Training

Learn new skills and develop cutting-edge expertise with our highly practical training.

We’ve been developing the careers of professionals in the international development sector for over 20 years through our engaging courses. 1,294 people from 32 countries improved their knowledge through our training in 2018.

Our expert trainers deliver courses at the Bond training centre or online. We also offer bespoke charity training courses delivered in-house at your organisation’s office.

Learn about funding, project management, advocacy, leadership, monitoring and evaluation, and safeguarding.

Check out our frequently asked questions for more information on our training. Or contact us to find out more about the type of training we offer.

List of training by theme

Lighthouse

Developing good safeguarding practice

Next date
25 June 2019 9
available spaces
This practical workshop supports NGOs to develop a suite of policies and procedures that will enable good safeguarding practice in their organisation
Upcoming dates
25 June 2019 (9)
10 September 2019 (Registration closed)
17 March 2020 (Registration closed)
Team working together on the beach to pull in ropes from the sea

Theory of change essentials online

Next date
26 June 2019 22
available spaces
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.
Upcoming dates
26 June 2019 (22)
18 September 2019 (25)
22 January 2020 (25)
crystal clear waters

IATI publishing essentials

Next date
1 July 2019 16
available spaces
This 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.
Upcoming dates
1 July 2019 (16)
EU notebook

Managing EC contracts and reporting on EC grants

Next date
2 July 2019 17
available spaces
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.
Upcoming dates
2 July 2019 (17)
Wooden abacus on a desk

Project budgeting essentials

Next date
4 July 2019 15
available spaces
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.
Upcoming dates
4 July 2019 (15)
2 December 2019 (18)
Colourful loom

Project Management (PMD Pro) Certification Level 2

Next date
8 July 2019 18
available spaces
This programme enables you to achieve PMD Pro level 2 - an internationally recognised project management qualification tailored to the international development and humanitarian sectors.
Upcoming dates
8 July 2019 (18)
Trainer and participant at Bond training

Introduction to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

Next date
8 July 2019 15
available spaces
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.
Upcoming dates
8 July 2019 (15)
4 November 2019 (16)
10 February 2020 (18)
Graph of data

Planning and practice in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

Next date
9 July 2019 11
available spaces
Improve and strengthen your skills and learn more about designing and adapting different approaches and methods for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL).
Upcoming dates
9 July 2019 (11)
5 November 2019 (18)
11 February 2020 (18)
Digital data

Tools and methods for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

Next date
11 July 2019 15
available spaces
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.
Upcoming dates
11 July 2019 (15)
7 November 2019 (18)
13 February 2020 (18)
Woman in red print dress sitting on the ground with a laptop

Fundraising from foundations

Next date
30 October 2019 18
available spaces
Building relationships is crucial to successful fundraising from trusts and foundations and this course shows you how.
Upcoming dates
30 October 2019 (18)
Student doing maths on the blackboard with teacher overseeing

Putting value for money into practice

Next date
14 November 2019 17
available spaces
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.
Upcoming dates
14 November 2019 (17)
European Union flag against blue sky

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.
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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.

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
£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*