BA8504 - Project Evaluation. Purpose, Methods and Practice


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination and Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Muntlig eksamen 30/100
Oppgave 70/100

Course content

The course is given every second year, next time fall 2010. The course offers a theoretical and hands on introduction to project evalualuation, emphasizing generic knowledge and approcahes that are generally applicable to all types of projects. Key words: Interdisciplinary assessment based on both quantitative and qualitative analysis. Different types of evaluations are discussed, purpose, design, focus, evaluation models, data collection, analysis, quality assurance and reporting.

Learning outcome

The learning objective is to provide candidates with a basic understanding of common terminology, principles and methods for planning and implementation of project evaluations.

Learning methods and activities

The course includes an introductory seminar, self guided literature study, and a case analysis as basis for course examination.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Knut Samset: Project Evaluation. Making Investments Succeed, Tapir Academic Press, Trondheim, 2003, ISBN 82-519-1840-5. Additional recommended literature as appropriate.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2010

No.of lecture hours: 4
No.of specialization hours: 8

Language of instruction: English


Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility

Phone: 73 59 46 40


Examination arrangement: Oral examination and Work

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Muntlig eksamen 30/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Muntlig eksamen 30/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oppgave 70/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oppgave 70/100
Room Building Number of candidates
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