Evaluation for Social Change and Transformational Learning

Discover new ways to evaluate complex programs

As our world becomes more diverse and complex, we need new approaches to measuring the impact of programs and initiatives. In the face of uncertainty, effective evaluators must also embrace their role as innovators and change-makers. Our professional evaluation courses and program allow you to apply the principles of transformative and culturally responsive evaluation to your own practice and evaluation processes.

  • Learn through an effective blend of classes in Vancouver and online
  • Study with leading practitioners from different geographical and professional backgrounds
  • Consider key and emerging issues in the evaluation field
  • Apply your learning to your own evaluation practice through a capstone project


6 weeks / course

4 days / course


$950 / course

Take our courses one at a time to suit your schedule.

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September 2019

25 Transformative Evaluation Landscape EVAL800 EVAL800-VA1197

28 Capstone, Integration and Mentorship EVAL890 EVAL890-VA1197

October 2019

23 Exploring Complexity-Based and Systemic Thinking EVAL820 EVAL820-ON1197

January 2020

15 Evaluation, Leadership and Learning EVAL840 EVAL840-ON1201

Part-Time Certificate Program



5 courses + capstone

Finish in 10 months


Our Evaluation for Social Change and Transformational Learning Certificate program allows you to apply your learning to your own evaluation practice through a capstone project.

You'll learn to:

  • Apply new approaches to measuring progress on tough social, economic and environmental issues
  • Explore multiple, diverse ways of knowing, including a focus on Indigenous ways of knowing
  • Challenge your existing beliefs about dominant Western paradigms and methods
  • Think critically about data and data interpretation
  • Reframe “bad news” as learning opportunities and present findings in innovative ways

Is this program for you?

Our students include professionals working in:

  • Evaluation
  • Grant-making
  • Program management
  • Consulting

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