Social Impact Management Workshop
mayo 20 @ 17:00 - 18:00
Understanding impact matters
When impact investors, non-profits or UN agencies claim to have ‘reached’ thousands of people or ‘impacted’ millions of lives, how can we critically think about their true impact? Mission-driven organizations need to prove to increasingly demanding donors that their products and services actually work. Credibly understanding, measuring and managing impact has become indispensable. By understanding impact we can all contribute to holding organizations accountable and help them improve their programs and services.
The workshop helps a general audience and specific organizations to understand the key concepts necessary to assess impact. At the end, we want participants to be sophisticated consumers of impact reports and claims, knowing how to tell the difference between genuine impact efforts and impact washing. We discuss theories of change, counterfactuals, outcome indicators and different approaches to measuring impact.
The Global Shapers Community is a network of young people driving dialogue, action and change. The Berlin Hub is a group of young people acting for positive impact in our local community, contributing to social projects with our different experiences, perspectives, networks and skill-sets. The workshop is designed led by shapers focused on data science, effective philanthropy and development aid as well as impact measurement, management and investing.