Strategy Evaluation And Control Methodes In The Education Sector: In Case Of Hope University College Addis Ababa

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Addis Ababa University


The foundation for any strategic management plan is its firm and rigours evaluation and control system in place. The main purpose of this study was to find out the strategy evaluation and control against the set targets of the strategic plan at the Hope University College. So it aims to discover out the importance of strategy evaluation and control method as well the challenges come across in implementing the evaluation and control. The primary data was collected through the use of the interview guide. Through content analysis, it was established that the performance appraisal and implementation control were the most common practices used by departments. The findings of the evaluation and control were used as input for planning and management decision making. The university college evaluated itself every 3 years using strategic evaluation team but also undertook control on a quarterly basis while some major functions undertook the practice twice a year. It is believed that continues control and evaluation has empowered the University College to observer the performance of its various activities against the set targets of the strategic plan. The evaluation ensured that the institution was on the right path towards achieving the objectives of the strategic plan and also through control, the management was able to avoid any deviations from the goals or objectives. Concluded this assessment the culture of strategic plan evaluation needs to be specified resource and must give responsibility to all the stakeholders in the university to be more involved in the strategic evaluation and control. Since the Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency (HERQA) and Performance appraisals are the only tools under taken so it is recommendation from this study, other different evaluation and control tools such as Benchmarking , ISO and even implementation control for certain objective must be used needed to be achieve the strategic objective with in the time frame planned



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