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Program Evaluation Certificate

The Program Evaluation Certificate (PEC) is designed for those who need to evaluate, analyze and improve upon programs and/or services within the workplace. If you are a professional or recent graduate looking to expand your skills in the applied field of program evaluation, this certificate provides an active learning experience designed to help you work in a wide range of industries. The next PEC start date will be February 16 2022.

Schedule: Wednesdays, from February 16 2022 to June 29 2022

Time: 4:00PM to 5:30PM

Total Hours: 75.0

Delivery: Remote

Course Fee(s): Course Fee non-credit      $1,800.00

Discount(s): Early Bird rate $1,650.00 (available till December 7, 2021)

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Key Learning Outcomes

The PEC certificate will introduce you to different evaluation approaches, evaluation designs and the skills to apply this knowledge to your own work. Each week, you will be asked to apply your learnings to an ongoing evaluation project for a program within your organization or local community. At a one-on-one consulting session, instructors will give you detailed feedback on your project and answer any questions you have. By the end of the program, you’ll walk away with everything you need to conduct a successful program evaluation.

  • Develop a strong program theory of change and logic model.
  • Know what evaluation approach and type suits your needs.
  • Conduct effective interviews and focus groups.
  • Design surveys.
  • Analyze survey and interview data.
  • Create a knowledge mobilization strategy
  • Apply findings to improve programs and services.
  • Integrate evaluation approaches into organizational learning and development.
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If you have read all the above and require further assistance:

Contact Nick Petten Course Manager npetten@wlu.ca

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