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Accredited Practitioner Training 

The Accredited Social Value and SROI Practitioner Training course was developed in 2009, by Social Value UK and has been offered in Canada since 2011.    The most popular course across the international SVI network, it is now being offered online.  This course is cored to achieving SVI Level 2 Accredited Practitioner Pathway for social value professionals.  More on the SVI Practitioner Pathway can be found here

This training is practical and hands-on. The  course includes group sessions, assignments and 1-on-1 mentoring. Each session is recorded so that participants can revisit the content at their convenience.

Benefits of SVC membership include significant discounts on course pricing.  More information about SVC membership click here.

2021 Course Dates
Why Attend?
  • Social value and social return on investment (SROI) training is for all professionals seeking to maximize the impact of their work and to more effectively speak to its value.   
  • The social value principles apply to all sectors and are increasingly sought by employers and professionals alike.  Organizations focused upon maximizing impact, achieving the SDGs, sustainability, ESG, purpose, and those required to create an impact policy environment – now is the time to acquire the skills associated with social value thinking.
Who My Trainer Will Be

A Level 3 Accredited Practitioner and Trainer, Stephanie has 20+ years of experience in social issue management, measurement and reporting, with focus within the areas of corporate social performance, community investment and social value, and social impact measurement, valuation and reporting across all sectors. 

What is the Course Format?

The Social Value and SROI Training course follows the established modules for Social Value International standards, as outlined within the SROI Guide. There are five-half day sessions. These include:   

  • Module 1 – Purpose and scope of impact management
  • Module 2 – Identifying stakeholders and outcomes
  • Module 3 – Measuring the amount of changes
  • Module 4 – Valuing changes to outcomes
  • Module 5 – From outcomes to impact, how to avoid over-claiming
  • Module 6 – Calculations, aggregation, reporting & embedding

Click here to view the learning outcomes, standards, and the recommended reading for each module.

What Topics are Covered?
  • Why measure impact? Understanding the larger picture. 
  • Clarifying your scope/scale 
  • Identifying stakeholders 
  • Mapping outcomes 
  • Gathering data and measuring outcomes 
  • Valuing change 
  • Understanding the impact 
  • Calculating the SROI 
  • Sensitivity analysis, reporting and report assurance 

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.

Benefits to Participants
  • Build your professional network with peers applying SROI and social value principles across a variety of circumstances 
  • Increased understanding of the background and philosophy underpinning use of social value principles in every sector 
  • Enhanced knowledge of tools to measure and value outcomes, and to effectively present that information to key audiences 
  • Increased confidence in the application of social value principles across your organization, to prove and improve impact 
  • A 12-month individual membership to the Social Value Canada network, for continued professional development in impact measurement and valuation
  • A Social Value International (SVI) certificate of attendance (issued by Social Value Canada) demonstrating achievement of key step towards Social Value Practitioner Accreditation  
  • Live training sessions, with a Level 3 Social Value Practitioner and Trainer  
  • 16 hours or dedicated training, with accompanying course materials  
  • Access to course recordings for revision and or catch-up 
  • Recommended reading list to advance social value knowledge 
  • Course assignments to advance knowledge with individual feedback 
  • Access to worked examples across all sectors

For additional course details please click here