The practice of evaluation involves thoughtful, systematic collection and analysis of information about the activities, characteristics, and outcomes of programs, to reduce uncertainties, improve effectiveness, and make decisions.
We help our clients to organize their activities by ensuring that they have a clear data collection management process in place (including testing instruments/procedures, data entry, and monitoring the process). Finally, we help our clients to analyze and report on their results.
Advantage Consulting assists
clients in ensuring all
stakeholders are included in the
We use the following steps to
build a comprehensive evaluation
plan for our clients:
We use a logic model building process to help clients describe how a program works to achieve outcomes for its participants.
Collect relevant data and assist agencies in developing a data collection plan (including identifying data collections tools).
We help identify appropriate indicators and targets to ensure there are reasonable and measurable ways for the organization to measure progress.
We increase the rigor in our clients’ program evaluation efforts by creating mixed data collection strategies, from multiple sources at multiple time points.