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

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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)
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Planning and practice in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

Next date
9 July 2019 7
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 (7)
5 November 2019 (18)
11 February 2020 (18)
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Tools and methods for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

Next date
11 July 2019 13
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 (13)
7 November 2019 (18)
13 February 2020 (18)
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Fundraising from institutions: preparing winning proposals

Next date
15 July 2019 13
available spaces
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.
Upcoming dates
15 July 2019 (13)
18 November 2019 (18)
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DFID contracts essentials - in Washington DC

Next date
23 July 2019
available spaces
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.
Upcoming dates
23 July 2019
17 September 2019
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Theory of change essentials online

Next date
18 September 2019 23
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
18 September 2019 (23)
22 January 2020 (25)
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DFID contracts in more depth - in Washington DC

Next date
19 September 2019
available spaces
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.
Upcoming dates
19 September 2019
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Developing an advocacy strategy

Next date
24 September 2019 16
available spaces
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.
Upcoming dates
24 September 2019 (16)
14 January 2020 (18)
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How change happens: demonstrating the impact of your advocacy

Next date
25 September 2019 16
available spaces
This course supports experienced campaigns and advocacy specialists to improve the strategic clarity and effectiveness of their work.
Upcoming dates
25 September 2019 (16)
15 January 2020 (18)
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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)
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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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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.
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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.

Rebecca Weaver-Boyes
This course’s method was really effective, taking you through a process you can easily replicate.
Rebecca Weaver-Boyes, Tearfund

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*