Qualification on Monitoring and Evaluation

The course aims to provide students with broad contact with all stages of the public policy and social program evaluation process. The different modules encompass the most relevant topics on the theme, such as the elaboration of a theory of change, the construction and analysis of indicators, quantitative and qualitative methodologies for the evaluation and design of M&E systems. There will also be topics focusing on components for hiring and delivering products, which will cover the comprehension and elaboration of terms of reference and calls for proposals, as well as on different ways of delivering results.

Target audience: Public managers, social program managers, professionals seeking to include M&E as regular work practices.

Advanced Qualification on Quantitative Methods for the Evaluation of Public Policies and Social Programs

The course aims to provide students with independence for designing and carrying out evaluations. For such, it will deepen their knowledge on applied statistics and econometrics in the context of evaluation, as well as on the collection and analysis of databases, indicators, descriptive and diagnostic analyses and the most regularly employed kinds of evaluation. There will be theoretical and practical classes included.

Target audience: Professionals seeking to deepen their knowledge on techniques for quantitative evaluation of public policies and social programs. A background on statistics and basic econometrics is desirable.