Southern Hemisphere

{Southern Hemisphere}{Unit 5, 1st Floor, Rozenhof Office Court, 20 Kloof Street}{Cape Town}{8001}{Johannesburg}{South Africa}{(021) 422-0205}
Unit 5, 1st Floor, Rozenhof Office Court, 20 Kloof Street Cape Town, Johannesburg
Phone: (021) 422-0205

+27 (0) 21 422 0205

+27 (0) 21 424 7965

Theory of Change Training Course


The objective of this course is to familiarise people with Theory of Change as both a product and a process.

The course's aim is to increase the capacity of the development sector to deliver project outcomes, to be able to measure and evaluate these outcomes and to utilise learnings for programme improvement.


Having completed the course the participant will:

Have Theory of change (TOC) as a product and a process

Know why TOC has become so prominent

Know how TOC, logic models, logframes etc. relate to one another

Understand the importance of being clear about why change happens – linking pathways of change to programme theories

Understand how assumptions and pre-conditions build your pathways to change

Course Outline

Introduction to Theory of Change

What is Theory of Change?

Why is it useful for planning, monitoring, evaluation & learning

TOC in relation to other models – logic model, Logical framework, results chains

Developing a Theory of Change

TOC as product and process

Illustrating your Theory of Change

Assessing the quality of a Theory of Change


Nana Davies, Dena Lomofsky, Tracey Phillips, Wilma Wessels-Ziervogel