Events and training

We run a range of events and training to help you be more effective and share expertise. This includes the Bond Annual Conference and Awards, Europe’s biggest international development event.

We’ve been developing the knowledge and skills of professionals in the sector for over 20 years through our highly practical courses. Our expert trainers deliver courses at the Bond training centre, online or in-house at your office.

To see answers to some frequently asked questions about our training, click here, To find out more about the events and training we offer, contact us.

List of events and training by theme

Colourful loom

Project Management (PMD Pro) Certification Level 2

This programme enables you to achieve PMD Pro level 2 - an internationally recognised project management qualification tailored to the international development and humanitarian sectors.
29 March 2019 (16)
Rural village in Madagascar with clouds overhead and children with two adults

Fundraising from institutions: preparing winning proposals

Get expert advice on what different donors require, learn how to match your objectives to theirs and gain practical experience by appraising elements of a proposal from a donor perspective.
2 April 2019 (16)
18 November 2019 (18)
Student doing maths on the blackboard with teacher overseeing

Putting value for money into practice

This one-day introduction to value for money will build your confidence and skills of using VFM techniques when designing programmes and preparing proposals and budgets for institutional donors.
30 April 2019 (14)
14 November 2019 (18)
Team working together on the beach to pull in ropes from the sea

Theory of change essentials

Learn what a theory of change is and work through the key stages in developing one. Discover key principles, apply best practice and understand how it complements other planning and accountability processes.
14 May 2019 (16)
11 November 2019 (18)
Man looking at Europe on a world map

Impact assessment and evaluation

Provides a clear conceptual overview and very practical guidance on designing a simple, user friendly and useful impact assessment process.
15 May 2019 (14)
12 November 2019 (18)
Small globe in child's hands

Introduction to international development

This course quickly brings you up to speed with the most important global issues and emerging debates in international development.
4 June 2019 (18)
3 December 2019 (18)
Woman deciding where to place a post-it note on a categorised flipchart

Managing the project cycle

Find out all you need to know about how to plan, run and manage an international development project, with a specific focus on the practical planning and implementation phases.
10 June 2019 (18)
14 October 2019 (18)
2 March 2020 (18)
Spiral staircase

Building financial sustainability and re-imagining organisations

This course, delivered in partnership with Cass Business School, Centre for Charity Effectiveness, supports charity leaders to develop new strategies and business models for a changing and challenging landscape.
11 June 2019 (29)
Student doing maths on the blackboard with teacher overseeing

Putting value for money into practice

This one-day introduction to value for money will build your confidence and skills of using VFM techniques when designing programmes and preparing proposals and budgets for institutional donors.
30 April 2019 (14)
14 November 2019 (18)
Team working together on the beach to pull in ropes from the sea

Theory of change essentials

Learn what a theory of change is and work through the key stages in developing one. Discover key principles, apply best practice and understand how it complements other planning and accountability processes.
14 May 2019 (16)
11 November 2019 (18)
Man looking at Europe on a world map

Impact assessment and evaluation

Provides a clear conceptual overview and very practical guidance on designing a simple, user friendly and useful impact assessment process.
15 May 2019 (14)
12 November 2019 (18)
Small globe in child's hands

Introduction to international development

This course quickly brings you up to speed with the most important global issues and emerging debates in international development.
4 June 2019 (18)
3 December 2019 (18)
Woman deciding where to place a post-it note on a categorised flipchart

Managing the project cycle

Find out all you need to know about how to plan, run and manage an international development project, with a specific focus on the practical planning and implementation phases.
10 June 2019 (18)
14 October 2019 (18)
2 March 2020 (18)
Spiral staircase

Building financial sustainability and re-imagining organisations

This course, delivered in partnership with Cass Business School, Centre for Charity Effectiveness, supports charity leaders to develop new strategies and business models for a changing and challenging landscape.
11 June 2019 (29)
Goe tiles in baskets on a goe board

Project design: the logical framework approach

This course will take you step by step through the process of creating a logframe. You will get to grips with the logic, learn how to write useful indicators and think about how to verify them.
12 June 2019 (17)
16 October 2019 (18)
4 March 2020 (18)
Colourful loom

Project Management (PMD Pro) Level 1 Certification

This programme enables you to achieve an internationally recognised project management qualification tailored to the international development and humanitarian sectors.
14 June 2019 (11)
18 October 2019 (18)
6 March 2020 (18)
Pile of stones by the sea

Promoting a culture of respect: Sexual harassment prevention

Provides participants with the skills and resources to promote a culture of respect in their organisation and develop customised sexual harassment prevention training programmes.
building blocks

Business model innovation for NGOs

This groundbreaking programme will support leaders to create innovative, future-fit business models. It combines the expertise of strategy and innovation specialist Ian Gray and the Bond futures team.
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building blocks

Business model innovation for NGOs

This groundbreaking programme will support leaders to create innovative, future-fit business models. It combines the expertise of strategy and innovation specialist Ian Gray and the Bond futures team.
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Delivery

Face-to-face

We run a great series of courses from our training centre in London.

In-house

Our experts can deliver tailored training all over the world.

Online

We offer online learning programmes and materials.

Sophie Bauer
Really great! Wish I had done it when I started my job, it would have given me so much more confidence. Fantastic trainer, totally demystified the glamorous world of budgets.
Sophie Bauer

Standard training course prices

Band 1

Non-members

One day course
£420
Two day course
£730

Band 2

Bond members >£2M annual spend

One day course
£310
Two day course
£520

Band 3

Bond members <£2M annual spend

One day course
£200
Two day course
£310

* 10% off if you book 8 weeks in advance; 5% off 3 or more bookings.

Contact us for special discounts if you're a student or unemployed.

10%

off if you book early*

5%

off multiple bookings*