Spring 2010 Course Description

Advanced Topics in Management

Section Title: The Art of Program Evaluation
Instructor(s): Peter Frumkin
Course: P A 388L - Advanced Topics in Management
(previously Seminar on Topics in Public Management)
Unique Number: 62560
Day & Time: Mondays, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: SRH 3.216
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This course fulfills requirements for the following specialization(s):

Description: This class considers the practical challenges of assessing program impact. We will study a dozen landmark program evaluations and ask ourselves what features do the most influential evaluations possess. Leading practitioners will visit the class and share what they have learned about this work. Students will also read about and discuss the overarching principles of systematic evaluation. The goal of the class is to impart a full appreciation of the challenges of designing and executing effective program evaluations.

Restricted to Masters level students.

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