Date and time:Session 1: Tuesday 2 May 2023, 9:30am-1:00pm
Session 2: Tuesday 9 May 2023, 9:30am-1:00pm
About this event
Practical training to help boost your impact
In this module you will learn everything you need to know in order to develop clear Program Logics and Theories of Change, and to use them in designing robust projects and programs and measuring their effectiveness. We will guide you step by step as you develop logic models for real world programs or projects. Our tried and tested process will help you to clarify outcomes, explain how your work contributes to them, and clearly communicate your program design to stakeholders.
After completing this module, you will take away a draft Program Logic and a Theory of Change that you have developed, as well as practical templates and resources for ongoing use.
You will build your skills to:
- Articulate the key concepts of Program Logic and Theory of Change, and the differences between them
- Confidently read, understand, and identify the various elements of a Program Logic and Theory of Change
- Design and lead a process to develop a Program Logic or Theory of Change, involving your key stakeholders
- Draft and finalise a Program Logic and Theory of Change
Our down-to-earth training is specially designed for social purpose organisations across health, community services, education, international development and beyond. Participants in our interactive workshops use real projects as working examples, with a strong focus on ‘learning by doing’. Our facilitators draw on their extensive experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning to explain complex concepts in plain language, and help you apply them to your own context.
Here's what a past training participant said about this module:
It was just very well designed - the way they presented each section in a clear way with a consistent case study as an example, then followed up with the groupwork to provide immediate practice. The homework requirement helped too. I feel infinitely more confident (and less overwhelmed!) about program logic and theory of change now - their value and how to go about the process.
This module is designed for people who have beginner to intermediate skills in Program Logic and Theory of Change. It is highly relevant to those working in and with for-purpose organisations, whose roles relate to any of the following:
- Research or evaluation
- Planning, design and development of services and programs
- Program or project management
- Quality improvement or stakeholder engagement
- MEL-01: How to develop Program Logic and Theory of Change
Format of this module
- This module is delivered online over 2 x half day sessions (7 hours total).
- This module includes a mix of large group and small group work.
- Places are strictly limited to 14 attendees to enable in-depth guidance by facilitators.
Related training modules
Program Logic and Theory of Change provide foundations for designing a robust evaluation. We encourage participants registering for this module to also register for our introductory module on Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks (MEL-02), as these two modules together cover the fundamentals of MEL design. A discount is available when registering for more than one module.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Training Program
This module is one element of our comprehensive MEL training program. Modules in this series include:
- How to develop Program Logic and Theory of Change (MEL-01)
- How to develop Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks (MEL-02)
- Digging into data collection – Effective Surveys (MEL-03)
- Digging into data collection – Effective Interviews and Focus Groups (MEL-04)
- Synthesis, Sense-making and 'So what?' – How to develop key findings and recommendations (MEL-05)
Other training options
We also deliver in-house training for organisations. Contact us for details and a customised quote.
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Questions about our training programs?
For all enquiries about this training, please contact:
Hadijah Tamam, Administration Coordinator
Phone: 0407 314 716
Email: bookings [at] lirata.com