Evaluation of Public Programmes

Course

Face-to-face

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Course details

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Length
2 weeks
Effort
80 hours
Level
Introductory
Language
Spanish
Region
Latin America and the Caribbean
Venue
ECLAC in Santiago, Chile
Certificate
Yes
Price
1200 USD
Start date
25 May 2020
End date
5 June 2020
Registration deadline
5 April 2020

Course summary

Develop competencies in the evaluation of public programs designed for professionals in public or private institutions involved with the management of public resources from the region of Latin America and the Caribbean.

About this course

Develop competencies in the evaluation of public programs, designed for professionals in public or private institutions involved with the management of public resources from the region of Latin America and the Caribbean, who participate in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes of policies and development-oriented programs. The course is based on active training methods, oriented to the requirements of executive professionals under the “learning by doing” modality. Participants will have the opportunity to review concepts, learn criteria and apply techniques and instruments. They will also have an introduction to the practice of analysis and application of evaluation instruments in a systematic way, through the execution of integrated workshops.

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Target audience

Public Servants, Political Decision-Makers, Local Authorities, Academia, NGOs, Researchers, Consultants

Learning objectives

  • Know the components of management by results, within the model of public management, especially the evaluation of public programs.
  • Know the fundamentals of the evaluation and its application at different times in the public value chain.
  • Analyze the necessary elements for a correct design and execution of an evaluation process.
  • Synthesize concepts about evaluation of public programs, types of evaluation, characteristics of a good evaluation, evaluation methodologies, etc.
  • Apply different methodologies and tools to evaluate public programs.