Social Return on Investment (SROI)

Introduction to Social Impact Assessment and SROI (SA8)


Description

This course is designed by Nikos Avlonas, a well known global sustainability expert, who has trained more than 5000 professionals, and is the writer of the book “Practical Sustainability Strategies”. The philosophy of the course is to provide you with a step-by-step introduction to Social Return on Investment as well as to offer you unique knowledge in a simple and practical way.

Content
  • Welcome!
  • Your personal information
  • Welcome to the Online Course on Social Impact Assessment and SROI
  • Guidance on the different modules
  • Course Objectives
  • Course Structure
  • Module 1 - Introduction & Social Impact Assessment
  • Module 1 Objectives
  • Definitions
  • Video: Measuring your Social Impact: Theory of Change
  • Social Impacts
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • History of Social Impact Assessment
  • Objectives of Social Impact Assessment
  • Causes of Social Impact
  • Types of Social Impact
  • Benefits of Social Impact Assessment
  • Process of Social Impact Assessment
  • Social Impact Assessment Methodologies
  • Principles of Social Impact Assessment
  • Key Terms for Understanding Social Impact Assessment (Glossary)
  • What did you Learn?
  • Quiz Module 1 (SROI)
  • MODULE 2 - INTRODUCTION TO SROI (SOCIAL RETURN ON INVESTMENT
  • Module 2 Key Topics
  • Social Return on Investment (SROI)
  • Who Can Use SROI?
  • When an organization should do a SROI
  • The Principles of SROI
  • Example - Octavia Foundation
  • What to Consider
  • The Stages of SROI
  • Video: Measuring your Social Impact: Measurement Plan
  • Quiz Module 2 (SROI)
  • MODULE 3 - ESTABLISHING SCOPE AND IDENTIFYING STAKEHOLDERS
  • Module 3 Key Topics
  • Scope of Work
  • Scope of SROI Analysis
  • Stakeholder Involvement
  • Stakeholder Involvement Example
  • Deciding How and When Stakeholders should be Involved
  • Materiality
  • Materiality in SROI
  • Focus of Materiality
  • Planning
  • Resource Requirements
  • Involvement Process
  • Who and When to Communicate
  • Monitoring and Feedback
  • Video: Measuring your Social Impact: Mission Statement
  • Quiz Module 3 (SROI)
  • MODULE 4 - IMPACTS & OUTCOMES
  • Module 4 Key Topics
  • Impact Map
  • Impact Map Example (Octavia Foundation)
  • Stakeholder Outcomes - Example
  • Identifying Inputs
  • Valuing Inputs
  • Example - Octavia Foundation
  • Establishing Impact
  • Example
  • Attribution
  • Attribution - Example
  • Drop-off
  • Video: Lentil as Anything SROI Report
  • Example - Octavia Foundation
  • Quiz Module 4 (SROI)
  • MODULE 5 - REPORTING
  • Module 5 Key Topics
  • Reports to Download
  • Reporting to Stakeholders (1)
  • Reporting to Stakeholders (2)
  • Communication and Commitment
  • Video: SROI Evaluation
  • Assurance
  • VIDEO SUMMARY
  • Video Summary of the Course
  • FINAL QUIZ
  • FINAL QUIZ (SROI)
  • REFER & WIN
  • Refer & Win
  • Become an accredited Sustainability Practitioner
  • Become an accredited Sustainability Practitioner
  • The Future of the Sustainability Profession
  • CSE's Guide on the Future of the Sustainability Profession
  • COURSE EVALUATION
  • Course Evaluation (SROI)
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed