2023 Course Dates

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e-Essential Skills Series February 13 – April 23, 2023 10 weeks / online Tina Sahay OPEN
e- Essential Skills Series March 13 – May 21, 2023 10 weeks / online Dr. Keiko Kuji-Shikatani OPEN

Essential Skills Series: Online

This ten-week course, developed by the Canadian Evaluation Society, provides participants with foundational knowledge of the main models and practices associated with the profession of evaluation. Participants gain experience of the essential elements of program evaluation.

  • Prior knowledge of evaluation and of social science research methods is not required.
  • There are no examinations or coursework.
  • Students are expected to complete 10 modules 1 per week independent of the instructor and 7 assignments and participate in the on-line discussion forum with facilitator and other learners.
  • Participation in all 10 modules, completion of assignments and participation in on-line discussion forum entitles you to a Certificate of Completion from the Canadian Evaluation Society.
  • The Certificate of Completion can be applied towards the application of the Credentialed Evaluator (CE) designation.

Registration includes course materials.

Download a PDF of the Essential Skills Series course description

Registration Cost: Online

CES Ontario members receive a 25% discount on the general admission ticket prices for the Essential Skills Series. If you’re interested in becoming a CES Ontario member, please visit the Canadian Evaluation Society.

CES Member: $937.50
Non-Member: $1250.00

Prices do not include HST or registration fees.