Open training calendar

For more details on any of the courses below, click on the links. To book click hereFor urgent booking enquiries, please call the general switchboard on  +44 (0) 207 820 6300.  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.


Training dates

Please book before the deadline where one is quoted. Contact us to check availability if you want to place a booking after the deadline.

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 agreed otherwise when you book. If payment is not received at least 24 hours before the training date, a late booking administration charge of £20 may be applied. Please read our full terms and conditions before booking.

Cancellations and changes to your booking:  Refunds and transfers may not always be possible. Please check our terms and conditions before booking your place.


16 April:   Commissioning for Outcomes & Co-production – London. BOOKING CLOSED. Contact us you are interested in a group or in-house workshop


9 May:     Executive briefing: Social Return on Investment (SROI) – London. Book here by 28 April.


5-6 June:     Measuring Social Impact – London.  Book here by 7 May.

12 June:     Creating a Theory of Change – London.  Book here by 15 May.

26-27 June:  SROI accredited training – London. Book here by 15 May. Please note this course sells out quickly.


If you have three or more people wanting to join our open training but cannot make the dates above, please contact us.


Prices and discounts for open training

Reduced prices for registered charities
Our charity prices are only applicable to charities registered with the UK Charities Commission or an equivalent non-UK charities registration body and who are able to quote a registered charity number. Our standard prices apply to all other organisations and individuals – including students, sole traders, social enterprises, public services, CICs, and community benefit societies. We aim to keep all our prices as low as possible.

Multiple booking discount: If we can invoice more than one booking on a single invoice there is an administration discount of £25 on the total invoice value.
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2-day courses/packages:

SROI training:    £570    Reg. charity  £520
Measuring Social Impact:    £495    Reg. charity £445
Communicating Impact Programme (two 1-day workshops booked on the same form):   £575       Reg. charity £525   

1-day workshops:

Social Return on Investment – SROI (full day): £395  Registered charity £345
Creating a Theory of Change:                                £295   Reg. charity  £255
Commissioning for Outcomes:                              £295   Reg. charity  £255
Communicating Impact: Storytelling:                 £345    Reg. charity  £305 
Communicating Impact: Data Visualisation:    £345      Reg. charity  £305

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 agreed otherwise when you book. If payment is received after the published deadlines, a late booking administration charge of £20 may be applied. 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.