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The new corporate trainer has been asked to provide training. Prepare a training document to be used in the monthly company training session for discussing how an evaluation of a project for the public sector would differ from an evaluation of a project in the private sector.

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The new corporate trainer has been asked to provide training. She asks for your help, prepare a training document to be used in the monthly company training session for discussing how an evaluation of a project for the public sector would differ from an evaluation of a project in the private sector.

Project evaluation is a procedure for checking the effectiveness and efficiency during the implementation of a project by identifying strengths and shortcomings and recommending corrective measures to optimize the intended outcomes. Below are the common evaluation steps for both public and private projects.

- Assessment of the need for the project
- Assessment of project plan
- Assessment of how the project is being implemented according to plan? Are the project's processes maximizing possible outcomes?
- Assessment of the project's outcome or impact (i.e., what it has actually achieved)
- Assessment of the project's cost and efficiency

Here the important outcomes in the private sector are cost and efficiency. On the other hand the main outcomes in the public sector are the observed characteristics of the target population or social conditions. Thus the concept of an outcome does not necessarily mean that the project targets should be related to only financial gains. Outcome measurement serves us to understand whether the project is effective or not. It further helps us to clarify our ...

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The expert prepares a training document. How an evaluation of a project for the public sector would differ from an evaluation of a project in the private sector.

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