Organisation’s impact

Webinar: Inspiring Impact – Planning an evaluation

Categories: Impact & evaluation,

02 March 2021 | 2pm – 3pm 

Delivered through the medium of English

Webinar aim

Come to this practical webinar on how to plan your evaluation.


Is impact on the agenda at your organisation? Do you want to get better at demonstrating and communicating the difference you make?

Carrying out evaluation activities is an essential part of demonstrating your impact. This practical webinar is an introduction to planning an evaluation. It will outline good practice principles, consider issues around planning your evaluation and provide tips for overcoming problems.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the webinar participants will:

  • Have increased understanding of why evaluation is important
  • Have increased knowledge of how to plan an evaluation
  • Have increased understanding of issues that may arise and how to overcome them
  • 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 sixth in a series of seven.

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.