program efficiency

Synonyms

project efficiency,

Definition

Program efficiency is measured by the volume of output achieved compared to the input used.

Program efficiency is a measure of how economically inputs (resources such as funds, expertise, time) are converted into results. (Glossary Monitoring and Evaluation Terms; MERG Monitoring & Evaluation Reference Group and UNAIDS)

Broader terms

general M&E concepts

Narrower terms

efficiency indicators