June 24, 2020

Outcomes measurement workshops: Know your social impact

Centre for Social Impact UWA is running a series of 2-day interactive Outcomes Measurement Workshops across Australia.

The Outcomes Measurement Workshops will:

  • Provide you with a background to the relevance and importance of outcomes measurement
  • Teach you how to measure and assess your organisation’s impact
  • Develop your understanding of the difference you’re making and how to report it

What you get

  • 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 outcome 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 outcome measurement in their organisation.

About the facilitator

Professor Paul Flatau, Director, CSI UWA
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.

Cost

Government/Private Business $1,650 (including GST)
Not-For-Profit $1,320 (including GST) - use code DISCOUNTNFP

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Testimonials from previous participants

"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."

Dates, locations and registration

CANBERRA

Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th September 2020
Location TBC

SYDNEY

Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th October 2020
Location TBC

PERTH

Thursday 29th and Friday 30th October 2020
Location TBC

OTHER LOCATIONS

TBC due to COVID-19 restrictions

For any questions or to register please contact Mags Martin: margaret.ritchie@uwa.edu.au or +61 8 6488 5691.

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