Learning events and resources by theme

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.
12 June 2017
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.
23 June 2017
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.
26 June 2017
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.
28 June 2017
Business planning and project management documents

Project Management (PMD Pro) Certification

This programme enables you to achieve an internationally recognised project management qualification tailored to the international development and humanitarian sectors.
30 June 2017
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.
3 July 2017
Water droplet making a splash

How change happens: demonstrating the impact of your advocacy

This course will support experienced campaigns and advocacy specialists to improve the strategic clarity and effectiveness of their work.
5 July 2017
building blocks

Leaders series: Strengthening corporate partnerships

A series of two breakfast briefings supporting sector leaders to transform their organisation’s relationship with the private sector.
7 July 2017
Water droplet making a splash

How change happens: demonstrating the impact of your advocacy

This course will support experienced campaigns and advocacy specialists to improve the strategic clarity and effectiveness of their work.
5 July 2017
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.
2 October 2017
European Parliament glass building in Brussels

EU corridors of power

This course explains how decisions are made in the European Union and highlights where NGOs can have the greatest influence in the process.
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.
23 June 2017
Water droplet making a splash

How change happens: demonstrating the impact of your advocacy

This course will support experienced campaigns and advocacy specialists to improve the strategic clarity and effectiveness of their work.
5 July 2017
building blocks

Leaders series: Strengthening corporate partnerships

A series of two breakfast briefings supporting sector leaders to transform their organisation’s relationship with the private sector.
7 July 2017
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.
10 July 2017
crystal clear waters

Introduction to IATI publishing for development organisations

Jump into the world of IATI data publishing with both feet and come up swimming! This one day face to face course for development organisations will give you everything you need to get your data published to the IATI Registry.
11 July 2017
Graph of data

Planning and practice in monitoring, evaluation and learning

Improve and strengthen your skills and learn more about designing and adapting different approaches and methods for monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL).
13 September 2017
Team working together on the beach to pull in ropes from the sea

Theory of change essentials

Introduces the main elements of theory of change, explains how it complements other planning and accountability processes and provides ideas on how to get started.
18 September 2017
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.
19 September 2017
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.
12 June 2017
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.
23 June 2017
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.
10 July 2017
Piggy bank behind a pile of coins

DFID proposal writing and grant management

Focus in-depth on preparing a concept note for UK Aid Match or UK Aid Direct under the guidance of our expert facilitator, to work towards creating an impactful proposal with the best chance of success.
12 July 2017
European Union flag against blue ky

Putting together an EC project proposal

This course is most suitable for people responsible for fundraising from the European Commission and proposal writing for the European Commission.
5 September 2017
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.
12 September 2017
Pen in office

Commercial contracting with DFID

With donors channeling more and more funds through competitive tenders, this course gives you the insight and tools needed to increase the chances of success from your first application
21 September 2017
Calculator and pen

NEW: Winning and delivering DFID commercial contracts

This advanced level course will help you transform your organisation's performance when bidding for and delivering DFID contracts.
25 September 2017
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.
3 July 2017
Water droplet making a splash

How change happens: demonstrating the impact of your advocacy

This course will support experienced campaigns and advocacy specialists to improve the strategic clarity and effectiveness of their work.
5 July 2017
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.
2 October 2017
Panorama Westminster at dusk

UK corridors of power

Get a clear understanding of how UK policy is made and put into practice, with expert guest speakers providing an inside perspective on who to target and how to influence the political process.
European Parliament glass building in Brussels

EU corridors of power

This course explains how decisions are made in the European Union and highlights where NGOs can have the greatest influence in the process.
A group of women sitting down using tablets

Participation: principles, tools and approaches

Take this course to apply the principles of meaningful participation and be conversant with a range of tools and techniques to guide, assess and support programme-based colleagues in enhancing participation throughout the programme life cycle.
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.
23 June 2017
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.
26 June 2017
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.
28 June 2017
Business planning and project management documents

Project Management (PMD Pro) Certification

This programme enables you to achieve an internationally recognised project management qualification tailored to the international development and humanitarian sectors.
30 June 2017
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.
3 July 2017
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.
10 July 2017
Graph of data

Planning and practice in monitoring, evaluation and learning

Improve and strengthen your skills and learn more about designing and adapting different approaches and methods for monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL).
13 September 2017
Team working together on the beach to pull in ropes from the sea

Theory of change essentials

Introduces the main elements of theory of change, explains how it complements other planning and accountability processes and provides ideas on how to get started.
18 September 2017
building blocks

Leaders series: Strengthening corporate partnerships

A series of two breakfast briefings supporting sector leaders to transform their organisation’s relationship with the private sector.
7 July 2017
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.
12 September 2017
Pen in office

Commercial contracting with DFID

With donors channeling more and more funds through competitive tenders, this course gives you the insight and tools needed to increase the chances of success from your first application
21 September 2017
building blocks

Leaders series: Transforming philanthropy

Our new series of breakfast briefings, designed for CEOs and senior staff, provides an essential opportunity to explore critical issues affecting civil society organisations and their work.

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 produce online learning materials and how-to guides.

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
£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*