Evaluate programs

Reporting product analysis results

STEP 7. Analyze the data

There are a variety of approaches for analyzing client products. For program evaluation, you could use quality standards, narrative descriptions, a combination of the two, or project objective tables for analysis. [more]

STEP 8. Make conclusions

Evaluate your results based on how well they answer your central questions and make conclusions based on the objectives of your analysis. A product analysis can tell you when program goals are not being met, while other assessment methods-feedback devices, surveys, document analysis-can provide additional insight. [more]

STEP 9. Report results

How you report findings depends on the purpose of your evaluation and the requirements of stakeholders and sponsors. The results of program evaluations may be reported informally to stakeholders as part of a working session or more formally in a presentation or written report [more]

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