Consultancy Skills in International Cooperation in Health: Evaluation of Health Facilities, Projects and Programmes

from University of Heidelberg
Registration deadline: 06 Apr 2020 Training date: 20 Apr 2020 to 01 May 2020 More Information

This course provides practical knowledge and experience in the evaluation of programmes and projects with focus on low- and middle-income countries.

Participants strengthen essential consultancy and evaluation skills in international health cooperation through writing an individual consultancy career plan; and in teams using evaluation implementation and planning exercises and case studies.

The course includes sessions on effective writing techniques, how to design and provide effective feedback to different stakeholders and cultural and ethical aspects of evaluation.

The course includes the following topics:

  • Evaluation and Consultancy: The Basics
  • Evaluation: Key Principles, Methods and Tools
  • Using Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Evaluation
  • Basic Skills of an Evaluator as an Individual and as a Team Member including team role play session
  • Planning an Evaluation in a low or middle income setting
  • Effective Writing Techniques, including Report Writing
  • Critical Review of Evaluation Reports
  • Designing and Providing Effective Feedback to Different Stakeholders
  • The Consultants Reference Points: Client Requirements and Regulations
  • Terms of Reference in your Consultancy Practice
  • Planning a Consultancy Career
  • Cultural and Ethical Aspects of Consultancy
  • The Consultant: Expectations and Experiences

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course the participants will be able to:

  • Identify, adapt and use principles, processes and tools for evaluation of health facilities, projects and programmes
  • Use key consultancy tools and mechanisms
  • Apply the principles of effective writing in evaluations
  • Use team building and team management skills
  • Analyse personal skills to develop a consultancy career plan
Fee information:
General Admittance: € 1.500.- tropEd students: € 1.000.- Included in the course fee is a non-refundable registration fee of € 200.- Please register as soon as possible as the number of participants is limited. Unfortunately, no Scholarships are available. If the participant withdraws from the course less than 6 weeks prior: 25 % of the course fee will be charged. less than 4 weeks prior: 50 % of the course fee will be charged. less than 2 weeks prior: the whole course fee will be charged. The tuition fee does not include accommodation, insurance or other personal living costs during the stay.
How to register:

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