13/04/2015 to 17/04/2015

This course gives a comprehensive introduction to frameworks and methods for evaluation in MSF.

Course details
Duration 5 days
Group 20 participants
Language English
Organiser Intersection Evaluation Group (see contact details below)
Application Deadline 27th February 2015

Target group

Potential evaluators i.e. MSF staff with:

  • an interest in program evaluation
  • operational experience (min. 2 years, ideally coordination experience),
  • proven communication, analytical and writing skills,
  • previous exposure to assessments/research/evaluation.

Learning objectives:

By the end of the workshop, participants will be familiar with:

  • Key concepts around humanitarian aid evaluation
  • A choice of tools and methods available for evaluation

Participants will also have improved skills to:

  • Judge and contribute to Terms of reference
  • formulate evaluation questions
  • use qualitative methods and analyse qualitative data
  • collect and analyse quantitative data
  • present data and write reports

Course contents:

  • Introduction to evaluation in Humanitarian Aid
  • Evaluation frameworks (objects, criteria, standards)
  • Terms of reference
  • Using methods for Qualitative and Quantitative data collection and analysis
  • Analysis, presentation and writing up findings

Teaching Methods:

The course will build on real examples & experience from recent evaluations in MSF. Teaching methods: presentations, discussions/debates, case studies, group work…

MSF, Vienna

10 Taborstraße
WienWien 1020
Contact information: 

Organiser: Intersection Evaluation Group

HR contacts in each OC; Sandra.bauer@vienna.msf.org