Owl RE

Training and event evaluation

Owl RE assists organisations in evaluating training programmes and events.

Training programmes: we go beyond simply measuring the reactions of participants to a training programme. Through post-training surveys, interviews, monitoring and network mapping, we examine what has been learnt and implemented in the daily work of participants; the tangible and non-tangible results in organisations; and the networks developed by participants.

Events: Businesses spend an estimate 150 billion US dollars per year in organising meetings and events in the US alone. However, organisations rarely measure the impact of meetings and events: what did attendance at meetings or events change in the performance of individuals and organisations as a whole? Owl RE assesses the immediate reactions and changes to knowledge and behaviour of participants through post-event surveys, network mapping, media monitoring, and panel studies.

Related information:

Fact sheet:
Evaluating events and conferences (pdf)>>
Evaluating networks (pdf)>>

Relevant articles:
“Blogs, mash-ups and wikis – new tools for evaluating event objectives: A case study on the LIFT06 conference in Geneva” from PRism, peer reviewed online journal: Read the full article (pdf)>>

Reports:
Evaluation report of the LIFT07 Conference (pdf)>>
Network mapping of the LIFT07 Conference (pdf - 1MB)>>

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