Social Impact Assessment Course

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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

June 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
SIAC021 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
SIAC021 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
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June 2024

24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
KES 84,000 $1,100
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


In this course, you’ll explore frameworks and practical tools for measuring the social impact of your company, organization or initiative. You will learn to better articulate short-term outcomes and long-term goals, so you can connect them to quantifiable metrics to support your decisions and improve your ability to create impact over time.


5 Days

Target audience

The course is designed for professionals in the civic, public, or private sector who wish to acquire or update their knowledge of Impact Assessment (EA) and Strategic Assessment (EA) and how these assessments can support decision-making processes.

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Course Objectives

At the end of this IRES training course, you will learn how to:

  • Assess the breadth, depth and focus of your social impact using a three-part framework
  • Craft a theory of change for your organization or initiative
  • Improve your impact using Acumen’s Lean Data approach, with added inspiration from case studies showing how other social enterprises have measured their impact in lean and rigorous ways.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction To Social Impact Analysis

  •          Introduction to the Course
  •          The State of Social Impact Analysis
  •          The Lean Social Impact Mindset
  •          How to Develop a Social Impact Hypothesis
  •          Introduction to Social Impact Analysis
  •          The Social Impact Buzz
  •          Philosophies Guiding Social Impact Analysis
  •          Why Measuring Social Impact Matters
  •          What This Course Will Cover
  •          Develop Your Impact Hypothesis

Module 2: Building An Impact Framework

  •          Framework for Measuring Impact
  •          Theory of Change
  •          Breadth of Impact
  •          Depth of Impact
  •          Target Population
  •          Building an Impact Framework

Module 3: Developing A Theory Of Change

  •          Theory of Change Overview
  •          Building Hypotheses into a Theory of Change
  •          Pitfalls to Watch Out for when Creating a Theory of Change
  •          The Connection Between Impact and Value
  •          Introduction to Theory of Change
  •          Create Your Theory of Change

Module 4: Current and Future Approaches to Impact Measurement and Data Collection

  •          The Future of Social Impact Analysis
  •          Gathering Your Impact Data
  •          Data Collection Methods
  •          Where We Think the Sector is Heading
  •          From Impact Hypothesis to Customer Promise

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Course Administration Details:


The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

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