Creative Consulting & Development Works

We are a research, evaluation and communications consultancy, servicing nonprofits, governments and donors with innovative solutions within the development context.

Category: Facilitation and Training

A new way of thinking about presenting data

14 June 2017

We held our Creative Data Visualisation training in Pretoria in May 2017. Here’s what facilitator, Fia van Rensburg, highlighted as the main aims and objectives of this training: We’ll be looking at some traditional ways of reporting and presenting data and taking that and facilitating a new way of thinking […]

May’s Learning & Networking Circle with Donna Podems

9 May 2017

Creative Consulting & Development Works is proud to launch our Learning & Networking circle this May. Join us for a lively discussion and chance to network with like-minded evaluation professionals, and some great cheese and wine pairings! Our guest speaker Donna Podems will deliver a lecture on the new book […]

Your groundbreaking data will go unnoticed if you can’t communicate its value

13 April 2017

Meet your Creative Data Visualisation facilitator, Fia van Rensburg who is based at our new Pretoria office. Fia has more than 18 years’ experience in the development sector, specializing in monitoring and evaluation. She has worked in provincial and national government as well as international organizations. In addition to core […]

Ethics in research and how to handle socio-economic challenges in fieldwork

18 January 2017

Ethics in research are extremely important and should always be maintained to ensure that researchers conduct their work in a professional manner. Basically put, ethics are the rules that distinguish between “right” and “wrong”, “bad” and “good”, ethics are about the norms for conduct that distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable […]

Register for our upcoming evaluation trainings now

16 January 2017

We’re very pleased to present our evaluation training schedule for 2017. Click here to register now for these upcoming courses. After you register, we’ll get in touch to finalise the details. And if you’d like to register now for one later on in the year, that’s definitely allowed — we’ll […]

Design Thinking: More than just the colour and shape of your TV couch

13 January 2017

On Wednesday the 11th of January, we hosted a Design Thinking workshop in collaboration with the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) and the Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI). The workshop served as an introduction and awareness initiative for a study commissioned to CC&DW by the […]

Creative Qualitative Data Collection tools in practice

29 November 2016

Earlier this month, our team facilitated the first session of our new training workshop series, Evaluation Innovations in Practice.     The session, titled Creative Qualitative Data Collection Tools, brought together 20 participants from government departments, NGOs and M&E consultants, which resulted in rich conversations about creative ways to collect […]

5 Trends we saw at SAMEA’s 2016 Capacity Development Workshop Series

26 October 2016

At our recent Biorhythm and Life Cycle of Programme Evaluation workshop, Creative Consulting & Development Works shared expert guidelines and insights for managing evaluations both from perspective of the commissioner and the evaluator. The workshop was held on 6th and 7th October 2016 and focused on developing terms of reference, […]

What is the biorhythm and life cycle of programme evaluation? Join our workshop to find out

23 August 2016 biorhythm

This year, Creative Consulting & Development Works is proud to host a new workshop as part of SAMEA’s Monitoring and Evaluation Capacity Building Workshop series. Strengthening Evaluation Culture and Capacity in South Africa is the theme of this year’s event, and we’ll be facilitating an in-depth workshop on the ‘biorhythm’ […]

Expression of Interest: Consultants Database

3 April 2014

We are currently updating our Consultant Database and are looking for senior consultants with experience in a number of areas. Please see the below Expression of Interest: Consultants Database for more information.   Creative Consulting & Development Works (CC&DW) is a well-established consultancy providing a range of targeted services to […]