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Project Impact Evaluation Course

Project Impact Evaluation Course
Event on 2018-09-24 09:00:00
Event Date: 24th – 28th September 2018
Register online to attend: https://bit.ly/2vIs3un
Organizer: Foscore Development Center
Course fee: $ 1,000, Ksh 70,000

Introduction
The course will cover econometric impact evaluation theory and empirical methods for measuring the impact of development programs (including randomization, difference-in-differences, regression discontinuity, and propensity score matching). It will combine theory and practice. The primary objectives of the course is to provide participants with the skills to understand the value and practice of impact evaluation within development economics, design and implement impact evaluations and act as critical consumers of impact evaluations.

Duration
5 Days

Course Objective:
By identifying if project is working or not, impact evaluation will assist accountability function. This course is aligned with results based management and monitoring.

Who should attend?
This course targets Project Management Officials from NGO’s, National Statistics Offices, Education Researchers, Government ministries, National Institutes and Planning Ministries, Central banks, and University Researchers among others.

Course content
• Introduction
• Counterfactual
• Purpose of impact evaluation
• When to undertake impact evaluation

EVALUATION DESIGN
• Establishing the program theory
• Selecting the evaluation approach
• Designing the baseline survey
• Options when there is no baseline
• Impact evaluation using secondary data
• The role of qualitative information
• Triangulation
• Generalizations from specific impact evaluations

MANAGING AND IMPLEMENTING IMPACT EVALUATION
• Terms of reference
• Data sources
• Time and cost
• Peer review

General Notes
• All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
• The participant must be conversant with English
• Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.
• Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)
• Training will be done at Foscore development center (FDC-K) center in Nairobi Kenya. We also offer more than five participants training at requested location within Kenya, more than ten participant within east Africa and more than twenty participant all over the world.
• Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
• The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.
• Accommodation, pickup, freight booking and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.
• One year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
• Register as a group of more than two and enjoy discount of (10% to 50%) plus free five hour adventure drive to the National game park.
• Payment should be done two week before commence of the training, to FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us prepare better for you.

• For any enquiry at: training@fdc-k.org or +254712260031

• Website: www.fdc-k.org

• Training Venue: The Clarion Hotel, Nairobi Kenya

• View course content and register as individual or group – https://bit.ly/2vIs3un

• View Monitoring and Evaluation courses calendar 2018-2019 – http://bit.ly/2rb11wc

• View All Courses calendar 2018-2019 – http://bit.ly/2mB2p5w

• Course Fee: USD 1,000, Ksh 70,000

at Foscore Development Center

Nairobi, Kenya

The 11th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering – ENASE 2016

The 11th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering – ENASE 2016
Event on 2016-04-27 00:00:00
Conference name:
The 11th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering – ENASE 2016

Venue:
Rome, Italy

Event date:
27 – 28 April, 2016

Regular Papers
Paper Submission: October 30, 2015
Authors Notification: February 3, 2016
Camera Ready and Registration: February 18, 2016

Position Papers
Paper Submission: January 5, 2016
Authors Notification: February 12, 2016
Camera Ready and Registration: February 25, 2016

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: November 13, 2015

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: November 24, 2015

Tutorials, Demos and Panel Proposals
December 18, 2015

Scope:
The mission of ENASE (Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering) is to be a prime international forum to discuss and publish research findings and IT industry experiences with relation to the evaluation of novel approaches to software engineering. The conference acknowledges necessary changes in systems and software thinking due to contemporary shifts of computing paradigm to e-services, cloud computing, mobile connectivity, business processes, and societal participation.
By comparing novel approaches with established traditional practices and by evaluating them against systems and software quality criteria, ENASE conferences advance knowledge and research in software engineering, including and emphasizing service-oriented, business-process driven, and ubiquitous mobile computing. ENASE aims at identifying most hopeful trends and proposing new directions for consideration by researchers and practitioners involved in large-scale systems and software development, integration, deployment, delivery, maintenance and evolution.
ENASE 2016 will be held in conjunction with ICEIS 2016 and GISTAM 2016.

CONFERENCE AREAS:
Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

1. SERVICE SCIENCE AND BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS
2. MOBILE SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS
3. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

AREA 1: SERVICE SCIENCE AND BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS
• Value Chains and Co-Creation in Service Systems
• Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA)
• Semantic Web Services
• Delivery, Deployment and Maintenance of Service Systems
• Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Quality of Service (QoS)
• Cost of Services (CoS) and Service Revenue Models
• Service-centric Business Models
• Enterprise Integration Strategies and Patterns
• Business Process Management and Engineering
• Business Process Mining
• e-Business Technologies and Interoperability
• Knowledge Management and Engineering
• Document and Workflow Management
• Collaborative Requirements and Processes
• Business Impacts and Business Models of Cloud Computing
• Governance, Risk and Compliance Management
• Software Ecosystems

AREA 2: MOBILE SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS
• Mobile Platforms
• Mobile Human-Computer Interfaces
• Mobile Applications and Services for Consumers
• Social Web Applications
• Innovative Mobile Applications for Enterprises
• Internet of Things and Wearable Computing
• Context-aware Technologies
• Configuration and Multi-tenancy in Mobile Systems
• Data Management for Service-Oriented Mobile Applications
• Mobile Security, Authorization and Privacy
• Mobile Cloud Computing
• Quality in Use and User Experience Evaluation
• Multidevice Testing and Verification
• Mobile Marketing and Payment
• Mobile Healthcare Support
• Mobile Ambient Assisted Living
• m-Learning
• Mobile Game Development

AREA 3: SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
• Software and Systems Development Methodologies
• Software Process Improvement
• User-centered Software Engineering
• Service-oriented Software Engineering
• Software Product Line Engineering
• Responsive Web Design (RWD)
• Big Data and Software Engineering
• Architectural Design and Frameworks
• Software Quality Management
• Software Change and Configuration Management
• System Complexity
• Design Thinking
• Requirements Engineering
• Application Integration Technologies
• Geographically Distributed Software Engineering
• Formal Methods
• Model-driven Engineering
• Agile, Aspect-oriented and Agent-oriented Software Engineering
• Meta Programming Systems and Meta Modeling

KEYNOTE LECTURES
ENASE 2016 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.

ENASE CONFERENCE CHAIR
Joaquim Filipe, Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal / INSTICC, Portugal

PROGRAM CHAIR
Leszek Maciaszek, Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
http://www.enase.org/ProgramCommittee.aspx

ENASE Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
2910-595 Setubal – Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +44 203 014 8813
e-mail: enase.secretariat@insticc.org
Website: http://www.enase.org/

at Roma, IT
– Rome Italy
Rome, Italy

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