Impact Evaluation Training Course


Impact Evaluation

A practical course to design and manage high quality impact evaluations

Why this course

Today, development assistance places great emphasis on demonstrating impact. Having a logical framework with impact indicators is a first step to design projects with impact in mind.

The next step is measuring that impact in a robust manner with mix of quantitative and qualitative methods. This course will show what impact measurement methods are available, and how to plan and budget for impact assessments.

Course objectives

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Know how to select effective strategies for determining causal attribution of your programme impact
    Have an overview of available tools and platforms and learn how to select the right mix of methods
    Be able to specify the information collection and analysis tasks
    Be able to analyse, present and defend robust impact evaluation findings.

Course agenda

Day 1:

  • Basics of quality evaluation
  • Introduction to Impact Evaluation
  • Evaluation types and approaches and methods, evaluation design
  • Preparing for an evaluation – clarifying TOR

Day 2:

  • Qualitative evaluation methods
  • Theory of Change, Outcome Mapping, Most Significant Change
  • Choosing the Most Suitable Methods

Day 3:

  • Quantitative methods
  • Contribution versus Attribution analysis
  • Quantitative Data Analysis, Using Graphs
  • Data collection methods and tools

Day 4

  • Developing Good Questionnaires (online)
  • Formulating recommendations
  • Finalizing Evaluation report
  • Evaluation and Closure

Registrations end: 29 July 2019
Date: 06 - 09 August 2019
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Course fee: €870 (including lunches, materials & tea breaks; excluding taxes)
Registration link:

Quote from participants

“A great course that focuses on both the quantitative and qualitative methods for impact evaluation, thereby providing tools for both high and low budget evaluations.”

Trainer: Koen Toonen

Koen has over 20 years of working experience in project and programme management at UNDP, UNOPS, UNEP. He provides consulting services and training in Development Planning & Programmes. Koen is an expert in Advocacy and Policy influencing, Network Management, Multi- stakeholder Partnerships, Resultsbased Management, Sustainability Planning, Institutional Development  and Organisational Strengthening, Change Management, and Project Cycle Management, notably for  poverty alleviation and environmental management.

See more of Koen's profile here.

For general information:

For general information: MDF Asia
Phone: +84 (0)24 6258 4438
Email: [email protected]

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