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 find out more about the events and training we offer, contact us.

List of events and training by theme

EU notebook

Managing EC contracts and reporting on EC grants

Demystify the European Commission’s stringent compliance rules, review your contract management obligations and get a practical handle on how to meet the EC's reporting requirements.
9 May 2018 (17)
4 December 2018 (18)
Wooden abacus on a desk

Project budgeting essentials

Using practical examples, learn how to plan, develop, monitor and report on a budget for funding proposals and projects, keep track of grants from multiple donors and monitor your cash flow.
24 May 2018 (17)
3 October 2018 (18)
29 January 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.
12 June 2018 (17)
20 November 2018 (18)
Man looking at Europe on a world map

Impact assessment: what difference did we make?

Provides a clear conceptual overview and very practical guidance on designing a simple, user friendly and useful impact assessment process.
13 June 2018 (17)
21 November 2018 (18)
Block puzzle

DFID essentials: funding mechanisms, policies and priorities

Essential preparation for those new to working with DFID. Discover DFID's key priorities, expectations and funding mechanisms and find out how to prepare for successful DFID relationships.
26 June 2018 (18)
16 October 2018 (18)
Block puzzle

DFID proposal writing: preparing a high-scoring DFID application

This practical course equips you with the essential skills and knowledge to write a strong funding proposal that fully meets DFID’s priorities and requirements.
27 June 2018 (18)
17 October 2018 (18)
Abacus

DFID grant management

This course equips you with the skills and knowledge to manage your DFID grant effectively. Learn how to approach the contracting phase, ensure robust compliance and reporting and maintain a positive relationship with DFID.
28 June 2018 (18)
18 October 2018 (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.
10 July 2018 (16)
15 January 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.
12 June 2018 (17)
20 November 2018 (18)
Man looking at Europe on a world map

Impact assessment: what difference did we make?

Provides a clear conceptual overview and very practical guidance on designing a simple, user friendly and useful impact assessment process.
13 June 2018 (17)
21 November 2018 (18)
Block puzzle

DFID essentials: funding mechanisms, policies and priorities

Essential preparation for those new to working with DFID. Discover DFID's key priorities, expectations and funding mechanisms and find out how to prepare for successful DFID relationships.
26 June 2018 (18)
16 October 2018 (18)
Block puzzle

DFID proposal writing: preparing a high-scoring DFID application

This practical course equips you with the essential skills and knowledge to write a strong funding proposal that fully meets DFID’s priorities and requirements.
27 June 2018 (18)
17 October 2018 (18)
Abacus

DFID grant management

This course equips you with the skills and knowledge to manage your DFID grant effectively. Learn how to approach the contracting phase, ensure robust compliance and reporting and maintain a positive relationship with DFID.
28 June 2018 (18)
18 October 2018 (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.
10 July 2018 (16)
15 January 2019 (18)
crystal clear waters

IATI publishing essentials

This recently updated course is for organisations receiving funds where IATI is a requirement. It gives participants the skills needed to publish data effectively and efficiently to any donor.
22 May 2018 (15)
4 September 2018 (15)
27 November 2018 (15)
28 February 2019 (15)
Woman in red print dress sitting on the ground with a laptop

Fundraising from trusts and foundations

Building relationships is crucial to successful fundraising from trusts and foundations and this course shows you how.
11 September 2018 (17)

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.

Nicola Banks
Superb. Rarely do I leave training courses having taken so much on board. The insight from the different guest speakers was invaluable.
Nicola Banks, University of Manchester

Standard training course prices

Band 1

Non-members

One day course
£395
Two day course
£645

Band 2

Bond members >£2M annual spend

One day course
£295
Two day course
£495

Band 3

Bond members <£2M annual spend

One day course
£195
Two day course
£295

* 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*