Needs Assessment and Evaluation


This course targets any level public health professionals who are involved in project or programmatic design and implementation. This course provides public health professionals with the planning cycle of a public health program including the assessment of needs and resources the development and implementation of solutions to perceived problems and the monitoring and evaluation of activities. The course will focus around the Planning Implementation and Evaluation (PIE) model.

Learning Objectives:
• Describe the public health planning cycle
• Identify needs assessment data sources
• Describe and identify appropriate techniques for establishing need priorities
• Develop measurable goals and objectives for programs or projects
• Describe basic evaluation methodology