Frameworks for Advocacy and Action focuses on the application of Theory of Change for social enterprise design and alignment. Theory of Change is a methodology that helps social enterprise leaders navigate the complexity of value creation against the backdrop of a social, cultural, or environmental problem. In essence, Theory of Change helps Cohort Members think about and describe what they aim to achieve and how they hope to achieve it.
Through a combination of live classes, reading assignments, formative assessments, and a assessment, Cohort Members learn to build a sound logical framework that aids in the design, implementation, and evaluation of a social impact initiative. The content of this course helps Cohort Members organize their thinking, connecting activities and resources to anticipated results, setting performance indicators, allocating responsibilities and resources, and helping communicate information to everyone who needs to support it.
During this course, several industry experts share Theories of Change from their initiatives and review steps taken to build clarity of their vision.
Digital copies of readings materials are made available for participants at no cost.