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Introduction to Economic Evaluation

This self-paced course helps evaluators understand four commonly used economic evaluation methods. You will learn about the key concepts underlying cost inclusive evaluations and will have ample opportunities to apply them to case studies and other exercises.

No previous knowledge of economics is required, however an understanding of the fundamentals of evaluation is recommended.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the value of cost-inclusive evaluations;
  • Differentiate four commonly used economic evaluation methods;
  • List the steps in conducting economic evaluations; and
  • Explain various methods of estimating monetary values for costs and benefits.

Estimated time to complete: 15-20 hours

Prerequisites: Prior knowledge of evaluation

Evaluation Competencies addressed: [ ] reflective; [x] technical; [ ] situational; [ ] management; [ ] interpersonal

Note: For all self-paced courses on the e-Institute, you will be granted access once payment is received in full. You then have three months to complete the course starting from the date access is granted.

Introduction to Economic Evaluation


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