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2021 Online Course - Trinity College Dublin

Impact Evaluation Methods: An Interactive and Collaborative Course

  • Presented by:
    • Trinity College Dublin, Irish Aid, and the Trinity Impact Evaluation Unit (TIME)
  • Dates:
    • 2nd November to 7th December 2021
      1. Trinity Impact Evaluation Unit (TIME), in conjunction with Irish Aid and Trinity College Dublin hosted their first Online Course in Impact Evaluation in November 2021.

Our flagship 5-week online course in Impact Evaluation Methods provided participants with a strong grounding in Randomised Control Trials (RCTs), quasi-experimental methods, process evaluations, and quantitative methods for understanding impact. Participants had the opportunity to develop their own design for an impact evaluation.
The course comprehensively covered the different aspects of impact evaluation such as:

  1. Programme Theory Mapping 
  2. Randomised Control Trials 
  3. Quasi-experimental Methods 
  4. Mix Methods Evaluation
  5. Survey design
  6. Process Evaluation
  7. Hypothesis Testing
  8. and Cost Benefit Analysis”
      1. Headline: “Impact Evaluation Methods in Global Health”
      2. “Presented by: Trinity College Dublin, Irish Aid, and the Trinity Impact Evaluation Unit (TIME)”
      3. “Dates: 8th to 15th December 2021”
      4. “At the end of the main 5-week course, we offered a follow-on module Impact Evaluation Methods in Global Health. This module built on the material in our 5-week course, specifically covering the research on demand and supply side challenges/solutions in Global Health. The course covered the following topics:
        1. The Key Challenges in Global Health
        2. Misperceptions Surrounding the Evolution of Health Outcomes
        3. Applications of Experimental in Global Health 
        4. Applications of Quasi-experimental Methods in Global Health 
Literature on Link between Health and Economic Productivity