Social Impact Measurement and Management Online Course

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Social Impact Measurement and Management Online Course

EVPA and Social Value UK offer their in-depth knowledge of the practice of social impact measurement and management to help you learn how to maximise the impact you are generating.

EVPA and Social Value UK offer their in-depth knowledge of the practice of social impact measurement and management to help you learn how to maximise the impact you are generating.

This online course is especially designed to support investors forimpact, foundations, social impact funds and other types of capital providers, in understanding how to measure and manage impact at the portfolio level.

If you are interested in:

  • understanding and measuring the impact you generate
  • improving your existing impact measurement system without burdening too much your investees/grantees
  • learning how to use the data you collect to take relevant decisions on your day-to-day activity and maximize the use of your resources

and you want to do it by:

  • learning through real-life case studies and group work
  • discussing openly with experienced practitioners
  • sharing challenges and learnings with your peers

then the Social Impact Measurement and Management Training course is for you!

This is a comprehensive online training consisting of self-paced preparation learning, online live sessions and homework assignments.

The interactive live sessions will take place on 14, 16, 21, 23 September 2021; each from 09:00-12:00 CEST (Brussels time). We will use Zoom for the live sessions, several interactive tools and breakout rooms to make the online experience as engaging as possible. For the preparation learning, participants will get access to EVPA’s online learning platform with videos, reading materials, interactive tools, and instructions for homework assignments for an additional 3 hours of learning. In order to get to know your peers before the course, we offer a one-hour informal network table on 13 September from 12:00-13:00 CEST (Brussels time). We strongly encourage you to take part in this informal session, which will help to break the (Zoom) ice and facilitate working with your peers during the live sessions.

Please have a look at the agenda preview for further information.

All dates at a glance:

13 September, 12:00-13:00 CEST: Informal Network Table

14 September, 09:00-12:00 CEST: First Live Session

16 September, 09:00-12:00 CEST: Second Live Session

21 September, 09:00-12:00 CEST: Third Live Session

23 September, 09:00-12:00 CEST: Fourth Live Session

Who should attend

This course is especially relevant for investors for impact such as foundations and social impact funds or in general, capital providers, who are about to set up or are considering improving their impact measurement and management system. Former participants ranged from grant officers and social investors to philanthropy advisors (banking, family offices, etc...), investment managers and social programme managers.

Participation fees:

EVPA members have priority access to the courses and enjoy a 50% discount on the regular participation fees.

  • EVPA-member fee: 400‚Ǩ
  • Non-member fee: 800‚Ǩ

EVPA members who need support with the course fee have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship (please find more information here).

Registration and deadlines

  • Registrations: deadline 03/09/2021. You can register here. Places are limited, so be sure to book your place as soon as possible.
  • Scholarships: deadline 26/08/2021. Please find all the information on how to apply here.

More information

Should you have further inquiries, please send an email to

Download the cancellation policy here.


Adam Richards

Adam Richards

Adam Richards PhD, is Director of Impact at Social Value International leading on international training, projects, and supporting people and organisations around the world to affect change. Before joining Social Value International, he was a Senior Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University.

Benoit Escher

Benoit Escher

At RAISE Benoît is responsible for all matters related to Impact Measurement and Management. Before joining RAISE, he was a Sales Director at PlugwinePro, an online wine marketplace for professionals.

While working closely with 1500 winemakers across France, Benoît became utterly convinced that an environmental and social change hat to occur. He then decided to tackle ESG issues and launched, a website dedicated to environment innovation.

Benoît graduted from Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II) with a Master's degree in Economics and a Master's degree in E-Commerce.

Karen Wilson

Karen Wilson

Karen is a Senior Advisor on sustainability, ESG and impact. Throughout her career, she has worked across the public and private sectors, including venture capital and investment banking as well as over 12 years leading work at the OECD on financing entrepreneurship and innovation, impact investment and impact measurement. She co-led the launch of the Impact Management Platform in 2021, which seeks to provide coherence on sustainability standards for companies and investors.

She is Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Impact Linked Finance Fund and a board member of the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA). She was a member of the G7 Impact Taskforce Working Group on Impact Reporting, Integrity and Transparency and served on the Global Impact Investment Steering Group (GSG) Board of Trustees Strategy Committee. She also serves on the Social Advisory Group of the Columbia Threadneedle UK Social Bond Fund and the Climate Advisory Group of the Multi-Asset Climate Solutions Fund of Aberdeen Standard Investments.

She is an Associate Fellow at Said Business School at Oxford University and a Senior Advisor and Sustainability/ESG Lead at the Institute of Strategy at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, where she also is a Visiting Lecturer. In 2022, she was selected by the Sorenson Impact Center as a Global Impact Leader.

Martina von Richter

Martina von Richter

Martina is the Impact & Operations Director for Social Innovation Fund Ireland with a unique expertise and skill set of driving change and innovations at a strategic level for organisations to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 across the for profit and not for profit sectors.

She is a pioneer of corporate sustainable development, ESG and impact investment in Europe with a distinct and long standing track record of working on both sides of the corporate and social sectors. Her comprehensive professional experience as well as her strong entrepreneurial track record has made Martina within the sustainable finance community a highly regarded expert and advocate of impact investments.

Sara Seganti

Sara Seganti

Sara is Impact Europe's Training Manager. She joined EVPA in 2017 to structure and to further develop the Training Academy activities, after more than ten years working as a project and impact manager, and as a trainer in the social impact field.

Before, Sara provided secretariat support to the Italian Advisory Board to the Social Impact Investment Taskforce established under the UK's Presidency of the G8. She is today the Secretary General of Social Impact Agenda per l'Italia, the Italian network for impact investing. She is a graduate in political philosophy and holds a master's degree in management of social enterprises from Bocconi Business School.