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Professional course

Skills for Decision Makers: Evaluation

About this course

Course code:
Professional/Short Course
Bristol Business School
Four Days
Course director:
Dr Peter Bradley

Page last updated 27 June 2017


Decision-makers are increasingly required to quantify their choice and strategies: Should we introduce flexible working?  Is our R&D spending effective?  Do we need to open another branch?  Is hot-desking saving us money?

This course provides the tools and strategies to allow effective evaluation and appraisal

Careers / Further study

Credits earnt during this course can count towards postgraduate and MSc level qualifications.



What does it cover?

  • Selecting the right research questions
  • Defining the scope and framing the objectives of an evaluation
  • Identifying impacts
  • Measuring non-financial effects
  • Accounting for future costs and benefits
  • Sensitivity analysis

You will have the opportunity to apply analysis to your own real life examples if you should wish.

Learning and Teaching

This course will be taught intensively over four days by leading academics and consultants from Bristol Economic Analysis.

The course will apply cutting edge thinking to enlighten and resolve decision making in business and policy contexts. 

All experts are proven communicators (verbally and written) to non-academic audiences.

Study time

This course runs over four days. 


This course offers participants the opportunity to complete UWE's Master's level 15 credit module in Evaluation for Decision Makers. To achieve this accreditation you will be required to complete coursework and an exam.


Professional accreditation


Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Available on request for bespoke delivery


Please note we no longer deliver this course as an open programme. We can deliver this as a bespoke programme for your organisation at your preferred location or at our Bristol Business School on Frenchay Campus.

If you are interested in having this course delivered for your organisation, please complete the enquiry form below.

How to apply

How to apply

For All enquiries, please complete our online enquiry form or contact us on the number below.

For further information

  • Email: Please contact us through the online enquiry form
  • Telephone: 0117 32 87265

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