Introduction

UN General Assembly resolution A/74/L.53 calls for the strengthening of in-house capacity for evaluation and self-evaluation. In this regard, senior managers play a key role in promoting an enabling environment for evaluation and using evaluation and self-evaluation findings to promote change and improve policies and programmmes.

This course has been developed in coordination with the Evaluation Section of the Business Tranformation and Accountability Division (BTAD). The dates of this programme are still to be confirmed. Please check this page regularly.

Objectives

Objectives: 

The online sessions offer senior managers the opportunity to discuss how to build an evaluative culture and enable organizations to use evaluation to improve organizational performance, programmes and policies.

Course Methodology

Course Methodology: 

The webinar sessions will involve online facilitation by evaluation experts and senior managers. They will be highly interactive, and will focus on practical examples relevant to UN Secretariat entities.

Course Contents

Course Contents: 
  • Evaluation in the UN Secretariat context
  • Conducting evaluations that make a difference
  • Creating an enabling environment for evaluation
  • How evaluation capacity is assessed in the UN
  • Ways to increase evaluation capacity
  • How will you know you are doing it right?

Target Audience

Target Audience: 

Senior managers of the UN Secretariat entities with key responsibilities in enabling and facilitating the establishment or strengthening of evaluation functions.

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