The Evaluation of Cross-Border Cooperation in the EU

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17 iunie 2015

Communication in the evaluation of public programmes and policies

Communicating the evaluation results is an essential part of a project or program as it can alter the way the partners and the public react to it. The role of communication in this process is to build a relationship between the involved actors that leads to exchange of information defined by quality, creating a cooperative an participative environment based on trust and respect. This will offer better results in the evaluation process and will help find the best solutions for improving the policy or program that is analyzed.

Academic aim: getting accustomed with fundamental concepts of the communication process and the types of communication strategies used in public policies and programs evaluation

Learning objectives: this course aids in the learning of abilities and competences specific to a specialist in evaluation: efficient team work, knowledge of media resources and using them to generate publicity for an organisation, an event, the ability to handle an imagi crisis situation, knowledge about the steps used in a efficient presentation, familiarity with nonverbal language and elements that define an organisation’s identity.

Structure of the course:

  1. Communication and information
  2. Types of communication, tools and supports
  3. Verbal and non-verbal communication
  4. Communicating the results of evaluation
  5. Actors involved in the communication of evaluation
  6. The image in communication
  7. The communication plan


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