Valeo

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Valeo

Practical evaluation training combining evaluation theory, proven practices, and insights from experienced evaluators.

 

Valeo (vuh-LAY-oh) is a suite of self-paced courses on program evaluation. Powered by The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University, Valeo's courses combine evaluation theory, proven practices, and insights from experienced evaluators.

Whatever your experience level in evaluation, Valeo can help you fill your knowledge gaps, upskill, and elevate your practice through short, focused, self-paced courses. Valeo's courses get to the heart of what you need to know and be able to do to plan, conduct, and use evaluation. 

Valeo is an elearning program developed and offered by The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University, where our mission is to advance the theory, practice, and use of evaluation. Valeo is the latest development in the center's long history of offering practical, accessible, and high-quality materials and activities to help people conduct and use evaluation. 

We're committed to offering courses that are learner-centered, practical, engaging, and accessible. We're excited to introduce three initial courses, with more coming soon!

Courses

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    Introduction to Evaluation

    Learn the core concepts and essential practices of evaluation to establish a solid foundation for enhancing your evaluation skills and fluency.

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    Developing Evaluation Plans for Grant Proposals

    Learn the key steps for strengthening your funding proposal with a compelling evaluation plan.

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    Theoretical Approaches to Program Evaluation

    Learn about six program evaluation approaches to strengthen your evaluation practice and expand your thinking.

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