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Social Impact Measurement and Management Online Course


14/09 - 23/09 2021

Social Impact Measurement and Management Online Course

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EVPA and Social Value UK offer their in-depth knowledge of the practice of social impact measurement and management to help you learn how to maximise the impact you are generating.

This online course is especially designed to support investors forimpact, foundations, social impact funds and other types of capital providers, in understanding how to measure and manage impact at the portfolio level.

If you are interested in:

  • understanding and measuring the impact you generate
  • improving your existing impact measurement system without burdening too much your investees/grantees
  • learning how to use the data you collect to take relevant decisions on your day-to-day activity and maximize the use of your resources

and you want to do it by:

  • learning through real-life case studies and group work
  • discussing openly with experienced practitioners
  • sharing challenges and learnings with your peers

then the Social Impact Measurement and Management Training course is for you!

This is a comprehensive online training consisting of self-paced preparation learning, online live sessions and homework assignments.

The interactive live sessions will take place on 14, 16, 21, 23 September 2021; each from 09:00-12:00 CEST (Brussels time). We will use Zoom for the live sessions, several interactive tools and breakout rooms to make the online experience as engaging as possible. For the preparation learning, participants will get access to EVPA’s online learning platform with videos, reading materials, interactive tools, and instructions for homework assignments for an additional 3 hours of learning. In order to get to know your peers before the course, we offer a one-hour informal network table on 13 September from 12:00-13:00 CEST (Brussels time). We strongly encourage you to take part in this informal session, which will help to break the (Zoom) ice and facilitate working with your peers during the live sessions.

Please have a look at the agenda preview for further information.

All dates at a glance:

13 September, 12:00-13:00 CEST: Informal Network Table

14 September, 09:00-12:00 CEST: First Live Session

16 September, 09:00-12:00 CEST: Second Live Session

21 September, 09:00-12:00 CEST: Third Live Session

23 September, 09:00-12:00 CEST: Fourth Live Session

Who should attend

This course is especially relevant for investors for impact such as foundations and social impact funds or in general, capital providers, who are about to set up or are considering improving their impact measurement and management system. Former participants ranged from grant officers and social investors to philanthropy advisors (banking, family offices, etc…), investment managers and social programme managers.

Participation fees:

EVPA members have priority access to the courses and enjoy a 50% discount on the regular participation fees.

  • EVPA-member fee: 400€
  • Non-member fee: 800€

EVPA members who need support with the course fee have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship (please find more information here).

Registration and deadlines

  • Registrations: deadline 03/09/2021. You can register here. Places are limited, so be sure to book your place as soon as possible.
  • Scholarships: deadline 26/08/2021. Please find all the information on how to apply here.


More information

Should you have further inquiries, please send an email to trainingacademy@evpa.eu.com.

Download the cancellation policy here.

Meet the speakers

Adam Richards

Adam Richards - Social Value International

Adam Richards joined Social Value UK in 2016 as Senior Researcher working on the European Commission project SPRINT to apply the principles of social value to long-term care for frail older people across 11 European states.

Benoît Escher

Benoît Escher - RAISE Impact

At RAISE Benoît is responsible for all matters related to Impact Measurement and Management. Before joining RAISE, he was a Sales Director at PlugwinePro, an online wine marketplace for professionals.

Karen Wilson - Chair of Succession and Nominations Committee

Karen Wilson - Chair of Succession and Nominations Committee - GV Partners

Karen Wilson is the Founder of GV Partners, a research and consulting firm focused on entrepreneurship, innovation and finance. Among other organizations, Karen has been working with the OECD since 2009 on topics related to entrepreneurship, finance and innovation. For the past several years, she has been leading the OECD work on social impact investment. She has been engaged in the venture philanthropy and social investment community for over a decade through involvement with EVPA and other organisations.

Martina von Richter

Martina von Richter - Rethink Ireland

Martina is the Impact & Operations Director for Social Innovation Fund Ireland with a unique expertise and skill set of driving change and innovations at a strategic level for organisations to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 across the for profit and not for profit sectors.

Sara Seganti

Sara Seganti - EVPA

Sara is EVPA's Training Manager. She joined EVPA in 2017 to structure and to further develop the Training Academy activities, after more than ten years working as a project and impact manager and as a trainer in the social impact field.

Florian Tuder

Florian Tuder - EVPA

Florian joined EVPA in March 2020 as Training Academy Coordinator. He previously worked as project and training manager in Brussels for a European federation of social & health care service providers, and before that as programme manager for a foundation in Vienna in the field of intercultural dialogue.

More speakers to be confirmed soon

With the financial support of

European Commission

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