Social Economy

Measuring Social Value

Tools and Techniques

Social value has emerged as a critical tool for evaluating the true impact of social and economic initiatives. This course offers an exploration of the methodologies, frameworks, and practical tools essential for assessing and quantifying the social benefits in different settings.

Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the theory, methodologies, and practical applications of social value measurement. Through exercises, case studies, and interactive discussions, learners will develop the skills needed to design, implement, and communicate effective social impact assessments.

The course is designed for professionals, leaders, and decision-makers across different sectors including business, non-profits, government agencies, impact investors, and researchers who are dedicated to understanding and enhancing their contribution to society. This course empowers individuals and organizations to assess their true societal impact, enabling them to make more informed decisions and foster positive change.


  • Understanding the concept of social value and the notion of societal impact
  • The importance of social value measurement for businesses, non-profits, governments, and other stakeholders
  • Different frameworks and approaches used to measure social value
  • Accurate data collection and relevant metrics
  • Valuation techniques, including cost-benefit analysis, contingent valuation, and willingness-to-pay methodologies; participants will gain an understanding of how to assign monetary values to intangible social benefits
  • Effective communication of social impact, and narratives that resonate with stakeholders. The challenges of measuring social value in a rapidly changing world, including technology advancements, shifting societal norms, and global crises
  • Implementing social value measurement within your own own organization or project
  • Emerging trends and innovations in the field of social value measurement

  Registration Offer

This course is now open for registration. Register now and get 40% off the normal price of this course.

  Course Starts


You will be registered for 12 months from the start of the course. The minimum time necessary to complete the course is 3 months.

  Course Delivery

Course materials such as videos, readings and tasks will be released over the period of your enrollment. Live online seminars are not part of the course content but may be made available as a bonus.

  Course Certificate

You will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.


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Frequently asked questions

Can I view the course material without taking the assignments?

You do not have to take the assignments at the end of the course, but there are tasks and exercises during the course that are essential to the learning process. You will need to complete these in order to progress.

How long does the course take?

If you go through the sessions week by week and complete everything as quickly as possible, the course will take around three months. However, we give you a year's registration in order to make sure that you have plenty of time.

What do I need to do for the course certificate?

There are two assignments at the end of the course. The first is a learning journal, which will be based on tasks and exercises that you have completed throughout the course. The second is an essay. Additionally, as a prerequisite, you must have successfully completed the accompanying social analysis mini-course.

Do I get feedback during the course?

Yes, you are able to engage with tutors and you will receive help and feedback where needed. We would also encourage you to engage with other learners on the course.
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