For-Credit Spring Graduate Course

Program Planning and Implementation: Using Evidence to Guide Decisions

March 18 - March 22, 2024
Prague, Czech Republic

Governments, multinational organizations, NGOs, and funders need to make informed decisions about whether to establish, modify, or expand particular programs—and how to do so. This is often a complex process involving many interacting factors that are difficult to assess. And this, in turn, creates a demand for staff able to apply the tools of evaluation based program planning and implementation.

The course seeks to advance the knowledge and careers of participants by helping them understand and apply those tools in real-world settings. Students will learn how to:

In addition to course instruction, the class will also visit relevant service programs and visit with senior officials of relevant Czech government offices, international organizations, and NGOs in Prague.