Training and Consultancy for International Development

If you are a development practitioner looking for training or consultancy, we can help. Over the last 33 years IMA international has built a reputation as a leading provider of participatory and innovative training and consultancy for the international development sector. Capacity strengthening is at the core of our mission with Theory of Change informing our participatory approach. People choose us because we offer a chance for them to reflect on their individual practice, and learn about innovative approaches in development, that promote sustainable change on both a personal as well as a professional level. We have trained over 15,000 development practitioners from non government organisations, UN agencies, governments and the private sector across the world.

With our team of expert consultants, who have years of academic and practical experience behind them, we use the best practices from different sectors to help clients implement long lasting change. Read our newly published 2016 brochure and watch our resource videos to get an understanding of how we work. Watch and read what our clients say about us in our video testimonials and feedback centre. Alternatively you can contact us to talk directly with our UK team or country representatives in South Africa, Bangladesh, Uganda and Thailand. We are currently consulting for Malaria Consortium, Stars Foundation, FAO, HIV Aids Alliance and Practical Action.


Featured Course:

Certificate in Development Management

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Course Outline:

Through a mix of practical activities, examples of effective practice and coaching you learn how to:

  • plan a project using the logical framework
  • develop indicators and targets
  • use participatory methods for data collection and analysis
  • use your findings to stimulate learning, improvement and stakeholder buy-in
  • develop and work with a practical M&E system
  • leverage your natural ability to lead and prioritise demands
  • put into practice globally recognised management theories and tools
  • engage with current thinking on areas including motivation, influence and power analysis
  • analyse your network and prepare for those new conversations that will make a difference
  • reflect on your own leadership style and presence.

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