Hunter Consulting Launches Web-Based Assessment Tools to Help Social Service Providers Improve Program Quality and Effectiveness
Nonprofits Can Now Determine if Programs are Providing True Social Value In a More Cost Effective Way
Hamden, CT (PRWEB) January 10, 2013
Hunter Consulting, LLC, an organization that provides performance management consulting for the social services sector, today announced the availability of new web-based tools that allow organizations to enhance overall program quality and effectiveness.
Designed to help social service organizations improve the likelihood of having a positive impact on the lives of those they serve, these cost-effective, web-based tools provide immediate, customized advice related to a program´s evaluation readiness and an organization´s ability to generate social value.
“For far too long, the social services sector has grappled with performance management, which has always been the big white elephant in the room,” said David Hunter, Ph.D, Founder, Hunter Consulting. “These new tools provide automated, tailored, advice that will provide social service organizations with the insight needed to enhance their ability to improve the lives of those they serve — in a very cost effective manner.”
By answering some very straightforward questions, social service providers can receive the following reports, which are fully customized and unique for every organization and program:
- Evaluation Readiness Self Assessment Tool: By answering 9 questions in a multiple-choice format, the Evaluation Readiness Self Assessment Tool ($49.95), provides an instant report designed to help nonprofit leaders, such as executive teams, and boards of directors, as well as interested stakeholders such as funders, assess an organization’s evaluation-readiness, either formative or summative.
- Organizational Management Capacity Self-Assessment Tool (OMSAT): The OMSAT ($99.95) asks 30 straightforward questions, also in a multiple-choice format, and provides immediate assessment reports to enable leaders of social service agencies to evaluate whether its clients are apt to benefit, as intended, from the programming and services the agency offers.
About Hunter Consulting, LLC
David Hunter Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert on nonprofit performance management and social investing, designed the assessment tools. Mr. Hunter has three decades of experience, in both the Public and the Social Sectors, using performance management systems to improve the quality and effectiveness of social services. Mr. Hunter has developed a new approach to working with nonprofit organizations, funders (both private and public), and government programs using Theory of Change and Performance Management Workshops to improve strategic performance management. He has written numerous articles and presented papers about strategic performance management and how to create, invest in, and sustain social value in complex situations with diverse stakeholders. Learn more here.
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