Building on Educated Decisions


LOCUS has extensive experience in the completion of Project and Programme Evaluation. Our comprehensive methodologies involve working closely with clients to develop robust and thorough monitoring and evaluation systems that will enable clients to gather information that will determine performance. The implementation of our evaluation methodologies includes:

  • Development of baselines against which performance can be measured;
  • Identification of performance indicators;
  • Measurement of performance indicators using quantitative and qualitative analysis;
  • Detailed reporting on performance;
  • Advising on recommendations for improved performance.

LOCUS is currently the NI deliverer for the SPEAK (Strategic Planning Evaluation And Knowledge) self evaluation tool, which is an ICT based model that enables effective project self evaluation and detailed and consistent programme level evaluation. Delivery of SPEAK involves a package of suppor t that includes:

  • The provision of customised software
  • Training
  • Technical support

Clients for whom we have conducted evaluation include:

  • South Belfast Partnership Board
  • Lisburn Community Network
  • Cancer Lifeline
  • Falls Community Council
  • Ballymena Community Safety Partnership
  • DSD
  • Health Promotion Agency
  • Belfast City Council
  • IFI
  • Community Foundation for NI
LOCUS Research Services specialises in the provision of high quality research services to a spectrum of clients aimed at building on key company strengths.
LOCUS has a strong team of evaluators whose background, knowledge and in house research support ensures an accurate evaluation.
Strategic Planning
LOCUS Strategic Planners are experts in research, facilitation, consultation and regeneration policies on a regional, national and European context.
Organisational Support
LOCUS are highly skilled in programme/project management financial management, strategic and action planning.
LOCUS 14 Hampton Park, Belfast, BT7 3JL, N.Ireland 02895608792