Led by Jeremy Nicholls, Director, SROI Network
SROI is a principle-based approach to measuring the difference you make. These principles are a series of questions that help you measure the right things, start thinking about how you can increase your impact with existing resources, and may cause you to rethink your objectives.
While best known for the SROI ratio, it is much more about ensuring accountability to those you affect and those on whose behalf you work. Drawing on cost-benefit analysis, sustainability reporting, financial accounting and logic models, SROI is a flexible and integrated approach which starts with no predetermined view of what the outcomes of your work are or of what tools you should use to measure them. As a set of principles it can be used in the board room, in selling to customers, or influencing government policy.
This one-day course will explore SROI using case studies to show how the principles and questions inform practical decisions in your organizations, as well as provide information to investors. Going back to these questions also provides a way of understanding the various tools and approaches that are available, including, for example, IRIS, GIIRS, and logic models. We will cover technical issues around measurement, but also explore accountability to stakeholders and what it means for information to be reliable so that it can be used.
This one-day course will explore SROI using case studies to show how the principles and questions inform practical decisions in your organizations, as well as provide information to investors.