Delivered Online



Are you a policymaker, program manager or researcher who is interested in innovative approaches for evaluating policies or programs? This course, led by two international leaders in the field, will explore different forms of evaluation design, and the issues with interpreting evaluation results.  

In this 1.5 hour online short course you will gain an awareness of:

  • Different evaluation designs and their pros and cons
  • Key features of the major analytical approaches for each evaluation design
  • The main issues to consider when interpreting the results of evaluations for policy

Who should attend?

This course will be valuable for those commissioning and interpreting policy and program evaluations, those developing policies or programs, and those evaluating policies or health programs, who may be based in government, the not-for-profit sector, think-tanks, the private sector or academia.


Professor Richard Grieve


Professor Richard Grieve

Richard Grieve is Professor of Health Economics Methodology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He leads a research team whose current research focuses on developing quantitative methods for the evaluation of health care programmes. His team undertakes applied health economic evaluations predominantly in the areas of adult and paediatric intensive care, emergency medicine, emergency and elective surgery, and for the evaluation of new health policies. His current research interests are focused around methods for using large-scale observational data to provide estimates of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness that can relate directly to individual patients. This research programme includes studies evaluating emergency surgery and treatment intensification for patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

Associate Professor Stephen O’Neill


Associate Professor Stephen O’Neill

Stephen O’Neill is Associate Professor of Health Economics and Econometrics at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Dr O’Neill has expertise in health economics and economic evaluation, and his research interests focus on the development and application of econometric methods within health economics, policy evaluation and personalised medicine. His interests include economic evaluation, inequality analysis and machine learning.