Understanding Social Value

Understanding social value is essential for organisations looking to have a positive impact on society and the environment. By considering the wider impact of business decisions and activities, organisations can make a positive difference to the communities and environments in which they operate. This course will provide individuals with an understanding of social value and equip them with the knowledge and tools to apply it in their work.

Who’s it for?

This course is ideal for anyone looking to deepen their understanding of social value and how to apply it in their work. It is particularly relevant for professionals working in the public and third sectors, including local authorities, charities, and social enterprises, as well as those working in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability roles. The course is also suitable for individuals looking to develop their skills in impact measurement and management.

 

Course content


What is Social Value:

An introduction to the concept of social value and its importance in driving positive social and environmental outcomes.

Measuring Social Value:
An overview of the different approaches to measuring social value, including social return on investment (SROI) and other impact measurement tools.

Embedding Social Value in Decision Making:
Understanding how to incorporate social value considerations into decision making processes and how to communicate social value to stakeholders.

Collaboration and Partnerships:
Exploring how collaboration and partnerships can be used to create social value and how to identify and work with partners to achieve social and environmental outcomes.

Policy and Regulation:
Understanding the role of policy and regulation in driving social value and how to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Key Features

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Available as a standalone course or as part of a programme

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*This course is ready-to-go or fully customisable

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Face-to-face / Live virtual / Blended

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Fully updated for 2023 with content designed by Crescente

Understanding Social Value

Course Summary

Guided Learning

Half-day course*
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