Social Impact Evaluation Principles and Practices

This course introduces the principles and practice of evaluating the effectiveness of program activities using evaluative and strategic thinking.
QUT EX course facilitator

Your expert facilitators Dr Ruth Knight & Jill Lovell

Dr Ruth Knight

Ruth Knight is an experienced trainer, researcher and evaluator who has been working in the nonprofit sector for more than 30 years. Ruth is passionate about facilitating conversations about social outcomes, logic modelling and impact measurement. She has undertaken a wide range of research and evaluations and helped organisations develop strategies, tools and approaches to ensure they are compliant, innovative and developing a continuous improvement culture. Ruth provides practical and high energy workshops to create collaboration and action learning. Click here to learn more about Ruth Knight.

Jill Lovell

Jill Lovell has more than 20 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. Jill is a qualified teacher, a skilled trainer and an experienced leader in education, international and organisational development organisations. Her expertise is program evaluation in cross-cultural contexts. Jill is passionate about designing and developing strategy, programs, and evaluation tools that empower people and communities to address their needs.

QUT EX course testimonial

"A great way to learn and sharpen my focus on measuring what matters most in the work I lead."

“The Social Impact Evaluation – Principles and Practices offered by QUTeX and Hand Heart Pocket is the perfect offering of theory, practice, activities and tools to measure the real impact of the work we do in our communities.  The coursework provided by the team at The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies is well crafted to meet the needs of leaders, program leads for organisations creating social impact for their clients. Personally I have found the course materials, the group activities and meeting other like minded not for profit leaders, a great way to learn and sharpen my focus on measuring what matters most in the work I lead.  I would highly recommend this course to others interested in measuring all aspects of program delivery and impact, and connecting with other wonderful likeminded leaders of social change”. Click here to hear more from Chris.

Chris Seiboth

Executive Lead, Lutheran Services