What are the Key Components and Features of an Evaluation Report?

What are the Key Components and Features of an Evaluation Report?

Evaluation report is used to examine whether a product, service, or process is working on the basis of the set standards or not.

“Evaluation reports summarise the effectiveness of a product or service, according to the relevant procedures and standards.”

Components and Features of an Evaluation Report

The key components and features of an evaluation report are as follows: 

1. Introduction:

The situation is introduced in this section. The purpose of the evaluation report must be stated in this section. 

2. Background Information:

The background information such as the purpose of the content under evaluation must be stated. 

3. Criteria:

Each of the criteria that will be used in the evaluation must be stated in this stage. 

4. Evaluation:

Once the criteria has been set, the process as to how the set standards and criteria will be met must be mentioned. 

5. Conclusions:

In this section, the evaluation must be summarised with each criterion. 

6. Recommendation:

In this, one must state whether the subject under evaluation should be recommended or not. 

Components of an Evaluation Report

Other key components of an evaluation report are as follows: 

1. Title or header

2. Executive Summary

3. Table of contents

4. Introductory Remarks

5. Scope

6. Resources and Methods

7. Summary

8. Recommendations

9. References

“An evaluation report is an essential way of presenting an evaluation to a certain audience. It is intended to promote awareness on how the evaluation reached its outcomes and conclusions.An evaluation report is thus an effective way to disseminate findings of an evaluation to the people concerned. It is essential to report the conclusions derived from a specific evaluation to ensure its transparency,  and to be able to properly use such conclusions in the future.”