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Making a Difference Outcome-based Program Planning Val Cortes, Leadership Development Coordinator [email_address] Staff Da...
By the end of this session you: <ul><li>Will be able to explain what outcome-based program planning is </li></ul><ul><li>W...
Group Agreements <ul><li>We all bring expertise to the session </li></ul><ul><li>This presentation is just a taste </li></...
How do you rate your confidence in your ability to do outcome-based program planning
Mental Models <ul><li>Those  deeply held  beliefs, assumptions, stories and images that  shape  our understanding of how t...
A focus on whether our programs make a difference in the lives of participants. What is outcome-based  Program Planning? I...
The “Traditional” Program Model From: Measuring Program Outcomes:  A Practical Approach (1996).  ACTIVITIES OUTPUTS INPUTS...
New Vs. Existing Programs
So far so good? <ul><li>Outcome 1 : Participants will be able to explain what outcome-based program planning is </li></ul>
Program Logic Model
What is a program logic model? <ul><li>A picture of a program, initiative or intervention. </li></ul><ul><li>Program logic...
W. K. Kellogg Foundation PLM
 
University of Wisconsin PLM
In Summary:
Common pitfalls of PLM <ul><li>Working in columns and forgetting the connections </li></ul><ul><li>Confusing it for evalua...
A PLM is a systems model
Let’s practice <ul><li>Based on what you've learned so far, think of a simple program you are working on or are planning. ...
So far so good? <ul><li>Outcome 2 : Will identify the components of a program logic model </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome 3 : Ha...
The magic wand exercise <ul><li>I wish to see_________________ </li></ul><ul><li>If you had a magic wand what problems wou...
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Outcomes-based Program Planning

  1. 1. Making a Difference Outcome-based Program Planning Val Cortes, Leadership Development Coordinator [email_address] Staff Day of Learning May 8, 2009
  2. 2. By the end of this session you: <ul><li>Will be able to explain what outcome-based program planning is </li></ul><ul><li>Will identify the components of a program logic model </li></ul><ul><li>Have an increased confidence and motivation to try outcomes-based program planning </li></ul>
  3. 3. Group Agreements <ul><li>We all bring expertise to the session </li></ul><ul><li>This presentation is just a taste </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions, participate </li></ul><ul><li>Let others share their ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Take care of own needs </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to understand </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain confidentiality </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun! </li></ul>
  4. 4. How do you rate your confidence in your ability to do outcome-based program planning
  5. 5. Mental Models <ul><li>Those deeply held beliefs, assumptions, stories and images that shape our understanding of how the world works </li></ul><ul><li>And often exist below the level of awareness </li></ul>
  6. 6. A focus on whether our programs make a difference in the lives of participants. What is outcome-based Program Planning? It uses their needs and desired outcomes as the foundation for designing programs.
  7. 7. The “Traditional” Program Model From: Measuring Program Outcomes: A Practical Approach (1996). ACTIVITIES OUTPUTS INPUTS The Outcome-based Program Model A INPUTS ACTIVITIES OUTPUTS
  8. 8. New Vs. Existing Programs
  9. 9. So far so good? <ul><li>Outcome 1 : Participants will be able to explain what outcome-based program planning is </li></ul>
  10. 10. Program Logic Model
  11. 11. What is a program logic model? <ul><li>A picture of a program, initiative or intervention. </li></ul><ul><li>Program logic models look different depending on </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Complexity of the program </li></ul><ul><li>Domain </li></ul>
  12. 12. W. K. Kellogg Foundation PLM
  13. 14. University of Wisconsin PLM
  14. 15. In Summary:
  15. 16. Common pitfalls of PLM <ul><li>Working in columns and forgetting the connections </li></ul><ul><li>Confusing it for evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Seeing it as an academic exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Struggling with the level of detail or language </li></ul><ul><li>Not narrowing the function/purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Viewing it as a panacea </li></ul><ul><li>Only wanting a paper product </li></ul><ul><li>Complaining that it is linear </li></ul><ul><li>About outcomes-based program planning: hypothesis </li></ul>
  16. 17. A PLM is a systems model
  17. 18. Let’s practice <ul><li>Based on what you've learned so far, think of a simple program you are working on or are planning. </li></ul><ul><li>Using the worksheet or your own design, create a logic model for the program. Be sure to include all six components of logic models, and use lines and arrows to illustrate direct linkages between and among components. </li></ul>
  18. 19. So far so good? <ul><li>Outcome 2 : Will identify the components of a program logic model </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome 3 : Have an increased confidence and motivation to try outcomes-based program planning </li></ul>
  19. 20. The magic wand exercise <ul><li>I wish to see_________________ </li></ul><ul><li>If you had a magic wand what problems would your program solve? </li></ul><ul><li>What ideal future do you want to create? For whom? </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of the needs of participants (target group) </li></ul>Remember it’s not about you!

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