Two days focused on finding the right type and level of evaluation for your project. Packed with methods and principles, the course provides a practical introduction to social impact measurement.  Over the two days we will cover each step of the journey towards a full impact and evaluation report including Social Return on Investment; helping you understand how you are making a difference, providing the required level of detail to secure funding and report your impact in the most effective and appropriate way.

Course Timetable

DAY 1
Time Agenda
9.30 – 10:10 WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
Who we aare . Why we do what we do
10:10 – 11:00 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL IMPACT & SOCIAL VALUE*

·         Align definitions and language to ensure no confusion

·         Why do we do it – what’s the benefits

11.00 -11.10 BREAK
11:00 – 12:30 DEVELOPING THEORY OF CHANGE**

·         Establishing rational, outcomes, indicators, stakeholders etc

·         ToC exercise – consider outcomes from different stakeholders perspectives.

12:30 – 13:15 LUNCH & NETWORKING
13:15 – 14:30 DEVELOPING THEORY OF CHANGE CONTINUED
·         As above
14:30 – 14:45 BREAK
14:45 – 16:45 DEVELOPING IMPACT MEASUREMENT PLANS
·         How can you start to measure outcomes identified in ToC?
16:45 – 17.00 ROUND UP OF THE DAY & Close
17.00 – 1800 DRINKS & NETWORKING

DAY 2
Time Agenda
09:30 – 10:00 WELCOME BACK & REFRESH OF DAY ONE
·         Review of what was covered yesterday
10:00 – 10:50 VALUING OUTCOMES

·         Concept of measuring and valuing outcomes

·         Different approaches/methods

10:50 – 11:00 BREAK
11:00 – 12:30 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL RETURN ON INVESTMENT**
12:30 – 13:15 LUNCH & NETWORKING
13:15 – 14:15 USING SOCIAL IMPACT DATA IN DECISION MAKING***
·         Group exercise
14:15 – 15.00 REPORTING SOCIAL IMPACT

·         Communicating impact data

·         How to develop a report

·         Review of other reports

15:00 – 15:45 SOCIAL IMPACT ACTION PLAN
·         Next steps for delegates
15:45 – 16.00 ROUND UP
SESSION CLOSE