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The John L. Alford Case Library is an internationally recognised library of public sector cases and a unique resource centre for the advancement of interactive teaching. It brings together carefully constructed ‘stories’ about public sector challenges, dilemmas, successes and failures. Created in 2004 to remedy the lack of public sector teaching cases relevant to Australia and New Zealand, the library is now the third-largest collection of public policy and management cases in the world, with nearly 200 cases covering a wide range of topics from all levels of government.
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This short guide from the Poverty Action Lab presents six rules very clearly, with helpful diagrams to explain or reinforce the points.  Four of them are relevant for planning quantitative data collection even if you’re not using a control group. 
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In this blog post, Jessica Noske-Turner introduces a newly launched section of the BetterEvaluation website - the Evaluating C4D Resource Hub - and discusses how and why this new area was developed.

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OBJECTIVE At the end of programme, participants will be able to understand the principles and methods of CBA and, for the advanced course, to assess the completeness and quality of a project dossier as well as to design and prepare a complete CBA. FACULTY Lecturers are experts with a longstanding experience in designing, implementing and reviewing CBA of infrastructure projects.

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This course will give students an understanding of the most common processes, tools, techniques, and practices that are necessary to manage development project information. This course examines the defining characteristics of information in development projects, and introduces the student to a variety of information management techniques that can be applied to a development project. The course has a duration of three weeks.

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This course will teach you the most important concepts in project management, such as the project life-cycle, process management, roles and responsibilities of a project manager, organizational structures, program and portfolio management and use of various management techniques. This course promotes and facilitates a collaborative learning approach in an online environment. Students participate in discussions as part of the assignments and receive feedback from the course instructor.

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