Events

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We do not officially endorse these events unless they are noted as a BetterEvaluation event.

Here is some upcoming events of interest to the evaluation community. Please don't hesitate to suggest an event.

Open online courses

Effective and Creative Evaluation Report Writing - In this course, students will learn best practices for effective and creative report writing specific to evaluation reports. Learning points and practical exercises are combined to develop skills in putting together an effective and engaging evaluation report.

Cutting-Edge Monitoring & Evaluation: A Guide for Practitioners - This course lays the ground for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) by considering challenges in current M&E practice, introducing a tool-box of evaluation techniques and showing where these can be best applied. 

January

Course

Advanced Monitoring and Evaluation
United Kingdom - 30th January 2017 to 3rd February 2017 - Paid

This 5 day course is aimed at those with experience of monitoring and evaluation and will build upon prior knowledge and experience to address complex M&E challenges. The training will develop your skills and understanding of M&E and will provide a blend of practical examples, case studies and opportunities to share ideas and experiences with practitioners on the course.

February

Course

Online Monitoring and Evaluation
Online - 6th February 2017 to 13th March 2017 - Paid

This updated course by INTRAC is aimed at those who are new to monitoring and evaluation. It aims to provide a thorough understanding of M&E concepts to build practical skills and confidence needed to do M&E effectively. The training will share examples of M&E approaches and tools for different types of interventions and contexts.

E-learning

Analytics and Data Driven Decision Making
Online - 15th February 2017 - Free

In this free webinar, Dan Meyer, author of Putting your Data to Work and The Fundamentals of Business Analytics, will apply corporate practices of using business analytics to optimize Big Data to the field of evaluation. For more information on Dan Meyer and his work, see The Analytics of Measurement and Evaluation.

March

Course

Managing for sustainable development impact course 2017
Netherlands - 20th March 2017 to 7th April 2017 - Paid

The Centre for Development Innovation's course, Managing for sustainable development impact course 2017, will link the theory and concepts of the Managing for Impact (M4I) approach and put M&E at the service of your core management processes. Learning will be highly interactive; participants will receive individual coaching by peers and course facilitators and will be challenged to translate the content to an approach that is appropriate and feasible back home.

Conference

AfrEA Conference 2017
Uganda - 27th March 2017 to 31st March 2017 - Paid

The 8th AfrEA International Conference 2017 aims to promote exchange between researchers, academia, emerging evaluators and practitioners on demand and supply of credible evaluative evidence in support of the SDGs in Africa. It will also build capacity to design, manage and use evaluations to help Governments achieve their national and international development agendas, particularly around the SDGs and the Africa2063 Agenda. This year's theme is: Evaluation of the Sustainable Development Goals: Opportunities and Challenges for Africa.