Lead Trainer

Dr. Adam Richards


This course is accredited by Social Value International and provides a chance to earn the Social Value & SROI practitioner training certificate.


Learn how to measure and manage social impact

Maximise the social impact of organisations by learning how to collect data that matters and leverage it for strategic and operational decisions. You will learn how to create a compelling impact strategy, measure results and generate powerful reports to inform decisions. Start learning for free to get a taste of the course!



  • Master key impact management frameworks
  • Perform root cause problem analysis and define compelling impact goals.
  • Craft a robust theory of change and a lean plan to engage with stakeholders.
  • Define indicators and leverage databases like IRIS+ to measure results.
  • Assess net impacts and perform a Social Return On Investment analysis.
  • Start to report impacts and work on embedding a culture of impact management in your organisation.
  • & more!
The course is designed for beginners and intermediate
practitioners. It grants a certificate of completion.


Highly Practical

Exercises and case studies help you put theory into practice.


The course includes tailored advise for Impact enterprises, Non-profit organisations and Impact Investors.


Opportunities to interact live with the expert, and network with your peers through an online community platform.


Follow the course whenever and from wherever you like. The course is structured in bite-sized videos!

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Alessio Start-up coach, Alterna

“As a startup coach I thought a lot about the optimal way to learn about impact management and Efiko turned out to be the best online course I can recommend.”

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Gaëlle Sr. Sustainability Consultant, EY

”I work with clients of all sizes that know that sustainability and impact become paramount within their strategy and reporting practices. Efiko allows me to combine theory and practice, in order to advise them in an efficient and impactful way.”

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Halima Associate consultant, Alvarez & Marhal

“I progressed along my learning goals far beyond what I ever thought I would on impact measurement.”

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Joanne Accredited SROI practitioner

"Great introduction to Impact Management. The learning materials are organised in small chunks that make learning easy to dip in and out of. Although I had a good understanding of impact management, the materials help me to clarify some of the principles and processes."

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Mathew Measuring Social Value Officer at MANTELL GWYNEDD CYF

"Very good course, easy free flowing slides and process. Overall very happy. The bite size feeling on the course kept me engaged throughout. The exercises are useful and straight forward. I did really like the simplicity of the course. The team has done a great job!"


Become an accredited practitioner

Efiko aims to help you grow as a person and advance your career. This course provides you with a certificate of completion delivered by  Social Value International and Efiko Academy.



Master the content of this course

The course is structured around Seven Chapters and offers you a comprehensive tool (the Impact Map) to apply your learnings to your own practise.

Learn why impact measurement is a must for any organisation targeting social or environmental objectives. Get your head around the Impact Management Project’s 5 dimensions of Impact and the 7 Principles of Social Value.


Learn how to perform root cause problem analysis and define compelling impact goals. Then, start creating your Theory of Change to strategize the impacts you aim to create.


Learn how to identify stakeholders, define clear outputs and relevant outcomes. Once you get that right, you are ready to learn how to perform a materiality test.


Learn how to find or define suitable indicators to measure social and environmental outcomes. Make use of existing databases such as IRIS+ or GVE to find the indicators you need.


Learn how to apply valuation techniques to understand what really matters to your stakeholders. Learn about the different monetization approaches to communicate about impacts in a way that is widely understood.


Learn how to differentiate the changes that result from your activities versus the interventions of others. Learn about concepts such as deadweight, attribution and displacement and measure net impact.


Learn about the importance of embedding a culture of impact management. Get practical advise on how to report impact data and implement systems for taking data-informed decisions.

What you can expect

Course characteristics

Highly practical

With over 100 exercises and over 30 case studies, theory is put directly into practice.


Learn from experts and peers through live sessions and our community platform.


Tailored for NGOs, impact funds, social enterprises, and sustainability professionals.


This course is co-created with renowned experts and practitioners from all around the world.

Anywhere, anytime

You are the lead of your own time management. Follow the course when you want, using the device you like.


Become an accredited Social Value and SROI practitioner. This course awards you with a Certificate of Completion.

Course trainers

We were honoured to receive help from all corners of the world. Experts, accredited practitioners and other professionals in the field of social impact helped us build an engaging and compelling impact management course.

Lead Trainer

Dr. Adam Richards

Adam has advised hundreds of social enterprises, non-profit organisations and impact funds on how to turn impact measurement into a strategic tool to achieve greater impact.

Support Trainer

Cecilia Pesanha

Cecilia has a wealth of experience in the impact ecosystem. Most recently, she worked for the Impact Management Project (IMP).


Become an instructor

Join our worldwide expert team and share your insights with our learners.