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SCD680 Planning and Evaluation

Course Description

Methods and processes for planning and managing development projects are discussed. Students develop a project plan, including effective use of resources, staff, schedules, development goals. Relationships with funding sources and strategies for creating self-sufficiency in the community are analyzed. Students apply models and processes for evaluating social transformation and community development.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply methods for project planning and community development.
  • Apply scenario planning in organizational and community contexts.
  • Apply methods for acquiring and managing funding resources.
  • Involve stakeholders in the development process with scenario planning methods.
  • Evaluate outcomes of social transformation and community development initiatives.