All sessions are considered tentative until registration information is available.
Unless otherwise indicated, all events will be at United Way of Winnipeg, 580 Main St.
All information is subject to change.
2017Our 2017 CES MB AGM will be on November 23. We are thrilled to have guest speakers from the Indigenous Learning Circle.
For more information, or to register, please click here.
2018 Evaluation Tools SeriesWe are excited to announce our 2018 Evaluation Tools Series. Space is limited so register today!
To register for one or more of these sessions, click here.
- Visual Planning: Logic Models & Theory of Change with Heather Leeman (Block by Block Community Safety & Wellbeing Initiative)
January 18, 1pm-4pm
Creating visual plans that are clear and succinct can help organizations and/or collaborative initiatives to communicate their desired outcomes/goals to various stakeholders and to help guide their evaluation framework. Two types of visual plans, Logic Models and Theory of Change will be presented with discussion of their respective strengths and challenges.
- Interviews with Sheila Giesbrecht, CE
January 23, 9am-12pm
Interviews are a mainstay of qualitative data collection. They provide opportunities to gather rich and detailed information about a program’s implementation and success. Come to this session and learn about when to conduct interviews, what questions to ask, and how to effectively ask these questions.
- Focus Groups with Andrew Buchel, CE (Buchel Policy Research & Consulting)
February 7, 9am-12pm
A focus group is a group interview of 6 to 12 people who share similar characteristics or common interests. Focus groups are useful for gathering rich information on the perspectives, insights, attitudes, experiences, and beliefs of key stakeholders. This session will explore when to use focus groups, how to structure them, and how to facilitate them effectively.
- Surveys and Questionnaires with Marianne Krawchuk, CE (United Way Winnipeg)
February 20, 9am-12pm
Creating well-crafted survey instruments can provide for valuable data collection. This session will look at survey questions and responses, as well as analysis and data presentation.
- Engaging Special Populations & Visual Methods with Denise Belanger, CE (Proactive Information Services Inc.)
March 15, 9am-12pm
There are times when selecting more traditional data collection methods, such as interviews or surveys, may not be the best way of capturing clients’ ‘voices’. This session will look at considerations in engaging particular populations in evaluations, as well as introducing different data collections methods such as rubrics and visual methods.
- Quantitative Analysis with Aynslie Hinds (University of Manitoba)
April 4, 9am-12pm
In this workshop we will discuss tools and strategies for quantitative data collection, management, and analysis. Using EXCEL, we will discuss how to set up a spreadsheet, how to “clean” and analyze the data, and when and how to produce basic statistics.
- Qualitative Analysis with Tracy Groenewegen
April 17, 9am-12pm
How do you turn pages upon pages of rich qualitative data into a coherent narrative? This session will demonstrate how to code qualitative data, identify key themes, and write up and present a compelling analysis.
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