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  • In-person

Performance Measurement for Improved Results

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 09:00 to Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 04:30

Location: Ryerson University, Oakham House
City: Toronto
Type: In-person
Access: Limited
Presenter: Dr. Paul Favaro
Topic: Evaluation and performance measurement; Implementation
Organizer: Canadian Evaluation Society, Ontario Chapter
Audience: Managers and organizational leadership

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Event registration

Date:
Monday, September 29, 2014 - 09:00 to Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 04:30

Cost:

Registration includes course materials, light morning and afternoon refreshments, and lunch. CES Member: $550 (plus HST $621.50) Non-Member: $600 (plus HST $678) Student CES Member: $220 (plus HST $248.60)* Student Non-Member: $270 (plus HST $305.10)* * Student spaces are limited.

Performance Measurement for Improved Results

Performance measurement enables organizations to define and use specific indicators to continually measure how well services or programs are leading to the desired results. Led by Paul Favaro, this 2 day Performance Measurement workshop will provide a step-by-step approach to developing a results-based performance measurement system.  The workshop will also focus on using the results for system and program improvement.

Detailed course materials, worksheets, and other tools will be provided to help you plan your program’s outcome measurement system.  Numerous examples of performance indicators and outcome measures will be used to inspire participants to effectively improve and communicate their program results.

Prerequisite 

This course is at the intermediate level and requires familiarity/understanding of the basic principles, concepts, terminology, and methodology of program evaluation.

Learning objectives

  1. Help you plan your program’s outcome measurement system * Provide a step-by-step approach to developing a results-based performance measurement system * How to use results to improve systems and programs

Dr. Paul Favaro biography

Paul Favaro is currently Chief of Research, Evaluation, and Accountabilitywith the Peel District School Board and Lecturer in Organizational Behavior in the Administrative Studies Department at York University. He received his Ph.D. in applied psychology from the University of Toronto.He is author or co-author of numerous articles, chapters and technical reports in the areas of program evaluation, accountability system development , and performance measurement. He has conducted numerous professional training workshops in assessment, performancemeasurement, and program evaluation.

 

Dr. Favaro has been involved professionally in program evaluation since the early 80's and has worked as an evaluation consultant to a variety of public and community programs, especially in the fields of health, mental health, community development, and education.

 Dr. Favaro has served as chair of the Program Evaluation Section of the Canadian Psychological Association, chair of the Canadian Evaluation Society - Ontario Chapter, and as an executive member of the Canadian Evaluation Society National Council. He was recently appointed as a founding member of the Province of Ontario's Educational Research Panel. And is presently on the editorial board of The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation. Additionally, he serves as Executive Director for The Understanding the Early Years Project in the City of Mississauga, Malton Community.

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