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ANDE ESEA Metrics Learning Lab#3: Impact Monitoring with Vera Solutions

ANDE East & Southeast Asia Metrics Learning Lab Series co-led by Vera Solutions: From Inputs to Insights – Using Technology to Monitor Programs and Amplify Impact

8/26/2019
When: Monday, 26 August, 2019
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Bangkok Time)
Where: Asia Centre at Phayathai Plaza Building | 17th Fl. Phayathai Plaza Building (Phaya Thai BTS Station)
Bangkok 10120
Thailand
Contact: Sarita Worravitudomsuk
+6691 009 1590


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ANDE ESEA Metrics Learning Lab Series #3

 

Monday, August 26th | 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

 

Phayathai Plaza Building | Bangkok, Thailand

Asia Centre, 17th Floor at Phayathai Plaza Building

Close to Phaya Thai BTS Station (Exit 1) Venue Map

 

 

Impact Monitoring Workshop

 

From Inputs to Insights – Using Technology to Monitor Programs and Amplify Impact


Led by Utsav Poddar, Partner - Consulting, Asia Pacific at Vera Solutions

 

About Vera Solutions:

Over the past eight years, ANDE member Vera Solutions has worked with 275+ organizations across 50+ countries providing cloud and mobile solutions used to make data-informed decisions, thereby enabling better, faster program delivery. 

About the session:

Following up from our Metrics Learning Lab Launch - Aligning Expectations on Impact Measurement (March 2019) and an Impact Management with Social Value UK, now join ANDE member Vera Solutions for an interactive discussion around Impact Monitoring. In this session, Vera Solutions will address the challenges faced by foundations, impact investors, and non-profits when it comes to managing and monitoring impact.

The session will showcase how technology can effectively feed into the management, evaluation, and improvement of social sector programs. Vera will share important factors to consider when choosing the right tools and platforms for managing a global portfolio of grants, programs, and investments.

Vera Solutions will demonstrate an out-of-the-box solution enabling donors, investors, and capacity developers to trade in complex spreadsheets and disparate report documents for real-time and actionable insights.

If you fall into any of the categories below, this workshop is for you!

  • You are in the social or environmental space; managing projects that need to report outcomes to funders and beneficiaries.
  • You are a social entrepreneur who wants to know about the proper process to measure impact and how to evaluate tools and systems.
  • You are a funder looking for ways to quantify and qualify the effectiveness of your contribution.
  • You are an impact investor looking for ways to track financial and impact results for your portfolio.
  • You are already measuring your impact but would like to implement a more holistic approach towards impact management.
  • You are curious to learn more about the importance and the ways organizations are managing their impact. 

Agenda:

8:30 AM - Registration

9:00 AM - Welcome Remarks

9:10 AM - Pillars of Impact Measurement

1. Sound Strategy
            o What is Theory of Change? What is a Logical Framework?

2. Appropriate Tools/Systems
            o What are the common needs across organizations?
            o Provide a framework for choosing a technology tool 

3. Well-defined Processes
            o What is the data cycle? How does it play into strong impact monitoring?

4. Human Capacity
            o What is the role of staff in effective impact monitoring?


9:50 AM - Coffee break

10:00 AM - ‘Fireside Chat' case study by AVPN - Asian Venture Philanthropy Network

10:30 AM - Real-time use cases (activity-based session)

11:00 AM - Introduction to Amp Impact, a technology tool to monitor, measure, and manage impact & Case Study

12:00 PM - Lunch and Networking (lunchbox & refreshment will be provided)

 


 

 

About the Speaker:

Utsav Poddar | Partner, Consulting - Asia Pacific | Vera Solutions


As Partner, Consulting - Asia Pacific at Vera Solutions, Utsav's work includes designing and delivering highly flexible, scalable, and user-friendly mobile and cloud-based data solutions for program monitoring, management and impact measurement for social impact organizations within fields such as health, education, development, and human rights.

 

 

Alfred Junhaw Poon | Tech and Data Lead | AVPN - Asian Venture Philanthropy Network

 

He is a geek by nature, adman by passion, and holds a Masters in Nonprofit Communications from Indiana University. Alfred spends his time building communications infrastructure that brings people together. Prior to joining AVPN, Alfred has consulted for Social Purpose Organisations in over thirty countries, bringing his unconventional mix of nimble technology to enable data driven communications.

 

 


 

About ANDE East & Southeast Asia's Metrics Learning Lab Series:

This Learning Lab provides a space to discuss and collaborate on measurement practices among ANDE members and partners, including standardization of metrics, developing evidence-based practices for our field, using impact data to make decisions, and creating a culture of measurement in East and Southeast Asia. 

For those who missed our Metrics Learning Lab Launch on "Aligning Expectations on Impact Measurement", check out the following resources:


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