Applied Theory of Change Course

Map your journey from vision to impact

Theory of Change is a powerful thinking tool to help organisations and teams to get clear on how their actions will lead to the impact they want to create.
Format

Online
Course

Starting date

October
25

Duration

6 weeks
24 Hours

Price starting from

$1220
AUD

APPLIED THEORY OF CHANGE COURSE

Course Outcomes

Advance strategy integration

To ensure the success of your change program, your Theory of Change not only needs to clearly articulate the roadmap to achieving the desired outcomes, but also align with your broader organisation strategy.

Build frameworks collaboratively

Learn to construct your Theory of Change collaboratively, engaging your entire team. This approach ensures alignment and enriches your strategy with diverse insights, fostering a shared direction and enhancing organisational collaboration.

Visualise and communicate with impact

Achieve greater understanding, buy-in and support by communicating your ToC with clear, engaging visuals to explain how what you do will achieve your desired outcomes. 

Learn practical skills for real-world challenges

Equip yourself with the skills to address common challenges like communicating and operationalising complex strategies, facilitating stakeholder collaboration, and articulating realistic outcomes. This course provides the tools and confidence to navigate these issues, transforming abstract concepts into concrete results.
Easy as one, two, three

Choose your package

Basic

$1220 AUD
This package includes:
  • Comprehensive course materials, tools, and interactive content
  • Weekly one-hour virtual sessions led by your expert course mentor
  • Free enrolment into additional resources
  • PDF course Handbook
  • One 45-minute one-to-one coaching session  
  • Two 30-minute one-to-one coaching sessions  
RECOMMENDED

Standard

$1670 AUD
This package includes:
  • Comprehensive course materials, tools, and interactive content
  • Weekly one-hour virtual sessions led by your expert course mentor
  • Free enrolment into additional resources
  • PDF course handbook
  • One 45-minute one-to-one coaching session  
  • Two 30-minute one-to-one coaching sessions  

Premium

$2570 AUD
This package includes:
  • Comprehensive course materials, tools, and interactive content
  • Weekly one-hour virtual sessions led by your expert course mentor
  • Free enrolment into additional resources
  • PDF course handbook
  • One 45-minute one-to-one coaching session  
  • Two x 30-minute one-to-one coaching sessions
If you purchase a standard or premium package using a discount, the discount will be applied to the basic course fee portion of the package, the 'upgrade' portion of the fee is not eligible for discounts.
Easy as one, two, three

Choose your package

RECOMMENDED

Standard

$1670 AUD
This package includes:
  • Comprehensive course materials, tools, and interactive content
  • Weekly one-hour virtual sessions led by your expert course mentor
  • Free enrolment into additional resources
  • PDF course handbook
  • One 45-minute one-to-one coaching session  
  • Two 30-minute one-to-one coaching sessions  

Basic

$1220 AUD
This package includes:
  • Comprehensive course materials, tools, and interactive content
  • Weekly one-hour virtual sessions led by your expert course mentor
  • Free enrolment into additional resources
  • PDF course Handbook
  • One 45-minute one-to-one coaching session  
  • Two 30-minute one-to-one coaching sessions  

Premium

$2570 AUD
This package includes:
  • Comprehensive course materials, tools, and interactive content
  • Weekly one-hour virtual sessions led by your expert course mentor
  • Free enrolment into additional resources
  • PDF course handbook
  • One 45-minute one-to-one coaching session  
  • Two x 30-minute one-to-one coaching sessions
If you purchase a standard or premium package using a discount, the discount will be applied to the basic course fee portion of the package, the 'upgrade' portion of the fee is not eligible for discounts.

Course overview

Our learners love us

It spans the whole gamut
The course was very well organised and introduced some interesting new concepts. Whether you are implementing a project or leading an organisational strategy. It spans the whole gamut. 
Manager, Evaluation
The course was engaging, in depth
I was seeking a deeper understanding in learning how to facilitate a Theory of Change. The course was engaging, in depth and facilitated by experts and The practical application exercises were really helpful.
Anonymous Learner
The content was well thought through and the course well organised
I felt like the content was well thought through and the course well organised with a range of material. There were lots of resources available to expand my understanding.
Independent Consultant

Frequently asked questions

Why learn with Clear Horizon?

