HCA specializes in:

  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Program Planning
  • Results Based Management
  • Economic Impact Assessments
  • Strategic Planning
  • Professional Development Workshops & Training

Our Mission

The mission of HCA is to provide the best services combined with the best research and advice in program and project planning and evaluation.

HCA fulfills the mission by:
  • Maximizing client ownership of the research process and results 
  • Recognizing the perspectives of all groups involved in the research and planning process 
  • Using the most appropriate/effective combination of methods 
  • Maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards



HCA facilitates profession development workshops and training for groups and organizations of all kinds. Upcoming workshops include:

Survey Design and Analysis for Program Evaluation. May 4-5, 2016, Toronto.
A two-day workshop that reviews methods for survey design, analysis and reporting for program evaluations.

Program Evaluation in Cross Cultural Contexts. September 22, 2016, Toronto.
A one-day workshop that offers tips and tricks on cross-cultural skills for program evaluation.

Program Evaluation- Distance Education with the University of Guelph. 
Harry Cummings teaches a graduate level seminar dealing with the theory and practice of program evaluation focusing on public sector programs in health, economic development, children and youth, and agriculture and rural development. International and domestic case studies will be used. For more information click here

Please visit our workshops page for additional details on HCA workshops and training.

Other Events

HCA's Don Murray is part of the organizing team of the Evaluation Cafe Guelph. The group meets on a semi-regular basis for a lively and fun learning opportunity where we typically combine an interesting guest speaker with a night of casual discussions related to evaluation. 

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