For more details on any of the training below, click on the links below. To book on a specific date click hereFor urgent booking enquiries, please call  +44 (0) 207 820 6361. 

Please note that you will be invoiced and payment is required before the training date – our accounts team will take credit card payments by telephone.


  • Please read our full terms and conditions before booking.
  • Complete and submit a booking form – this acts as a contract and you will be invoiced, so please do not book unless you are sure you are able to attend and are prepared to pay by the deadline.  We will hold a place open for you until the payment deadline.
  • We will invoice you on receipt of the booking form – for payment within 30 days or by the dates listed below (whichever is earliest). Payment ensures your place on the workshop*.
  • Contact us to check availability if you want to book, or pay, after the deadlines.  If a particular workshop is not fully booked we may be able to extend the deadlines, especially if you can provide proof of payment authorisation or if you pay by credit card.

All prices are subject to U.K. VAT. Fee includes refreshments, lunch and training materials.

*Cancellations and changes to your booking: Please check our terms and conditions before booking your place. We can sometimes transfer payment to another workshop subject to our terms and conditions.


Please note that we will announce Autumn 2020 dates in May or June.

3-4 June: Measuring Social Impact – London. CANCELLED. The next open training date is likely to be September. 

18 June:  Creating a Theory of Change – London. CANCELLED. The next open training date is likely to be September. 

If you have a group of 3 or more people, we may be able to arrange a date to suit you either at our office or, for an additional cost, at your venue or site. Visit our in-house training page for details.

Prices for open training

We aim to keep all our prices as low as possible so please let us know if you see any significant disparity with other, comparative, offers.

Multiple booking discounts: If you are placing a booking for more than one person on the same form, see our multiple booking reduced price packages. In any case, if we can invoice more than one booking on a single invoice there is an administration discount of at least £25 on the total invoice value. Multiple bookings must be placed at the same time with one invoice address.

Measuring Social Impact 2-day course:  £475   2 people : £920  3 people: £1,355
Creating a Theory of Change 1-day:  £295   2 people: £560  3 people: £815

Value for Money training: Please see the IMA website for prices.

All prices are subject to U.K. VAT. Fee includes refreshments, lunch and training materials.

Booking and payment must be received at least 7 days before the course unless advertised differently above or agreed when you book. Please read our full terms and conditions before booking.

Other open training

We work with IMA International to help them deliver training aimed specifically at those working within international development.

Value for Money (VfM) training

Improve development effectiveness

This unique 5-day programme, delivered in partnership with IMA International,  provides the tools and knowledge to maximise and embed value for money (VfM) approaches in an organisation, projects and programmes. You will learn about best practice in economic theory as well as how to practically apply existing and emerging tools to capture and manage for VfM.

This course is aimed at professionals responsible for the maximisation of VfM through all elements of programme and project design and delivery.  It presents the latest thinking on how to guarantee that your activities deliver maximum value to your organisation and its stakeholders. Click here for details.

Next training date to be confirmed: Value for Money (In partnership with IMA) – London. Book here.

New frontiers for development

An action-learning journey for organisational and personal development

Developed and delivered with IMA International, this learning programme is for managers and leaders within international development who want to understand and experience our approach to making connections reflectively, and turn this into practice. The learning takes place over a period of 8-12 months, with three face-to-face modules and linked remote work. It is an opportunity for personal growth and development as well as a way of cultivating resilience and critical thinking for dealing with rapidly complex change processes. For more details, click here

Module 1: Macroeconomic challenges: Introduces participants to new economic thinking in relation to key economic issues and provides techniques to critically review these issues.

Module 2: Effective organisations in the face of macro level challenges: Uncovers the assumptions, both personal and organisational, which lie behind every intervention in development and opens a debate on how to deal with complexity from an organisational leadership perspective.

Module 3: Effective leaders in a complex world: An opportunity to learn and experience the process of becoming an effective leader within your organisation in the face of macro level challenges.

For dates and locations, and to book click here.

Tailor-made and in-house training

For details click here.

Training Programme
Strategic overviews for leaders and practical training for teams.

We offer tailored on-site training and briefings on SROI, Theory of Change, measuring social impact, commissioning for outcomes and co-production, Total Contribution, measuring local economic impact, community economic development, the social value of research, and more.

Clients include local authorities, universities, public health services, NDPBs, charities, community groups, membership bodies, and responsible businesses.

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