Insights into Social Value
SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

Cost CPD Points Duration* Exam Required
$77.27 2 123 Mins Yes

Course Details
In Insights into Social Value, we will consider what social value is and why it is becoming increasingly important. How do you measure the social impact of your work? What role does this have in decision making? Our speakers will tackle these questions and more, each presenting from their own perspective and then taking questions from the audience.

Our speakers and themes include:

Richard Gibbs is a leading financial & business economist and public policy specialist with over 25 years’ experience across Australia, New Zealand, the US, the UK and Europe and the Middle East and is the Head of National Economics Advisory Services for Urbis. He will begin by sharing a number of projects both local and from overseas. He will explore the following challenges:

How do you measure social value?
How do we truly unlock social value? Examine how social value is maximised when the built environment allows for resilient, healthy communities. Understand the importance of empowering communities and allowing a sense of pride.
The role of social value in placemaking.
The role of social value in the assessment and reassessment of developments.
Sarah Breavington is the Social Strategy Manager for the City of Sydney, responsible for the City's social sustainability policy and action plan, “A City for All”. She will present on the following:

The City of Sydney’s approach to social sustainability, our strategic objectives and what this means in practice
An overview of measuring and valuing social impact at the City
How the City of Sydney is using social value to inform decision making
Margot Black, Head of Sustainability and Community, Charter Hall. Details on Margot's presentation announced shortly.

All course content is curated by the Green Building Council of Australia. Designed for maximum flexibility, this course allows you to study anytime, anywhere.

Exam Requirements
This course requires you to sit for an exam to obtain the CPD points. The exam comprises of 3 questions and has a time limit of 30 mins to complete.

All exams are multiple choice and questions are based on module content.

Questions?
If you have any questions regarding any of these online courses please feel free to contact the GBCA Office on +612 8239 6200 or send us an email.


* Duration refers to the associated video content length of time. If there is no video it refers to the time limit of the associated exam. All pricing exludes GST.