Evidencing Social Impact


This course is aimed at people involved with the management of social enterprise and community business/groups that wants to know more about how to demonstrate the social impact of their products or services.

The course provides an understanding of the following aspects of social impact:

What is social impact and why bother measuring it?

This part of the course focuses on the financial and ethical benefits of demonstrating your organisation’s social impact and how successful organisations use social impact monitoring to leverage income and status.

Approaches to social impact measurement

We explore a range of evidence based quantitative and qualitative research led models for collecting and presenting social impact data, and which methods work best for different types of social purpose organisations.

Getting started

We provide practical examples, tools and resources for how your organisation can begin collecting and analysing social impact data.

Presenting and sharing your impact

We look at the ways in which organisations can best present the data they collect and how to share your data in a way that will help your organisation to grow.

Embedding good practice in your organisation

We look at how to grow impact measurement in your organisation and use it as a tool for business planning and growth.

Booking a course

To book a single place on a course, take a look at our upcoming course dates:

If you are interested in booking BrightSparks to deliver a course for your organisation, please get in touch to see how we can create customised training for your needs.