After completion of this course, students will be able to
- discuss the institutional and socio-economic context for policy evaluation,
- apply alternative theories and concepts to policy evaluation,
- articulate alternative approaches to assessing health and social policy,
- identify strenghts and weaknesses of different approaches to program evaluation,
- commission and policy evaluations,
- draw policy conclusions from results of health and social policy evaluations.
In addition, students will have
- the know-how to obtain and analyze information which will aid decision making,
- the ability to take a multi-disciplinary approach to the application of analytical templates and other techniques,
- improved academic writing and presentation skills.