PADM 4379
Program Evaluation and Performance Measurement

3.0 Credits


This course (UVIC ADMN 437) is an intensive introduction to organizational, methodical, and professional issues involved in evaluating programs and measuring performance in public and non-profit organizations. The course offers a practical understanding of the evaluation process, including identification of key evaluation questions, program logics, measurement, research design, and qualitative evaluation. Performance measurement is treated as a complementary set of skills for measuring and reporting program and organizational results. Included are modules on conceptual issues, implementation requirements, and uses of performance measurement.


Third-year university standing is recommended.

Note: Students with credit for UVIC ADMN 537 may not take this course for further credit.

Delivery Method



Computer with Internet is required. Refer to


Materials are available from the UVic bookstore and are not included in the course fees.


4 months

Note: This paced course is delivered by the University of Victoria. UVIC courses are offered in September, January and May. This course may not be offered every semester. Space is limited and early registration is advised.