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Level 1 Practitioner Training

Social return on investment (SROI) is a framework for using monetary values to represent social, environmental and economic outcomes. Whether your organization is focused on maximizing impact, achieving social development goals, or addressing sustainability through ESG, social value thinking and SROI offers tools to move your organization forward.

This Level 1 course will help you understand the principles of SROI, prepare for the SROI Practitioner course and AP1 exam, or refresh your existing SROI practice.


This course is run in three. 90-minute webinars on the same day. From 10:30am – 12:00pm ET / 12:30pm – 2:00pm ET and from 2:30pm – 4pm ET.

Prices in CAD.

Your Trainer

Stephanie Robertson is the Chair of Social Value Canada. She has decades of experience in social issue management, measurement, and reporting; community investment and social value; and social impact measurement, valuation, and reporting across all sectors. She has supported hundreds of businesses and governments get more out of their investments in community which leads to improved outcomes and equity for citizens.


Thanks very much for the training, and pragmatic commentary – your materials are the best I have experienced.

Why did I wait so long to take this course?!!

I think this course and knowledge is absolutely necessary across sectors.

Course Content

Session 1 – What is SROI and why would you want to do it?
This session will cover topics including: Defining social value, measuring social impact, why we should account for social impact, what SROI is, managing activities and risk, pros and cons of SROI and social value.

Session 2 – Using the Social Value Principles
This session will cover topics including: Judgement and truth, being proportionate, the Social Value Principles in action, purpose and audience, asking is your measurement good enough?

Session 3 – An introduction to how to do an SROI analysis
This session will cover topics including: Try answering the questions SROI poses – an exploration of the process with some exercises and a worked example, applying SROI,
tools and resources