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Date and time: 22 June 2017, 9am to 5:00pm (registration from 8.30am)
Location: Moon Space Room at Ether Conference Centre. 265 - 281 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Presenter: Jess Dart
Register online by: 20 June 2017
Fees: Members $440, Non-members $605, Student member $220, Student non-member $302.50 

Program logic is a simplified model of expected cause-and-effect relationships between activities, immediate changes, intermediate outcomes and final outcomes. This workshop introduces the program logic concept and lays out a step by step process for creating a logic model. The workshop concludes with an overview of how this logic model can be used for program design and to be the spine of a monitoring, evaluation, reporting and improvement framework.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course attendees should be able to:

  • have the confidence and ability to develop a simple program logic model
  • understand how program logic can be used for planning and for monitoring and evaluation
Benefits to your organisation
  • projects will be outcome focused
  • provides the organisation with a framework for evaluating the impact and effectiveness of projects
  • KPI and organisational performance monitoring frameworks can be better aligned to projects achievements
Benefits to you
  • understand the uses of program logic and the key concepts
  • be able to build a simple program logic model for your project
  • know how program logic is useful for project planning, monitoring and evaluation 

Jess Dart



About Jess Dart

Jess Dart's professional interests are in evaluation methods, evaluation theory, collaborative approaches, and strategic planning. She has a PhD in program evaluation and an MSc in Sustainable Agriculture. Her doctoral research involved adapting and testing a story-based monitoring and evaluation tool named the 'Most Significant Change' technique (MSC). She went on to co-author the user-guide with Rick Davies, now translated into 12 different languages. 

Jess is the founder of Clear Horizon Consulting a medium sized consulting company specialising in evaluation and strategy.
Jess has over 20 years experience in developing program logic and theory of change for both design and evaluation – having facilitated hundreds of workshops for projects, programs, strategies, policies and whole Departments. As well as being highly versed in logic, Jess is also a highly demanded facilitator and trainer. 

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