The ultimate goal of good impact practice is to achieve a virtuous cycle of improvement – clear goals, visible performance, growing learning, improved results, increased support, and so on. This course explains how you can build an ever-stronger impact culture within your social enterprise and continue to use your evidence to grow impact. Through clear instruction and useful activities, the course shows you how to share and learn from evidence, how to act on it, how to influence others, and how to ramp up your achievements. Done the hard job of collecting and communicating your evidence, and want to take things to the next level? Check out this final course in our impact practice series.
At the end of this course, learners will…
Understand and be able to explain the following key points…
- The main ways that you can use results to celebrate achievements, motivate teams, and drive improvement
- The importance of taking a systematic approach to acting on evidence and dealing with resistance to change
- The responsibility of social enterprises to use their evidence to advocate for service users and influence policy
- The importance and characteristics of impact-focused leadership
Be able to use the following skills, tools, processes, procedures…
- Use a template to identify the main ways that you will share, discuss, and debate impact evidence within your team
- Use a planning framework to identify and prioritise the actions that are feasible and can be taken immediately as a result of your impact evidence
- Use an Evidence to Influence template to build a campaign strategy that will enable you to exert maximum influence on decision-makers
- Use an Improvement Plan to continuously develop impact leadership, culture and practice.
Actually do the following tasks…
- Share results with all of your people in order to extend learning, motivate your team, and drive improvements
- Develop a shared understanding of the value of good and timely data among your team, and instil a motivation to act on it
- Take immediate steps to identify issues, prioritize changes, and act on the evidence you produce
- Use the evidence to reveal the needs of beneficiaries, lobby for the solutions you provide, and influence wider policy and practice
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Course Completion Badge
Last Updated: February 15, 2019
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