praxis is a collaboration between the Posner Center for International Development and Regis University Development Practice program. We are partnering to provide a series of 1-credit evaluation and research skills courses, designed to strengthen the development practice of the Posner Center community and beyond.

All praxis courses are designed for global engagement. Students living beyond Denver are fully engaged via videoconference and participate in the courses in real time.

praxis Certificate for Evidence-Based Development

We are now offering the praxis Certificate of Evidence-Based Development, a 5-course certificate designed to build your research and evaluation skills. Choose 5 courses from the list below to complete the certificate. Each course is worth one graduate credit hour through Regis University. You may complete the certificate within a calendar year or across years.

Praxis Course Offerings & Upcoming Course Dates

M&E I: Foundations and Frameworks

This course will provide students with a working knowledge of the field of M&E and lay the foundation for continued learning and implementation.

May 21, 24, 28, 31 from 7:00-9:00am MST

M&E II: Design and Data Management

This course will prepare students to design M&E plans for various social impact programs and organizations.

June 4, 7, 11, 14 from 7:00-9:00am MST

Qualitative Data Collection

A practical overview of the principles and process of qualitative data collection to prepare you to lead interviews and focus groups.

June 18 & 25 from 7am-10am MST

Qualitative Data Assessment

A practical introduction to the principles and practice of qualitative data assessment to honor the voices of your participants and drive improved decision-making.

July 16 & 23 from 7am-10am MST

Data Visualization

Learn how to visually communicate your data to speak effectively with your core stakeholders, from donors and partners to participants.

August 6, 9, 13, 16 from 7am-9am MST

Program Design

Learn best practices in planning, implementation, and assessment and practice designing your programs to achieve organizational goals and mission.

Fall 2019 (dates coming soon)

Full Tuition and Materials Cost

1-credit course fee: $530
Technology fee: $21
Total for 1 course: $551

praxis Fellowship

The Praxis Fellowship helps incentivize and fuel a culture of skilled and evidence-based development practice across the Posner Center community (available only to Tenants and Members).

The praxis Fellowship provides a approximately 50% tuition subsidy to selected Fellows. Selection criteria include: organizations applying as a team, inclusion of global staff, organizational readiness to improve evaluation, desire to contribute to creating evidence-based culture in Posner Center community, and support for Fellows intending to complete the certificate as well as pursuing a single or series of courses.