Monitoring & Evaluation
We provide tailored monitoring and evaluation services to charities, social enterprises and businesses across a range of sectors. Covering both process and impact evaluation, we select approaches which depend on individual project aims and objectives, delivery modes, available resources and evaluation aims. Our approaches include straightforward evaluation according to the OECD DAC dimensions (relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability), process tracing, outcome harvesting, quasi experimental approaches and social return on investment. Where possible, we incorporate findings validation workshops with project participants to test findings and develop lessons learned.
Monitoring services include the development of tools, including management information systems which incorporate the auto-tracking of indicators, and training on how to gather, input and interpret data on an ongoing basis, and how to use data to inform decision-making.
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