Mon, 18/04/2016 - 11:00 to Fri, 22/04/2016 - 18:00

Place and date

 Vienna, 18 to 22 April 2016


 5 days




 Intersectional Evaluation Group

Application procedure

  • Currently working for MSF: application via HR/training contact in respective OC
  • No current affiliation to MSF: application as independent candidate by sending CV and letter of motivation to

Application deadline

 29 February 2016


 Mail to


Target group:

Potential evaluators i.e. MSF staff with

  • an interest in program evaluation
  • operational experience (min. 2 years, ideally coordination experience),
  • proven communication, analytical and writing skills,
  • previous exposure to assessments/research/evaluation.

Course description:

This course gives a comprehensive introduction to frameworks and methods for evaluation in MSF.

Learning objectives:

By the end of the workshop, participants will be familiar with:

  • key concepts around humanitarian aid evaluation
  • a choice of tools and methods available for evaluation

Participants will also have improved skills to:

  • judge and contribute to Terms of reference
  • formulate evaluation questions    
  • use qualitative methods and analyse qualitative data  
  • collect and analyse quantitative data    
  • present data and write reports

Course contents:

  • Introduction to evaluation in Humanitarian Aid
  • Evaluation frameworks (objects, criteria, standards)
  • Terms of reference
  • Using methods for Qualitative and Quantitative data collection and analysis
  • Analysis, presentation and writing up findings

Teaching methods:

The course will build on real examples & experience from recent evaluations in MSF.

Teaching methods: presentations, discussions/debates, case studies, group work…

Hotel Europahaus

429 Linzer Straße Hütteldorf
ViennaVienna 1140
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Organised by the Intersectional Evaluation Group.