Networking,  Professional Development

Measuring Collaboration Presentation and Engagement with CES (free event!)

An Opportunity to:

-> Meet the President of the Canadian Evaluation Society
-> Engage with provincial CES folks
-> Enjoy a presentation on measuring collaboration

The Presentation

Organizations are increasingly pressured to achieve results in complex environments. The collaboration frequently required to carry out projects and programs is often missing from theories of change. Evaluation can play a key role in articulating how and in what contexts improved relationships and collaboration lead to improved outcomes. A deeper understanding of collaboration can help to guide the design of interventions and strengthen long-term improvements to programs and organizational functioning.

This presentation offers a series of concepts and tools related to measuring collaboration. Participants will take away an inventory of approaches to measuring collaboration as well as a decision-support for understanding the role of collaboration in different environments.

The Presenter

Sarah Farina is the President of the Canadian Evaluation Society. She is founder of Broadleaf Consulting, where she leads planning processes, creates evaluation frameworks, and conducts evaluations, primarily in health and community development. She is an adaptive leader and a skilled facilitator who uses collaborative approaches to help non-profit organizations, government and funders turn their aspirations into reality. Sarah holds a Master’s degree in Planning, is a Credentialed Evaluator and Registered Professional Planner.

When: Wednesday, November 6

Where: 17th Floor – Horizon Room  1505 Barrington St, Halifax N.S

Schedule: Presentation 9 am – 11:30 am   Light lunch and chat 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Registration (free): There is no registration fee, but please register as seats are limited.

To reduce the environmental footprint of this event, CES Nova Scotia requests that participants bring reusable water bottles and travel mugs.  Tap water and coffee will be provided, as well as a light hand-held lunch that will not require plates or disposable cutlery.

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