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Introduction to SROI - Social Return on Investment and Accounting for Value 16 May

Introduction to SROI - Social Return on Investment and Accounting for Value 16 May

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The program will look at best practice internationally in the measurement of social return on investment, in particularly work underway in the UK and US and will introduce seven principles for measuring social impact. Social Impact mapping will be introduced and examples of each step in the process provided.
The program will look at best practice internationally in the measurement of social return on investment, in particularly work underway in the UK and US and will introduce seven principles for measuring social impact. Social Impact mapping will be introduced and examples of each step in the process provided.

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The Centre for Social Impact Executive Workshop Introduction to SROI - Social Return on Investment and Accounting for

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Why measure impact? How do NFPs and community organisation provide evidence that their programmes and activities are making a real difference? And how do governments and corporations justify their spending in the third sector (not-for-profits and social enterprises) measuring social impact and social value creation? This program will introduce the Social Return on Investment (SROI) method, how it works in practice, how it will improve you organisations’ performance, the importance of involving stakeholders in the evidence collection process and how to ensure a robust social return on investment exercise. Who is it for? The course will provide an introduction to, and overview of, social impact and social return on investment. It’s suitable for leaders and managers from the third sector/not-for-profit and social investment sectors who want to understand the scope of SROI and impact mapping, and how to apply the principles within their own organisation and to communicate with funders and government agencies. It will also provide a useful introduction to ROI principles for public and private social investors. The Focus The program will look at best practice internationally in the measurement of social return on investment, in particularly work underway in the UK and US and will introduce seven principles for measuring social impact. Social Impact mapping will be introduced and examples of each step in the process provided. Benefits Participants will: • • • • • Understand the pros and cons of SROI and principles of SROI Learn how about social impact mapping and be provided with tools to complete one Be able to assist their organisations to prove the social value they create Develop a network of practitioners who are interested in developing this skill Add to the evidence base of the impact of the third sector

Leader Expert in Social Impact Jeremy Nicholls, became the chief executive of the SROI Network UK in 2008. Starting out as an accountant, his work has increasingly focused on finding ways for organisations to better understand and then manage the social value they create. He has co-written a number of guides to SROI and also developed the SROI Primer with London Business School He wrote There is no business like Social Business with Liam Black and he co-authored the recent UK Cabinet Office supported Guide to SROI. He is the chair of FairPensions, a director of the FRC Group (a social business based in Liverpool), and a director of the BETA Model which provides analyses of the UK business population.

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ZOP1136-05 1/2 Day including lunch Monday 16 May, 2011 $550 including GST - $440 including GST (not-for-profit organisations) UWA Business School

For bookings contact Client Services on (08) 9383 8090 or visit www.execed.com.au

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