Measuring your Social Impact

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Business in the Community
137 Shepherdess Walk
London N1 7RQ
£480 + VAT
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£595 + VAT
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The Community Investment Team at Business in the Community, in conjunction with Simetrica, a leading research consultancy specialising in social impact measurement and policy evaluation, are running a session on measuring your social impact.

The training is aimed at business practitioners who would like to develop further insight into undertaking social impact measurement in a practical way. The session may be of interest to CR Managers and those involved in CR strategy and measurement. 

Our training is delivered by Daniel Fujiwara (BA, Msc, Mphil) Director of Simetrica. Daniel is an economist specialising in policy evaluation and social impact measurement.

Topic:

This session will focus on understanding social impact methods and how to measure impact on outcomes using quantitative and qualitative research methods. Specifically;
• Measuring impact: how to measure impact on outcomes using quantitative and qualitative research methods.
• Understanding social impact methods, including cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis and SROI and the HM Treasury Green Book guidelines on social impact measurement.
• Introduction to valuing outcomes including monetary and non-monetary valuation methods: Revealed Preference, Stated Preference and Wellbeing Valuation methods.


Course Content:

Part one
• An introduction to business ethics, policy and government ethics, sustainability and corporate social responsibility and the role of social impact measurement within these areas.
• An introduction to social impact measurement: theory and rationale.

Part two
• Understanding social impact methods. This covers an introduction to cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis and SROI and the HM Treasury Green Book guidelines on social impact measurement.

Part three
• Measuring impact: how to measure impact on outcomes using quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Part four
• Introduction to valuing outcomes.
• Monetary valuation methods: how to value outcomes using best-practice methods: Revealed Preference, Stated Preference and Wellbeing Valuation methods.
• Non-monetary valuation methods: covering Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYS), EQ-5D, and Visual Analogue Scale.

Part five
• How to measure social impact in your organisations: introduction to the Social Value Bank.