Free training course: getting to grips with monitoring & evaluation + the Community Insight tool

This half-day course (organised by Community Works)  is a back to basics for anyone who is involved in or new to monitoring and evaluation, or who wants a refresher to improve the quality of their work. It will also include a session on the Community Insight Tool, which allows you to find, explore and use a wide range of facts and figures at different geographic levels for Brighton & Hove.

Date: Tuesday 3 February 2015

Time: 12.30 – 4.00pm


Date: Thursday 9 April 2015

Time: 9.30am – 1.00pm

The same course will be run twice so please book on to the date that suits you best.

Fee: This is a free course (subsidised by Brighton and Hove City Council), places are prioritised to organisations who are a member of Community Works on a first-come, first serve basis.

Venue: Community Base, Queens Road, Brighton

Trainer: Paul Bramwell (pfb consultancy) and Kate Gilchrist (Public Health)

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Measure success against the aims and objectives of your organisation;
  • Set a baseline against which to monitor and evaluate future work and use the Community Insight Tool to help you do this;
  • Set and measure outputs, outcomes and milestones;
  • Use different qualitative and quantitative monitoring techniques;
  • Use the information you have gathered to critically evaluate your work;
  • Begin to convince funders and commissioners of the added value of your work.

Techniques covered will include record keeping, questionnaires / evaluation forms, focus groups, interviewing and other participatory methods of collecting information about your activities / services. There will also be an opportunity to talk about building relationships with your funders.

To book on:

For more information and booking through Eventbrite please visit: (scroll to the links at the bottom of the page).

Any problems, please contact [email protected] or 01273 234 023.