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ED210vc Positioning Programs for Success: Connecting Program Design to Community Economic Impact

Do you feel challenged to clearly and graphically convey what your programs are all about to your board, staff and funders? Can you demonstrate the connection between your organization’s investments and its long-term economic impact in the community? This course uses the Logic Model framework to help you plan with the end in mind. You’ll improve your ability to design, market, monitor and evaluate your organization’s programs using long-term, measurable outcomes. This versatile and essential tool for designing community development programs will help you to identify needed resources, actions, achievable outcomes and community impact. In this interactive course you will study the difference between inputs, activities, outputs, outcomes and impact, and practice your hand at designing Logic Models through interactive class exercises.

This faculty-led course includes self-paced online assignments, the use of peer discussion forums and live web conferencing. The course is presented in four weekly lessons. Participants should expect to spend approximately four hours per week on course related reading and assignments.


Course Length: 2 Days

Tuition: $475

Course counts toward a professional certificate (PCP): Yes