University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)
A two-day, interactive workshop that will equip you with the tools you need to not just measure your outputs and outcomes, but to track your social impact.
Who should attend?
This workshop unpacks the questions of monitoring and evaluation: why it is important, how to do it and how to take the next step to measuring social impact.
If you’re grappling with linking outputs, outcomes and impact, want to demonstrate your value, or put a plan in place, this programme will suit you.
It is ideal for social leaders, funders, social entrepreneurs, board members and trustees, BBBEE and sustainability officers, CSI managers, and consultants.
The Workshop will cover the following:
- Programme management and the role of M&E
- M&E concepts and terms
- Programme theories: Theories of change and theories of action
- Outcomes-based M&E planning
- M&E tools and methods
- Different types of evaluation, what the elements of evaluation are and how to go about planning one
- Learning and reflection practices
On completion of this workshop, you will have:
- An appreciation of how M&E can support both learning and accountability processes
- An understanding of the purpose of monitoring and evaluation, the differences between them and how they fit into broader programme management
- A familiarity with the core terms and concepts
- An understanding of programme theories, including theories of change and theories of action, and how they are used
- The ability to formulate and use basic performance indicators for reporting
- Understanding what evaluation is and how it should be undertaken
Dugan Fraser is an evaluation expert and teacher. He lectures on the Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme and works for the Raith Foundation. He provides advisory, capacity development, research, planning and implementation support to programmes and projects, especially those targeting children and people living in poverty. He has extensive experience working in social justice, social protection, governance, gender, human rights and related issues. His areas of expertise include evaluation, monitoring system development, strategic and programme planning, institutional and capacity development and process facilitation.
Fees include: tuition, instruction material, lunches and refreshments and is VAT exempt. Students will receive a certificate of completion.
Time: 08h30 – 17h30
Venue: Gordon Institute of Business Science, 26 Melville Road, Illovo Sandton.