Define Your Impact

After determining the impact goal, i.e. what exactly you want to measure and for whom, you can start drawing up the Theory of Change.

It is a process you ideally do with your colleagues, experts (by experience) and some main stakeholders. The first time it may take a while to get used to the specific way of thinking, but with each revision the way of working becomes more familiar and the theory of change more refined.

Start with a visual overview of the theory of change and next write it out in a narrative.

“Creating a pathway of change is more of an art than a science. “ (Source missing)

20 minutes

This introductory session will take you approximately 20 minutes to get through, that is, if you just follow the explanations including watching the interview online-seminar.

70 minutes

With additional reading this session should take you in total about 70 minutes to complete.

4 hours

With additional reading and a review of the academic articles, journal articles or advanced concepts should take you, more like, 4 hours to complete.

In this part you find three topics:

  • Topic 1 – The Theory of Change: Basic information on the Theory of Change.
  • Topic 2 and 3  – Create your Theory of Change: Two different approaches to draw your theory of change, with a guideline to walk you through the exercises