For nearly two decades, we have worked with changemakers across some of the world’s best-known NFPs, NGOs, and social enterprises, such as The Great Barrier Reef Foundation, Menzies Foundation, Care, and Oxfam Australia, to name a few.We are dedicated to empowering changemakers from projects of all sizes by equipping them with practical and rigorously tested methods and knowledge. Our online courses are be packed with valuable knowledge and carefully crafted to be completed alongside your work and other obligations.

Who is this course designed for?

  • Social change leaders.
  • Government and philanthropic funding managers.
  • Changemakers looking to grow their skillsets.
  • Monitoring & Evaluation professionals ready to incorporate learning into their evaluation practice.
  • Aspiring and seasoned project evaluators.

How do your online courses work?

Each of our courses offers quality multimedia content delivered via our learning platform that can be completed anytime from any device, wherever you may be. As part of offering a personalised learning experience, we have integrated a one-hour live virtual session per module. We know it can be difficult to balance work/life/study, so attendance is not a requirement but we know you will find it a high-value use of your time. Feedback from learners is that they have enjoyed interacting during these sessions. But don’t worry if you can’t make it. We post recordings of the session afterwards. We also offer moderated forums encouraging learners to share their experiences and hear more from our mentors. 

When do the virtual session run?

Virtual sessions for this course will run on Thursday mornings between 11 and 12:15pm (AEST).

Sessions are scheduled on the following dates:
  • 2 May
  • 9 May
  • 16 May
  • 23 May
  • 30 May
  • 6 June


All virtual sessions are recorded for those who can't attend and remain available for 6 months from the date of recording.

How will personalised coaching benefit my learning?

Opting for the standard or premium package secures one-to-one time with Lee-Anne Molony, Partner and Director at Clear Horizon. This time is devoted to tackling the questions you have in applying your learning to your specific context and making sure your coursework sets you up for success.

What are the differences between this course and the Complete Guide to MEL course?

This course builds on the foundational ToC content covered in the Complete Guide to MEL course, or from your professional evaluation experience. There are many ways to approach ToC development depending on your program, organisation and context you are operating in. In this course, you will deep dive into a variety of approaches, learn which suits particular circumstances, and gain confidence to facilitate ToC processes yourself engaging key stakeholders in the process.  

If you are after an entry-level understanding of Theory of Change, check out our Complete Guide to MEL course.
COURSE EXPERTS

Meet our team

Jess Dart
Course Author
Chief Evaluator, Founder
Inventor of practical methodologies and a highly sought-after facilitator, Jess navigates complexity with comfort and helps her clients to clarify their desired outcomes and how to get there.Jess has over 25 years’ experience in evaluating and designing social change initiatives in Australia and overseas. She is passionate about developing real-world evaluation and strategy for social justice and sustainability. In particular, she works with systems change interventions, large-scale strategy and social innovation.
Lee-Anne Molony
Lead Mentor
Partner/Group Director
Lee-Anne Molony excels in supporting clients to bring disciplined thinking to their monitoring and evaluation challenges (M&E), working with organisations to plan for and implement M&E at the organisation, strategy, and program levels. Lee-Anne’s role is increasingly as a ‘trusted adviser’ to our clients, supporting their own effective program design and M&E planning, through mentoring, action-learning, and in-situ training or facilitated workshops. Profile
Eugene Liston
Support Mentor
Senior Consultant 
Eugene Liston is a senior consultant in the Social Impact team with a background in not-for-profit program delivery. He has a passion for supporting people to overcome barriers and reach their full potential and understands the challenges involved in balancing program delivery and measurement.Eugene has strong experience in collecting and analysing program data and loves supporting teams to visualise and summarise their hard work. He also has experience conducting quantitative and qualitative research alongside people with disability and focuses on an inclusive and empathetic approach to all his engagement.
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