Advanced Techniques for Evaluating Public Projects

Course

Face-to-face

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Length
1 week
Effort
40 hours
Level
Intermediate
Language
Spanish
Region
Latin America and the Caribbean
Venue
ECLAC in Santiago, Chile
Certificate
Yes
Price
600 USD
Start date
4 May 2020
End date
8 May 2020
Registration deadline
15 March 2019

Course summary

The Latin American and Caribbean Institute for Economic and Social Planning (ILPES) has included a course on advanced topics on project evaluation to complement training options for public sector professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean.

About this course

The Latin American and Caribbean Institute for Economic and Social Planning (ILPES) has included a course on advanced topics on project evaluation to complement training options for public sector professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean. For more than a decade the institute has been delivering courses related to the formulation and evaluation of projects and this is a course that delivers the most recent methodological advances in project evaluation. The course is based on active training methods, oriented to the requirements of professionals who fulfil functions of institutional importance under the modality of “learning by doing”. Participants will have the opportunity to review new concepts, develop criteria and apply techniques and instruments by systematically conducting workshops on specific project topics. In the lectures, the conceptual foundations of the different topics of project evaluation will be presented. Workshops will be held where students, gathered in groups, can apply the techniques developed in the classes.

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Target audience

Public Servants, Political Decision makers, Local Authorities, Academia, NGOs, Researchers, Consultants

Learning objectives

The participants will be able to incorporate advanced themes to methodologies used in the functions of evaluation of public and private projects, thus contributing to improve the quality of the investment. Participants will generate knowledge about techniques in recent use and / or knowledge about trends in project evaluation.