Module 1: Course Overview Module 2: Impact Statements and Why You Should Write Them Module 3: Know Your Audience Module 4: Definition of Impact Module 5: How To Write an Impact Statement Module 6: Submitting Your Impact Statement Module 7: Market Your Impact
- Designed For
- Extension educators, researchers, communicators, administrators, non-profits, foundations, NGOs and government organizations.
- Online, self-paced
Your work benefits the local and global communities, the economy, the environment and more. Learn to communicate your impact and help your organization be sustainable.
Impact statements are useful tools for nonprofit groups and for Extension researchers, educators and communicators. This course gives you the tools to learn what impact statements are, how to write them, where to market them and how they can help your organization.
The online Impact Statement Reporting course combines the best practices from educators nation-wide who have been conducting impact-writing training for decades. The online format ensures consistency across trainings, provides ease of use for people with busy schedules and allows for greater accessibility. The course contains examples, resources, readings and assessments to help you become an impact statement expert.
Complete this course and earn a digital badge to share your new credential and accomplishment via Facebook, LinkedIn and more.
What you can expect
Frances Gould - Louisiana State University, Director and Professor, Public Relations & Communications, LSU Agricultural Center
Pamela Kan-Rice - University of California, Assistant Director, News & Information Outreach. Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Dave King - Oregon State University: Associate Provost, Outreach and Engagement
Joanne Littlefield - Colorado State University: Director, Extension Outreach and Engagement
Terry Meisenbach - eXtension, Communications & Marketing Director at eXtension
Faith Peppers - University of Georgia: Director of Public Affairs, Office of the Dean and Director
Janet Rodekohr - University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Communications Specialist (retired), Content Editor for Impact Statements Database
Suzanne Steel - Ohio State University: Director, College Communications, Extension