February 25, 2021

Outcomes Measurement Workshops

Centre for Social Impact UWA's upcoming Outcomes Measurement Workshops:

** Please read below for more information and if you have any questions get in touch with Mags at CSI UWA: margaret.ritchie@uwa.edu.au or +61 8 6488 5691. **

What you'll get from the course:

  • Pre-workshop materials that enhance your in-workshop learning
  • A comprehensive Outcomes Measurement Workshop booklet that you will work through during the workshop using your own organisation as the example
  • Peer-to-peer learning and engagement with key leaders in the social sector around outcomes measurement practice
  • A take-away action list for implementing outcomes measurement that you can use straight away
  • Access to a network of peers to continue sharing and learning with

Watch below for a taster of the workshop, presented by Professor Paul Flatau.

Topics covered:

Day One focuses on organisational readiness, starting with an assessment of what strengths your organisation already has. We then consider issues of organisational culture, links between outcome measurement and strategy, the language of outcomes measurement, the fit between outcomes measurement and evaluation, leadership, stakeholder engagement, outcomes measurement frameworks, and ethics. Participants in the program get a chance to have dialogue with experienced practitioners from all sectors engaged in social purpose activity.

Day Two is all about tools for outcomes measurement including program logic, qualitative and quantitative methods, data analysis, outcomes reporting, communication and learning. We finish Day Two with all participants creating an action list to ignite outcomes measurement in their organisation.

About the facilitators:

Professor Paul Flatau, Director, CSI UWA (Online workshops)
Over the last two decades, Paul has developed an extensive research record in the community sector covering a broad range of social issues and has worked extensively with community organisations and government departments in establishing their outcomes measurement and reporting frameworks.

Dr Katrina Stratton, Outcomes Measurement Course Designer, CSI UWA (Perth workshop)
Katrina holds a joint appointment between Wanslea Family Services as Manager of Research and Evaluation, and the School of Occupational Therapy, Social Work, and Speech Pathology at Curtin University. Katrina is also the Outcomes Measurement Course Designer and Facilitator at the CSI UWA, helping to build capacity and knowledge of outcomes measurement in the community services sector.

Testimonials:

"I left the [workshop] with a plan of realistic things to do to begin implementing outcomes measurement which makes [outcomes measurement] a lot more tangible and achievable."

"I feel much more confident in my capacity to drive the direction of outcomes measurement in my organisation… I also feel that I have made some worthwhile connections and would be keen to maintain these as peer support."

"I now have a ‘roadmap’ of how to achieve my objectives in terms of outcomes measurement for my organisation, as well as fantastic resources in the workbook and booklet provided."

"As I am new to outcomes measurement it gave me a clear understanding of the methodologies, issues and benefits. I feel more confident that I can be involved in conversations about outcomes measurements and an advocate in my organisation."

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