Training and Consultancy for International Development

If you are a development practitioner looking for training or consultancy, we can help. IMA international is a leading provider of participatory and innovative training and consultancy for the international development sector.

We offer the chance for people to reflect on their individual practice, and learn about innovative approaches in development that promote sustainable change. We have trained over 15,000 development practitioners world-wide from non government organisations, UN agencies, governments as well as the private sector.  See our nine-month action-learning journey New Frontiers for Development, created in partnership with NEF Consulting.

Featured Course:

Public Private Partnerships for Development

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Course Outline:

You learn how to scope and build partnerships through to managing and evaluating progress as well as impact. This interactive course provides you with an understanding of the critical issues in the formation and management of partnerships. You apply your learning through case studies, exercises and roleplays which help to build your practical skills.



Upcoming Training Courses

Who we work with

  • Our work spans the globe. See what's been happening in your region. Where we work

  • Tenzin Wangchuk, Bhutan

    This course has been an agent of change in thinking on overall perspectives. The training course builds confidence and transforms individuals and institutions with contemporary leadership and management skills.

  • Peter Ndilowe, Malawi

    IMA provide state of the art training based on principles of participatory methods and concepts that have been rigorously tested.

  • Rilwanu Usman Argugun, Nigeria

    I really enjoyed the programme. It's actualy experience sharing, very educative and motivating, with participants from diverse races.

  • Ibrahim Abubakar Mungadi, Nigeria

    My experience with IMA at Brighton, UK is memorable. I shared experiences with eight colleagues of six nationalities and became friends. I now have newer skills to handle my job in Nigeria.

  • Armelle Le Theix, Switzerland

    I came to participate in a program and ended with receiving an exceptional gift: a voyage to improving and appreciating myself. Many thanks to IMA's experts.

  • Ratnasari Wijayanti, Indonesia

    It was fun and educating. I think that now I have changed into a new person interested in leaving and sharing knowledge.

  • Rafiqul Islam, Bangladesh

    Great opportunity to meet diverse experts.

  • Nibras Sakafi, Bangladesh

    For me it was a journey of self realisation, the techniques you used were really impressive.

  • D. Emmanuel Williams, Liberia

    IMA's results-based M&E training was exceptional. Great exercises, great learning!

  • Nuno Nunes, China, People's Republic of

    The best training I've ever attended and would like to have participated on the full 2 weeks M&E course.

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    Essential EAFM in Mexico

    Supporting fisheries management in Mexico. Working with The Nature Conservancy, Mexican government agencies CONAPESCA and INAPESCA, and fisheries consultant Derek Staples, Silvia is running the Essential EAFM course in Mexico City this week. The main participants are INAPESCA and CONAPESCA fisheries agencies from both Pacific and Atlantic programmes, plus SEMARNAT (environment agency) and FAO.

    This is the 1st of a longer-term series of nine modules (online and face-to-face) planned over a 3-year for building capacity for the two main government agencies. The popular Essential EAFM course has been translated in Spanish and is running for the first time in the central and Latin America region. Spanish materials and an online version, in both English and Spanish, will be available soon at www.eafmlearn.org