MNPM7004 (Core)

Performance Measurement, Assessment and Programme Evaluation (6 credits)

This course introduces data collection, assessment, impact and performance appraisal systems that nonprofit can implement to measure and assess efficacy of policies and programmes. Performance measurement and programme evaluation are critical to improving the overall quality of programmes and services, gaining credibility with donors and demonstrating accountability and transparency to stakeholders. Topics also include: Social impact assessment (SIA) process, models and social variables for measuring social returns or social outputs especially in the fields of impact investing and social entrepreneurship, setting key performance indicators (KPIs); performance evaluation from a human capital perspective; and developing appropriate methods for communicating assessment results.