Collecting and analysing data

Course ID: 273

Suitable for: Macmillan Professionals

Duration: 1 day
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate
Providing you with more detailed knowledge and skills, and exploring how to apply these within the remit of your role.

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This course is designed to give you the knowledge and practical understanding to collect the best possible outcome and impact data from those you work with

Course objectives

This course follows on from the foundation level course Introduction to Evaluation. we strongly recommend that you attend that course prior to this one

Collecting and analysing data to demonstrate the difference your work makes

You will learn about a range of ways to collect information, including questionnaires, interviews, focus groups, participatory and creative methods, and consider what tools would best meet the needs of both you and your stakeholders. You will also carry out simple analysis of quantitative and qualitative data and begin to evaluate the data you collect to be able to better demonstrate the difference your work makes.

On completion of this course you will be offered up to 2 hours of 121 support to support you in applying your learning in your service.

By the end of this one-day course, you will:

  • have a better understanding about who you need to collect information from, and how to do this
  • know more about good practice for commonly used data collection methods and how to apply this
  • be more confident about how to choose the right methods and tools in order to assess the results of your work
  • have increased understanding of how to analyse simple qualitative and quantitative data.

Course Audience

Any Macmillan professional who: has some knowledge and experience of monitoring and evaluating their work; wants to increase their understanding about ways to collect monitoring information; wants to develop their skills in basic analysis of quantitative and qualitative data to be able to evaluate the difference their work makes.

We strongly recommend that prior to attending this course you attend the foundation level course Introduction to Evaluation. A good understanding of inputs, outputs, outcomes and impact is essential


CES, a part of NCVO, aims to provide you with the confidence, tools and the essential skills needed to ensure that performance improvement becomes an integral part of your work. They design very practical training courses supported by helpful tools so that participants can get started straight away and apply their learning to their work.

Request your place

This course is only available to Macmillan Professionals.

Although Macmillan Cancer Support will not charge for this event, please bear in mind that the charity incurs charges for cancellations and no-shows. Please seek permission to attend from your line manager or team if necessary before submitting your form.

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