Lagos Business School

Social Impact Assessment and Sustainability Reporting

Available dates

Nov 28, 2019
Lagos, Nigeria
NGN 90000 ≈USD 248
NGN 90000 per day


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About the course

It has become imperative for leading organisations to understand the impact of their activities and sustainability efforts on the broader ecosystem. Social Impact Assessment (SIA) – the process of analysing, monitoring and managing social issues- is vital to understanding the holistic impact of a company’s activities. SIA could, therefore, reduce risks, enhance decision-making and create value for communities. This seminar is specially tailored to enable individuals and organisations learn how to conduct social impact assessments and report sustainability information using globally recognised frameworks.

Programme Curriculum

  • Beyond Profitability: The Need for Social Impact Assessment.
  • Baseline Studies.
  • Stakeholder Engagement.
  • Social Impact Management.
  • Reporting sustainability information using global reporting standards.

Key Learning Outcomes

Conduct Baseline Studies

  • Understand the rudiments of conducting social impact assessment and materiality analysis to gain insight into business risks and opportunities.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Learn how to identify and engage host communities and other key stakeholders in creating shared value.

Design Social Impact Mitigation Plan

  • Understand how to design a social impact mitigation plan as well as the process of monitoring and evaluating social investments.

Reporting Sustainability Information

  • Learn to report sustainability information using global reporting standards.

Who should attend

Middle, senior and executive level functional managers in organizations involved in sustainability strategy development and implementation, human resources, strategy, marketing, health, safety and environment (HSE), risk management and governance.

Trust the experts

Chris ​Ogbechie

Professor Ogbechie has a first-class honours degree in mechanical engineering from Manchester University, an MBA from Manchester Business School and a PhD in Business Administration from Brunel Business School in the UK. He has vast experience in marketing, strategy and corporate governance deri...


Ijeoma Nwagwu

Ijeoma Nwagwu, Ph.D. (Harvard Law), LL.M. (Harvard Law), B.L.(NLS, Abuja) earned her doctorate in Law (S.J.D) and Masters in Law (L.L.M) degrees from Harvard Law School and was awarded the Landon H. Gammon prize for academic excellence. After attending the Nigerian Law School, Ijeoma worked as l...


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