Curtiss Hall 142
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Enhance your understanding of program evaluation within the nonprofit context. Find out how to improve your evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis and data use. Special attention will be paid to the real-world challenges that organizations may face when conducting evaluation, including staff time, costs and reporting evaluation results to funders. By the close of the course, you will have a complete program logic model and evaluation plan ready for implementation.
Unit 1: Introduction to Nonprofit Evaluation & the Logic Model
Unit 2: Creating an Evaluation Plan
Unit 3: Collecting the Data
Unit 4: Analysis, Reporting and Use – Putting it All Together
About online learning
Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.
How the Course Works
It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom. You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.
Participate when you want
You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate. For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.
What you will do
The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.
Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.
We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each week to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.
It’s easy! It’s fun.
About the Instructor
Myia Welsh, MSW, has over 12 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. As an evaluation consultant, she works with nonprofits and foundations to evaluate what differences programs are making, to help them understand how programs can be improved, and to provide training for organizations that are interested in increasing their evaluation capacity. Some of her clients have included the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, Migrant Clinicians Network, the Washington Area Women’s Foundation and the Ford Foundation. Myia holds a Master of Social Work Degree with a concentration in Social Policy and Program Evaluation from the University of Michigan.
Who Should Attend:
New and aspiring Nonprofit Managers who want to enhance your understanding of program evaluation within the nonprofit context.
Experienced Nonprofit Managers who want to find out how to improve your evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis and data use.
Members of Nonprofit Boards of Directors and other interested individuals who want to better understand nonprofit organizations.