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StanfordOnline: Essentials of Program Strategy and Evaluation

This course introduces the strategic framework that underlies any social program--whether concerned with health, education, drug abuse, or the environment-- offered by a nonprofit organization or government agency.

Essentials of Program Strategy and Evaluation
4 weeks
5–10 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
This course is archived
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About this course

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The course will take you through the essentials of nonprofit and philanthropy strategy. You will apply the basic elements of strategic planning―from defining the problem through designing a theory of change to evaluating outcomes―to real-world problems.

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Associated skills: Substance Abuse, Theory Of Change, Health Education

What you'll learn

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You will be able to develop strategies that will inform your work as a nonprofit leader, philanthropist, or policy maker, and help ensure that you achieve demonstrable long-term impact, rather than the illusion of results.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How much time will it take to complete this course?

Each module should take about 5 hours to complete.

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