Ramboll Management Consulting

1. Ramboll Management Consulting

Founded in 1968 Ramboll Management Consulting is a management consultancy company specialized in public sector development.

600 experts are based in offices in Denmark, Belgium, Germany, Norway, and Sweden. We offer services within evaluation, business technology and strategy and operations .

2.    Evaluation Capabilities

Ramboll Management Consulting is one of Europe's largest providers of independent evaluations. Annually, we carry out approximately 300 evaluations for national, regional, and local governments, foundations, the European Commission and European Parliament.

About 200 experts are primarily engaged in evaluation projects. To ensure consistent quality throughout the organization we have created our Society for Excellence in Evaluation and Transformation. (SEET) is an internal cross-national network dedicated to developing and disseminating evaluative and transformative knowledge among consultants in Rambøll Management Consulting. All our consultants receive mandatory evaluation training and we develop methodological concept papers to secure a common approach to performing evaluation. Further, we have an evaluation expert group, which provide quality assurance of evaluations.

3.    Evaluation standards

As a multinational evaluator and a member of several evaluation societies Ramboll adheres international evaluation standards, for example the DeGeval and the European Commission. In order to make these standards operational Ramboll Management Consulting has developed a Program Evaluation Quality Assessment Tool designed to ensure quality criteria are met in each phase of an evaluation project.

4.    Affiliations

Ramboll Management Consulting is an institutional member of the Danish Evaluation SocietyFinnish Evaluation SocietyGerman Evaluation SocietyNorwegian Evaluation SocietySwedish Evaluation Society, and the European Evaluation Society. Our consultants also hold individual membership in the American Evaluation Association and the Canadian Evaluation Society.

5.    Thought leadership

Ramboll Management Consulting has taken an active role in promoting the role of evaluation in Europe and encourages our evaluation experts to take an active part in the global evaluation community:

·       Ramboll Management Consulting was one of the founding members of the Danish Evaluation Society. Several consultants have served as Board Member

·       Ramboll Management Consulting have served on the Board of the European Evaluation Society

·       Two of our experts are part of the INTEVAL network

Further we seek to actively contribute to the evaluation knowledge base through:

·       Conference proceedings

·       Peer reviewed publications

o   Improving Performance? Exploring the Complementarities between Evaluation and Performance Management

o   Measuring Evaluation Capacity—Results and Implications of a Danish Study

o   Er det stadig sæson for New Public Management?

o   Øje for effekterne – resultatbaseret styring kan styrke offentlige indsatser

o   Meta-Evaluation as a Tool for Learning - A Case Study of the European Structural Fund Evaluations in Finland

o   Three Spheres of Performance Governance: Spanning the Boundaries from Single-Organization Focus towards a Partnership Network

o   Exploring the Missing Links between Cause and Effect: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Micro–Macro Conversions in Programme Evaluation

·       Articles and book contributions

o   Influencing Change: Building Evaluation Capacity to Strengthen Governance

o   Når måling giver mening - Resultatbaseret styring og dansk velfærdspolitik i forvandling

o   TEMA Indvandring og Integration, Samfundsøkonomen