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One-day workshop in Oxford on setting and measuring outcomes
June 10 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
The Academy for Social Justice Commissioning (AfSJC) is pleased to announce a repeat of their popular workshop on “Setting and Measuring Outcomes” to be held in Oxford on Monday 10th June 2019.
This popular free hands-on workshop will tackle both basic concepts and some of the latest thinking in order to equip attendees with a clear way forward to build an outcomes focus into their work, whether they are commissioning services or delivering them.
The term ‘outcomes’ is used a lot in and around commissioning and service delivery. Chiefly, the term is simply a way of describing the end goals for the citizens who make use of the services we offer. But working out what these desired outcomes are, how to describe them, and how to establish whether they have been achieved, is not always as simple. It can sometimes seem like the road is littered with challenges, contradictions, and unintended consequences. Nonetheless, figuring out how to work to outcomes has become more or less essential for many public servants and those working in the voluntary and community sector.
The session will explore key concepts, best practice and some of the latest thinking developed by the Government Outcomes Lab, including:
- Why and when it may be helpful to set and measure outcomes
- How to develop a robust outcomes framework for a project or service
- Key considerations for measuring outcomes and setting targets
- How to avoid gaming and perverse incentives
Guest speakers will include Andreea Anastasiu (Policy and Engagement Officer, Government Outcomes Lab) and Neil Stanworth (Founding Director, ATQ Consultants; GO Lab Fellow of Practice)
For further information and to register your interest please click here. PLEASE NOTE: the opportunity to register your interest is limited until 17.00 on 9 May, in order that the AfSJC can notify those who have been successful in securing a place. Note further that places are NOT guaranteed, and will be allocated so as to ensure a good cross-sector mix.
(You must be an Academy member to apply for a place, but the Academy is free to join; if not yet a member, you will be prompted to join when registering your interest in attending.)
- June 10
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Academy for Social Justice Commissioning
- Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford
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