Evaluation Consultancy

We offer a wide range of evaluation methodologies and tools to assist government and not-for-profit organisations to commission program design, process evaluation, and impact evaluation through the production of a range of evaluation methodology artefacts.

What is evaluation?

The purpose of evaluation is to assess the relevance, coherence, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability of policy, programs, projects and activities (OECD, 2018). Evaluation consultants help clients gather and analyse data, measure outcomes, and draw conclusions about the overall performance and impact of their initiatives.

Why partner with UniSQ?

Organisations may seek evaluation consultancy services for various purposes, including assessing the impact of development projects, determining the effectiveness of social programs, or evaluating the performance of educational initiatives. Hiring external consultants brings an impartial and expert perspective to the evaluation process. See the Services for more information.

How much does it cost?

Each evaluation is designed to suit the contextual parameters under examination, therefore, the evaluation costing will be unique for every situation. The number of data collection methods, participants and/or documents will determine the differences in the evaluation cost. Contact us

How does it all work?

We offer a broad range of services, but generally, each evaluation will include a contract inception meeting, principal evaluator oversight, senior evaluator lead, Associate Evaluation Officer support, ethics application and reporting, ethics approval, evaluation plan, evaluation framework, data collection, analysis, recommendations and a final report. What we do depends on your context, so we have developed non-profit, small business and enterprise case study examples. A UniSQ program or intervention evaluation costing will vary depending on the design, duration, and data methodologies selected. An itemised evaluation costing is available on request. Contact us

What is the evaluation process?

There are different requirements within each evaluation which may include:

  • Needs assessment
  • Evaluation design
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Reporting and recommendations
  • Capacity building
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Utilisation of findings
  • Ethical considerations
  • Continuous improvement leading to a
    learning organisation

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