Program Monitoring and Evaluation
MET AD 647
This is a comprehensive course on evaluation, covering in-depth program evaluations and performance monitoring. Students will also understand project interdependencies and determine the optimal pacing for a program to enable appropriate planning, scheduling, executing, monitoring, and controlling of the projects within a program in the future. It covers evaluation methods that will be useful at various levels of government and in nonprofit organizations. This course will help project and program managers, analysts, consultants, educators, and managers in government, nonprofit, and private institutions to assess program results and identify ways to improve program performance. Other topics include: logic modeling; evaluation for small nonprofit organizations; assessing and improving planning, implementation and effectiveness; evaluation methodology and models; using evaluation tools and applications to assess factors linking projects under one program and provide the best allotment of resources between those projects; monitor complex, multi-project programs, and drill into current project details; enable collaboration and stakeholder alignment throughout a project life-cycle. 4cr.