Meaningful podcasts in the making

Open course


This crash course aims to provide you with all the relevant information and practical skills needed to launch and run a podcast that can drive your mission.

Duration: 1x4 hours

Format: Interactive live online sessions, small group (case studies, presentation, practice, group discussions)

Fee: €95 (plus VAT)

Status: Open for application

Available dates - 2023:

All times are in WET Time Zone (Hosted from Ireland)

  • Course dates
    • 27th October, Friday / 9.30-13.30

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Course Overview

This course is your go-to guide encompassing everything you need to know about starting a podcast show and using it as a tool to drive change.

What will you learn?

  • How to get started and plan your show?
    • Brainstorming ideas, fitting your show into your content strategy, different formats and styles, episode structure, finding your target audience, and more
  • How to source guests, conduct interviews, and prepare for recording?
    • Conducting engaging interviews, dos and don’ts when interviewing guests, and preparing for interviews
  • Equipment needed to ensure a smooth recording
    • Essential tools and resources to record your show, recording formats, and more
  • How to distribute and promote your show?
    • Channels to distribute your podcast, how to grow your audience and promote your show, and measure your success for continuous improvement

Who can benefit from this course?

The course will be particularly useful to impact organisations wanting to explore different methods of communication to boost their presence and reach a wider audience.

It is especially beneficial to those starting out in podcast production, looking for practical solutions.

Entry requirements

  • You need to represent an impact organisation or be involved with sustainability or social projects.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.


You will be awarded an official Impact Writing Institute certificate upon completing this course and participating in at least 70% of the online sessions.

Application to the podcast-making masterclass

Sessions are always held with a limited number of attendees to ensure plenty of space for learning and practising. Therefore places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please fill out the form below to start your application process.

Course dates - 2023
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