Though developing and implementing a program evaluation can seem intimidating, a quality evaluation can produce multiple benefits for your organization. Fortunately, this website will assist you through the evaluation planning process.
The first step in any evaluation is to determine your primary reason for conducting one. Next, identify the end users of the evaluation results.
Why do you need an evaluation?
Who will use the evaluation findings?
Understanding the purposes for conducting an evaluation can help you decide what type of data you need to collect, and ultimately, what kind of evaluation to conduct. The next section introduces different types of evaluations.