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Date and time: Tuesday 12th February 2019, 9am to 4:30pm (registration from 8.30am). This workshop will also be held on Wed 5 June 2019
Location: Perth CBD
Presenter: Rick Cummings
Register online by: 6 February 2019
Fees: AES individual Members $440.00 Non members should register by clicking here.

Please note that if you are an employee of an AES organisational member please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following registration details: full name, organisation, address, email, mobile and dietary requirements. We will register you and invoice you accordingly.

This workshop is offered in partnership with Institute for Public Administration Australia WA (IPAA WA).

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

About Rick Cummings

Prior to joining Murdoch University, Rick Cummings held a number of senior policy and research positions in the WA government. He has more than 20 years experience in planning and conducting evaluation studies in Australia and overseas, and has lectured in post-graduate courses on evaluation, as well as conducting workshops on designing evaluation.


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