This course covers the theory behind impact evaluation, different methods to approach impact evaluation and the various uses of impact evaluation. It highlights the importance of different methods of impact measurement based upon business model, and considers the different needs of these businesses based upon impact reports.
After the completion of the course, the user should be able to:
1. Explain what social impact is, and the reasons that we measure it.
2. Consider the different methods in which we measure social impact and decide the situations in which each one is appropriate to use.
3. Understand the social impact of the actions that we take in our own enterprise, and how to create a positive social impact.
- Lectures 8
- Quizzes 2
- Duration 10 hours
- Skill level Beginner
- Language English
- Students 34
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Yes
The Importance of Measuring Social Impact 1
This unit allows the user to develop an understanding of the reasons that we measure social impact, and how this can be useful in their own personal life, as well as enterprise activities.
Methods of Measuring Social Impact 1
This unit allows the user to understand the different methods of measuring social impact, and decide which ones are most applicable to their own situation.
Understanding Outcomes 2
This unit allows the user to assess the social return on investment, and critically assess direct and indirect impact of different projects.
Key Elements 1
This unit allows the user to assess the purpose of their impact evaluation, and how to use this information to identify strengths and weaknesses of an organization and offer improvements for the future.
Case studies 1
This course should give the user a basic overview of different ways to measure impact, and the uses that measuring impact have both for the business and for the stakeholders.