SOCIAL RETURN ON INVESTMENT (SROI)

A briefing on how and when SROI can benefit your impact

This session is for those seeking to improve their organisation’s social, economic or environmental impact. Presenting an overview of the SROI methodology it draws on examples to illustrate how it has brought benefits to organisations across sectors and countries. It also considers the various debates on where and when it is best used in comparison to other methodologies.

“Very helpful, interactive approach, great group size and knowledgeable presenter. Thank you!” 
Lawrence Miller, Programme Director for Social Change, Barnwood Trust

“Thank you for your thought provoking and informative whistle stop tour of SROI…extremely interesting and useful.”
Louise Richards, Community Participation Manager, Literature Wales

“The facilitator was very informative and knowledgeable on the specifics of SROI and how to implement it from the start.”
Paul Brownbill, Evaluation Officer, Richmond Fellowship

The briefing puts SROI in context by explaining how and why it was developed as a methodology. It explains the principles of SROI and the processes in conducting an SROI, looking at each stage in detail with discussion around an example model.  And there is plenty of opportunity to discuss your projects and challenges.

Topics covered include:

  • Theory of Change
  • Measuring social impact
  • Valuing social impact
  • Modelling return on investment

By the end of the course, you will have a clear understanding of:

  • SROI and its benefits.
  • Where the methodology might be best applied within your organisation.

An excellent overview of SROI for senior decision makers considering ways of measuring their organisation’s social, economic or environmental  impact. And it is ideal for those considering the 2-day SROI training course for themselves or their teams.

This briefing is available as a team session, held at our London office or in-house. Contact us for details and a price.


About NEF Consulting Briefings

NEF Consulting briefings each provide an overview of a specific methodology or way of working, its benefits and how you might use it in your improvement strategy. As such, they are ideal for senior decision makers who would like to know more before deciding on the next step, whether training or consultancy.

The briefings are delivered by experts in the methodologies and we can tailor them to ensure examples and other content is appropriate to your needs. But all are highly interactive with question and answer sessions and discussions.

We also run SROI briefings as ‘open’ sessions where there may be up to six participants from different organisations.  See the dates and participant fees above.

They are usually held at our offices in London but we can deliver them on-site for an additional cost. Please contact us for details.

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