Archive - Tag: Evaluation and Assessment | NC State Industry Expansion Solutions


  • Program Evaluation

    IES program evaluation solutions provide systematic methods for collecting, analyzing, and using information about your organization or projects to answer questions that can determine and create strategies to improve program effectiveness and efficiency. IES Program Evaluation Solutions: Comprehensive Program Evaluation  Organization Agility Assessment Research and Evaluation Capacity Building   To speak with someone from IES […]

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  • Research and Evaluation Capacity Building

    Plan and conduct your own evaluation activities for a more cost-effective and sustainable way to help communicate the success of your program.   While the Evaluation Solutions Group at NC State Industry Expansion Solutions is equipped to provide comprehensive program evaluation services, we realize that not every project needs program evaluation assistance from an outside […]

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  • Comprehensive Program Evaluation

    Our team has extensive experience working with multiple state and federal agencies on third-party evaluations of grant and non-grant funded programs. We will work with you as early as the application process. We have experience evaluating long-term programs lasting six months to five years. Are you applying for a grant opportunity that requires an evaluation […]

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  • Organization Agility Assessment

    What’s Organization Agility and WHY do I want to assess it? Organization agility measures the capability of a company to rapidly change or adapt in response to changes in the market. ‘Over 90% of executives surveyed rank organization agility as vital for business success’ (PMI) Seeing the curve ahead in the road before anyone else makes all […]

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  • Collaborative Communication & Customized Solutions: Best Practices for Leveraging Third-Party Evaluations

    In an era of growing motivation to ensure responsible grant management and achievement of project outcomes, third-party evaluations, where external evaluators objectively assess project progress and success for the benefit of funders and funding recipients, have become increasingly more commonplace. These types of evaluations not only measure funding compliance and program effectiveness, they also yield insights that have value for organizational strategic planning and program and project management. Others point out that organizations benefit from exposure to technical and subject-matter expertise, increased credibility with external stakeholders and assistance with time-consuming evaluation tasks.

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  • Grant Management and Compliance

    No matter the funder, grant compliance is a critical aspect of grants management, from preliminary grant application stages to final funding. Every grant proposal should integrate grant compliance into the project design and IES can help with compliance and keep your grant status in good standing.

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  • Grant Needs Assessment/Research

    The foundation of any successful grants program is a solid needs assessment. A needs assessment can determine gaps that prevent a grant program from reaching desired goals. Learn what’s working well and what needs to change to make a program successful and reach grant goals.

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  • Third Party Evaluation

    Third-party evaluation is an important service in assessing implementation of proposed program activities and evaluating the achievement of stated goals.

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  • Grant Evaluation

    The demand for grant-funded program accountability has been increasing for years. Grant stakeholders, including funders, want to better understand how programs are performing against the outcomes and impacts that were promised. Evaluating your projects is an important part of learning and continuous improvement of a program, and enables you to communicate your achievement of your […]

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