Organisation’s impact

Webinar: An Introduction to Impact

Categories: Impact & evaluation,

14 October 2020, 2pm – 3pm

Delivered through the medium of English

Webinar aim

To introduce participants to the concept of impact and what this means for their organisation.


Is impact on the agenda at your organisation? Do you want to get better at demonstrating and communicating the difference you make?
This practical webinar is an introduction to impact. It will explain what is meant by the term ‘impact’ and how you can apply it in your organisation.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the webinar participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge about what is meant by the term ‘impact’ in relation to voluntary sector organisations
  • Have increased understanding of why impact practice is important
  • Have increased knowledge of how to apply the concept to their own organisation/projects
  • Be aware of the Inspiring Impact Project, how it can support them and how they can get involved with the project

This webinar is the first in a series of seven. To get the most benefit from the programme we recommend attending all the webinars.

About the speaker

Alain Thomas has over 20 years experience of designing and carrying out evaluations for organisations across Wales, the rest of Europe and the developing world using a range of approaches. He specialises in participatory techniques and has made it his mission to de-mystify evaluation and explain what are sometimes perceived as complex processes as clearly and simply as possible.

Who the session is for

This webinar is an introductory session which will be most useful for people who are new to impact practice or who would like a refresher on this topic. No previous knowledge will be assumed.