Archive - Tag: Evaluation | 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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  • Solving the Student Success Equation

    Grants can be catalysts for implementing innovative student support strategies at your college or university. If you’re interested in how grant funding can advance your student support mission, we’ve highlighted a few funding opportunities for you.

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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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  • Don’t Let Your First TRIO EOC Grant Award Be Your Last

    This month, the US Department of Education announced the awardees of the $48 million TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) program grant. Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) congratulates the universities, colleges, and corporations across 42 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico that will use these funds to guide and assist adult participants in enrolling in […]

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