CFE was commissioned by Regeneration East Midlands (REM) on behalf of the East Midlands Development Agency (EMDA) to conduct an independent impact evaluation of the Enterprising People, Enterprising Places (Ep2) Programme.
The Ep2 programme was a training programme designed to promote economic development at the local level by providing training to community development and regeneration practitioners.
CFE evaluated the programme and the extent to which it:
A range of methods were used to evaluate the programme including:
The evaluation covered the delivery of the Ep2 training programme until mid-March, with final analysis and recommendations for future programme development presented in March 2010.