This Making Policy More Effective workshop
provides a comprehensive overview of policy analysis, development and
implementation taking an in-depth look at how to use research and other
types of evidence to evaluate the effect and impact of policy decisions.
What the workshop will cover
Understanding of the meaning, potential and development of evidence-based policymaking
Understanding different meanings of impact
How to use research evidence, including from other countries, to develop policy strategically and operationally
Critical appraisal techniques to identify higher and lower quality evidence
How to compile high-quality evidence in performance-managed government and resource allocation
The role of ex ante and post hoc impact assessments in the decision-making process of an organisation
Commissioning appropriate economic, social and environmental impacts of a policy, programme or project
The importance of cost-benefit and cost effectiveness analysis in determining the feasibility of a policy, programme or project.
How participants will benefit
The workshop will enable you to:
Make better policies and decisions about policies and services by using the best available evidence to form your judgments
Make critical judgments about evidence
from research, evaluation and other sources, and understand the factors
that influence and inform policymaking
Procure and manage research and evaluation, and professional analytical services, effectively and efficiently
Improve the planning, procurement and management of impact evaluations and assessments
Use methods of impact evaluation to identify the most effective, efficient and value for money policy initiatives.
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