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Most Significant Change (MSC) Workshop, Amsterdam 1-2 October 2015

The training is a combination of theory and practice. It will focus on helping participants to understand what MSC is, how to implement the technique, how to analyse the stories of change and ways to integrate MSC in an existing M&E system 

Netherlands
1st October, 2015 to 2nd October, 2015
Event City: 
Amsterdam
Event cost: 
Paid
Event type: 
Workshop

Most Significant Change (MSC) Workshop

Venue: Jam Workspace, Nieuwe Looiersdwarsstraat 9, 1017 TZ Amsterdam

Facilitator: Theo Nabben

Language of Training: English

Objectives of the course

The training is a combination of theory and practice. It will focus on helping participants to understand what MSC is, how to implement the technique, how to analyse the stories of change and ways to integrate MSC in an existing M&E system 

By the end of the workshop participants will:

Have a concrete understanding of the purpose and different uses of MSC
Understand the essential steps of MSC
Be able to understand the fit of MSC within M&E
Understand different applications and lessons learnt in applying MSC
Develop a MSC process for your project or program
Understand the use of MSC for other purposes than just M&E
Be able to sensitise others on MSC
Intended audience

This course is intended for professionals engaged in the implementation and evaluation of social programmes. While some knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is useful, it is not a requirement for this workshop.

Core content areas

  • Introduction to the steps of the MSC techniques
  • Assessing when to use MSC and its limitations
  • Exploring the advantages and disadvantages of the MSC technique  
  • Possible challenges in using the technique
  • Use of MSC in conducting Evaluations
  • Designing MSC processes
  • Case studies that illustrate MSC
  • Issues to consider when designing an evaluation process
  • Strategies and tools to help participants to build capacity of MSC  within their own organisations
  • Time to reflect on the course input and apply to real life case study and think through what needs to happen on return to implement the learning from the workshop

Course format

Two (2) day face-to-face course which will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Group work sessions to work on cases pertaining to the MSC technique

Course Agenda

The agenda may be downloaded here.

Cost

The cost of the course is € 530 per participant.

What’s included in the Cost

  • Course Materials
  • Access to resource materials
  • Lunch and light refreshments for duration of the course
  • Certificate of Participation will be awarded upon completion of the course
  • Unique opportunity to learn from one of the pioneers of the MSC technique

Registration

Due to the hands-on and participatory nature of the training, the size of the workshop is limited.  Though the deadline for registering is 17 September 2015, once the maximum number of participants is reached, registration will be closed. As such, please register as early as possible by visiting http://www.annmurraybrown.com/#!most-significant-change-training/c3xr 

More information

For more information about this course and our other courses please contact Ann-Murray Brown: Phone: +31 (0)619990197

Email: contact@annmurraybrown.com 

website: http://www.annmurraybrown.com/#!most-significant-change-training/c3xr

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