Key Concept of Social Impact Measurement

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17 November, 2015

SROIThis course will introduce the main concepts of social impact measurement:

  • how to define success in terms of your social impact,
  • what you should measure,
  • how to measure the impacts of your activities,
  • how to assess and value your impact and
  • how to deal with key technical challenges in social impact measurement.

This course will be delivered at an introductory/intermediate level and as such there are no pre-requisites for the course. 

Course Outline

  1. Normative ethics of social impact measurement (SIM)
  2. Social impact measurement methods
  3. Measuring impact
  4. Outcome valuation
  5. Introduction to incorporating ‘equality’, ‘fairness’ and ‘need’ in social impact measurement
  6. Special topics in social impact measurement (time-permitting)

Booking and Inquiries

To reserve a place on one of the courses, or to ask for further information please contact Danielle at sroiadmin at


Meet the Trainer

Daniel Fujiwara is Director of Simetrica, a leading research consultancy of academics and social scientists specializing in social impact measurement and policy evaluation. Daniel created Simetrica with over 10 years of experience working in senior roles in government and international organizations. 

Previously Daniel was head of cost-benefit analysis at the Department for Work and Pensions (UK) and has held senior economist positions at the Cabinet Office (UK), the Ministry of Defense (UK) and the Ministry of Finance (Tanzania), and research positions at the United Nations (UNDP and UNOPS).

An economist specializing in policy evaluation and social impact measurement, Daniel is also a member of the Wellbeing Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance (London School of Economics and Political Science) and Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Quality of Life (Chinese University of Hong Kong).

Simetrica has delivered training and advice on social impact measurement to over 500 organizations worldwide including, UK Government, Government of Australia, Government of Ireland, Government of Japan, Government of Hong Kong, Government of Poland, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank, United Nations, BP, Siemens, Toyota, Panasonic, Marks and Spencer, JP Morgan, IBM.

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