Impact - Monitoring and Evaluation

Show Off Your Data

This course will explore ways to present data to audiences, how to map and target different stakeholders and how visuals and graphics can be used to enhance reporting and messaging by presenting statistical information or data in engaging and impactful ways.

Who is this course for?

No previous experience of report writing or displaying data is needed for this course. The course is suitable for anyone who is responsible for preparing reports to funders, annual reports, and other promotional materials for a service.

Eligibility for free or discounted courses:

This Impact course belongs to the 'Impact – Monitoring and Evaluation' bundle, that includes all 3 Monitoring and Evaluation courses. Buying a bundle will enable you to save 10% off all 3 courses. To buy the bundle, go onto the Course Catalogue and view the white panel on the right-hand side. You will be able to view the discounted course combinations in ‘BUNDLES’. When purchasing a bundle, you will also be able to redeem any relevant coupons that you are eligible for (see below).

We offer this course as free or discounted to specific groups of organisations. This currently includes Women’s Aid member organisations, London-based organisations, and ‘By and for’ organisations. Specialist ‘By and for’ services are run by and for the communities they serve, such as for Black and minoritised women, Deaf and disabled women and LGBT+ survivors.

If your organisation belongs to one of these groups, the coupon codes available for your team are visible in the ‘Noticeboard: Opportunities and discounts’ section of this page:

When purchasing your course, you will be able to enter the relevant coupon on the payment information page. Usage of the coupon codes is monitored regularly to ensure the coupons are not misused by any individual or organisation.
  • Guide to our On Track and Impact eLearning Courses
  • Pre-Course Survey
  • Introduction Video: Show Off Your Data
  • Video: Categorising Data Types
  • Match Up: Categories of Data
  • Video: Examples of Women's Aid Data
  • Example Report: Nowhere To Turn - 2022 Full Report
  • Video: Stage 1: Get to Know Your Audience
  • Fill in the Gaps: Stakeholders, Power and Interest
  • Video: Stakeholders, Power and Interest
  • Video: The Power and Interest Matrix
  • The Power and Interest Matrix - Printout
  • Video: Stage 2: What Do You Want Your Audience To Know?
  • Video: Stage 3: Communicating Visually
  • Fill in the Gaps: Visual Information
  • Video: Communicating Visually Part 2
  • Women's Aid Ireland - 2020 Annual Impact Report Video
  • Assignment: Data Presentation
  • Video: Stage 4: Written Reports
  • Example Report: Change That Lasts Impact Briefing
  • Video: Stage 5: Charts and Graphs
  • Information about Excel Demos
  • Demo: MS Excel Tutorial - Create a Table From Start to Finish
  • Demo: MS Excel Tutorial - Create a Graph From Start to Finish
  • Video: Charts Checklist
  • Video: Stage 6: Infographics
  • Assignment: The Pros and Cons of Infographics
  • Upload Your Assignment: The Pros and Cons of Infographics
  • Video: Why Use Infographics?
  • Assignment: Reviewing an Infographic
  • Upload Your Assignment: Reviewing an Infographic
  • Assignment: The Importance of Reviewing Infographics
  • Upload Your Assignment: The Importance of Reviewing Infographics
  • Assignment Answers: The Importance of Reviewing Infographics
  • Canva Tutorial: Infographics
  • Video: Infographic Checklist
  • Summary Quiz: Show Off Your Data
  • Post-Course Survey
  • Course Handout
Completion rules
  • You must complete the test "Summary Quiz: Show Off Your Data"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 2 years