About this course

Proficiency Area: Planning.

Impact accountability is the ability to hold the organization accountable for achieving outcomes. We have three terms within this concept that are worth defining: impact, accountability, and outcomes.

In the first lesson toward your bronze Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • What is impact accountability?

  • Why does impact accountability matter?

  • What does effective impact accountability look like?

  • Impact chains, outcomes pathways, and the theory of change model.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • What you can expect in this lesson

    • Before we begin...

    • Start your Workbook!

  • 2

    What is impact accountability?

    • What is impact accountability?

    • Accountability’s Importance in Managing Outcomes and Impact

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Check Out Workbook

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