Improving Programs through Performance Measurement
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Executive Program on Evaluation in the Middle East Improving Programs through Performance Measurement and Management

30 - 31Oct2022

In collaboration


This executive course is made possible through a collaboration between the College of Public Policy (CPP) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) and the University of Maryland (UMD), combining the expertise and resources of two leading educational institutions.

This course will be delivered in English.

Course Objective

This course is designed to give program administrators, managers and policymakers the tools: 
(1) to design and use performance measures that can monitor program efficiency and effectiveness and (2) to implement management techniques that apply performance data to improve programs.

Course Elements

The program will provide a practical overview of performance measurement and management to help participants improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the programs. Topics include the forms of performance measurement, using logic models to identify performance indicators, operationalizing measures and performance targets, monitoring program processes and conducting performance evaluations, measuring program effectiveness, cost-effectiveness analyses, and management techniques that use performance data to improve programs.


  • Dr. Douglas Besharov, Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Policy, former President of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, and Administrator of the Peter H. Rossi International Award for Contributions to the Theory or Practice of Program Evaluation. 
  • Dr. Anis Ben Brik is an Associate Professor of Evaluation at Hamad Bin Khalifa University College of Public Policy and a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. He is the founding president of the MENA Evaluation Society. 
  • Dr. Douglas Call, Deputy Director, University of Maryland Center for International Policy Exchanges and an adjunct lecturer at the University. 
  • Dr. David Myers is the President and CEO, American Institutes for Research, one of the world’s largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations.  He is a leading authority on the design, implementation, and analysis of experimental studies of education programs.
  • Dr. David Seidenfeld is the Vice President for International Research and Evaluation at the American Institutes for Research. He has extensive experience designing and implementing evaluations of economic, health, and education programs.


Upon completion of the program, HBKU and UMD will provide a joint certification of completion to the students.

Course Fee: USD 3,000
For Group Discount, please contact Ms Ayah M. Deif: 10% for 10+ participants 

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