Impact Assessment of BDS and Training Programmes
Good day colleuges, Impact assessment of BDS is feasible in the sense that anything that has input, output and expected outcome components must be monitored and evaluated in order to ensure that the project is on course and cachieving the desired results.The indicators that may be used include the growth of the project; the number of additional jobs created; the regular returns on investment, etc.
Impact assessment should be at the level of jobs created and incomes generated. Howeer this should be done through a logical process of agreeing on the strating points/baselines, the inputs (including BDS) and outcomes for training, the knowledge and skills acquired which are then used to create jobs and incomes. It must be pointed out that its not as straightforward as it solunds because there are a number of factors that need to be considered eg the environmment, politically, economically etc. For example in a high inflation environment, training and BDS might not have the impact it has in other environments.--Smauye 13:34, 15 April 2011 (UTC)