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

Bond Awards 2018

Bond International Development Awards 2019

The Bond International Development Awards showcase inspiring development and humanitarian work from the sector.
18 March 2019 (83)
World map

IATI data publishing

Bringing together Bond’s expertise in IATI and Humentum’s experience in online learning, this 2-week online course supports you to publish to the IATI data standard.
20 March 2019
5 June 2019
25 September 2019
Pen in office

DFID contracts essentials - in Washington DC

We've partnered with Humentum to run our popular DFID contracts essentials in Washington DC. It gives you the tools needed to confidently apply for funds through competitive tenders.
21 March 2019
23 July 2019
17 September 2019
Trainer and participant at Bond training

Introduction to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

This one-day course will introduce the principles and approaches of of monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning that underpin good quality programme planning and implementation.
25 March 2019 (12)
8 July 2019 (18)
4 November 2019 (18)
10 February 2020 (18)
Graph of data

Planning and practice in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

Improve and strengthen your skills and learn more about designing and adapting different approaches and methods for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL).
26 March 2019 (9)
9 July 2019 (17)
5 November 2019 (18)
11 February 2020 (18)
Digital data

Tools and methods for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

This practical, one-day course gives you a thorough grounding in a range of participatory monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) methods, tools and approaches.
28 March 2019 (12)
11 July 2019 (17)
7 November 2019 (18)
13 February 2020 (18)
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 (15)
18 November 2019 (18)
Pen in office

DFID contracts essentials - in Washington DC

We've partnered with Humentum to run our popular DFID contracts essentials in Washington DC. It gives you the tools needed to confidently apply for funds through competitive tenders.
21 March 2019
23 July 2019
17 September 2019
Trainer and participant at Bond training

Introduction to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

This one-day course will introduce the principles and approaches of of monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning that underpin good quality programme planning and implementation.
25 March 2019 (12)
8 July 2019 (18)
4 November 2019 (18)
10 February 2020 (18)
Graph of data

Planning and practice in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

Improve and strengthen your skills and learn more about designing and adapting different approaches and methods for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL).
26 March 2019 (9)
9 July 2019 (17)
5 November 2019 (18)
11 February 2020 (18)
Digital data

Tools and methods for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

This practical, one-day course gives you a thorough grounding in a range of participatory monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) methods, tools and approaches.
28 March 2019 (12)
11 July 2019 (17)
7 November 2019 (18)
13 February 2020 (18)
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 (15)
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)
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)
Lighthouse

Safeguarding essentials

Find out what safeguarding means for your organisation and how to develop a best practice approach to ensure your organisation is equipped to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse.
24 June 2019 (17)
9 September 2019 (17)
16 March 2020 (18)
Lighthouse

Developing good safeguarding practice

This practical workshop supports NGOs to develop a suite of policies and procedures that will enable good safeguarding practice in their organisation
25 June 2019 (16)
10 September 2019 (18)
17 March 2020 (18)
Team working together on the beach to pull in ropes from the sea

Theory of change essentials online

This interactive, facilitated online course prepares you to develop a quality theory of change for your programme or organisation which meets industry-recognised quality standards as well as donors requirements.
26 June 2019 (25)
18 September 2019 (25)
22 January 2020 (25)
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.
4 July 2019 (18)
2 December 2019 (18)
Megaphone and the words speak up on a banner

Developing an advocacy strategy

This course showcases the role that effective advocacy and campaigns can play in influencing change. It will take you through the process of developing an advocacy strategy and how to make choices about the appropriate approach for your organisation.
24 September 2019 (18)
14 January 2020 (18)
Water droplet making a splash

How change happens: demonstrating the impact of your advocacy

This course supports experienced campaigns and advocacy specialists to improve the strategic clarity and effectiveness of their work.
25 September 2019 (18)
15 January 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.
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 (15)
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)
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)
Team working together on the beach to pull in ropes from the sea

Theory of change essentials online

This interactive, facilitated online course prepares you to develop a quality theory of change for your programme or organisation which meets industry-recognised quality standards as well as donors requirements.
26 June 2019 (25)
18 September 2019 (25)
22 January 2020 (25)
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.
4 July 2019 (18)
2 December 2019 (18)
Calculator and pen

DFID contracts in more depth - in Washington DC

We have partnered with Humentum to run our popular intermediate-level DFID contracts course in Washington DC. Take this after DFID contracts essentials to transform your organisation's performance when bidding for and delivering DFID contracts.
19 September 2019
Woman in red print dress sitting on the ground with a laptop

Fundraising from foundations

Building relationships is crucial to successful fundraising from trusts and foundations and this course shows you how.
30 October 2019 (18)
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.
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 (10)
18 October 2019 (18)
6 March 2020 (18)
Lighthouse

Safeguarding essentials

Find out what safeguarding means for your organisation and how to develop a best practice approach to ensure your organisation is equipped to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse.
24 June 2019 (17)
9 September 2019 (17)
16 March 2020 (18)
Lighthouse

Developing good safeguarding practice

This practical workshop supports NGOs to develop a suite of policies and procedures that will enable good safeguarding practice in their organisation
25 June 2019 (16)
10 September 2019 (18)
17 March 2020 (18)
Team working together on the beach to pull in ropes from the sea

Theory of change essentials online

This interactive, facilitated online course prepares you to develop a quality theory of change for your programme or organisation which meets industry-recognised quality standards as well as donors requirements.
26 June 2019 (25)
18 September 2019 (25)
22 January 2020 (25)
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.
4 July 2019 (18)
2 December 2019 (18)
A young man holds a cell phone and takes a picture pointing it towards the camera, Mazabuka, Zambia

Innovation essentials

Get to grips with the key principles and stages of innovation, and practise using innovation techniques that can be incorporated into your organisation’s everyday work to help you develop new and better solutions.
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.
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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.

Liz Allen
Excellent content and highly experienced and knowledgeable trainer.
Liz Allen, ORBIS UK

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*