Practical Guide for Engaging Stakeholders in Developing Evaluation Questions

"This guide describes a five-step process to engage stakeholders in developing evaluation questions for programs, processes, products, policies and initiatives. • Step 1: Prepare for stakeholder engagement • Step 2: Identify potential stakeholders • Step 3: Prioritize the list of stakeholders • Step 4: Consider potential stakeholders’ motivations for participation • Step 5: Select a stakeholder engagement strategy By involving stakeholders early in the evaluation process, you’re able to receive the perspectives, experiences, and insights of different individuals and groups. This resource also includes four worksheets and a case example to further facilitate the planning and implementation of a stakeholder engagement process. "