Organisation’s impact

Webinar: Making sure your findings are robust

Categories: Impact & evaluation,

02 February 2021 | 2pm – 3pm 

Delivered through the medium of English

Webinar aim 

Come to this practical webinar to find out about tools and techniques for making sure that the data you gather is robust.


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 gathering robust data for the purposes of evaluation and to demonstrate your impact. It will outline quantitative and qualitative methods, approaches to sampling and techniques for making sure your data is robust.

Learning Outcomes 

By the end of the webinar participants will:

  • Have increased understanding of different kinds of data
  • Have increased knowledge of quantitative and qualitative approaches to gathering data and sampling
  • Have increased understanding of techniques to make data more robust
  • 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 fifth 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.