultants.

Course Description
Development projects, programmes and policies are typically designed to create change to the target beneficiaries. Whether or not these changes are actually achieved is a crucial public policy question but one that is not often examined. Impact evaluation assesses the changes that can be attributed to a particular intervention, such as a project, program or policy, both the intended ones, as well as ideally the unintended ones. This course is designed to equip the participants with adequate skills to conduct rigorous impact evaluations for their interventions. The course covers all aspects of planning, designing and implementing a successful impact evaluation. By the end of the course the participants are expected to be experts who can carry out impact assessment assignments for their organizations or as consultants.


Learning outcomes
By the end of this course the participants will be able to:
• Learn about theories and practices of impact evaluation
• Learn about evaluation problem: Attribution, selection and placement biases
• Understand IE designs: randomized, quasi and non-experimental
• Conduct a rigorous impact evaluation of a project, programme or a policy
• Conduct sampling and power calculation
• Learn and practice on econometric techniques for impact evaluation
• Carry out impact data analysis using popular methods such as Propensity Matching, Difference-in -Difference and many more.
• Report and disseminate impact evaluation findings

Who should enroll?
This training course is recommended for researchers, project staff, development practitioners, consultants and decision makers. It is ideal for those who evaluate projects and programmes in government, NGOs and development organizations.

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Why train with us?
Vital Extra Learning guarantees our clients:
• State-of-the-art facilities and training infrastructure
• Extended tradition of hand-holding during post engagement
• Service delivery through highly seasoned industry experts.
• Value for money

Date: 24 February 2020 to 28 February 2020
Time: 08:30 - 16:30
Venue: Vital Extra Learning Center,Abuja, Nigeria, Abuja
Cost: USD. 850

Date: 02 March 2020 to 06 March 2020
Time: 08:30 - 16:30
Venue: Vital Extra Learning Center, Nairobi, Kenya, Nairobi
Cost: USD. 850

Date: 06 April 2020 to 10 April 2020
Time: 08:30 - 16:30
Venue: Vital Extra Learning Center, Kigali,Rwanda, Kigali
Cost: USD. 850

Date: 13 April 2020 to 17 April 2020
Time: 08:30 - 16:30
Venue: Vital Extra Learning Center, Pretoria, South Africa, Pretoria
Cost: USD. 850

Date: 22 June 2020 to 26 June 2020
Time: 08:30 - 16:30
Venue: Vital Extra Learning Center, Nairobi, Kenya, Nairobi
Cost: USD 850

Date: 24 August 2020 to 28 August 2020
Time: 08:30 - 16:30
Venue: Vital Extra Learning Center, Abuja, Nigeria, abuja
Cost: USD 850

Date: 19 October 2020 to 23 October 2020
Time: 08:30 - 16:30
Venue: Vital Extra Learning Center, Nairobi, Kenya, Nairobi
Cost: USD 850

Date: 14 December 2020 to 18 December 2020
Time: 08:30 - 16:30
Venue: Vital Extra Learning Center, Abuja, Nigeria, Abuja
Cost: USD 850

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