International Development Training

Whether you are in the private sector, an NGO, government department or UN agency, we have a range of international development training courses to suit your needs.

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International development training

IMA International runs participatory open training courses in South Africa, Thailand, Belgium and the UK as well as in-house training to meet your organisation-wide needs. All our courses we run as in-house training too.  We also have our new nine-month action-learning journey programme New Frontiers for Development which is held in Brighton, Thailand and Cape Town.


  • Monitoring and Evaluation for Results 10-days
    • 20 Jun 2016 - 01 Jul 2016 - Brighton, United Kingdomconfirmed
    • 19 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016 - Cape Town, South Africa
    • 07 Nov 2016 - 18 Nov 2016 - Bangkok, Thailand
    • 20 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 - Bangkok, Thailand
    • 27 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Monitoring and Evaluation for Results 5-days
    • 20 Jun 2016 - 24 Jun 2016 - Brighton, United Kingdomconfirmed
    • 19 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016 - Cape Town, South Africa
    • 07 Nov 2016 - 11 Nov 2016 - Bangkok, Thailand
    • 20 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017 - Bangkok, Thailand
    • 27 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017 - Cape Town, South Africa
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  • Value for Money
    • 26 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016 - London, United Kingdom
    • 05 Dec 2016 - 09 Dec 2016 - Cape Town, South Africa
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  • Knowledge Management
    • 13 Sep 2016 - 16 Sep 2016 - Brighton, United Kingdom
    • 18 Oct 2016 - 21 Oct 2016 - Bangkok, Thailand
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Tailor-made Training

Why people choose IMA International development training

In our customer survey* over 300 IMA alumni training particpants rated us better than other training providers they have experienced on: quality of training delivery, reputation, expertise and practical application, customer service and quality of learning materials. And rated our courses value for money.

Over a quarter of participants join our training programmes on recommendation by their organisation, networks or colleagues, whilst the majority choose us after doing an internet search for international development training providers. Our trainers are experienced development practitioners as well as qualified trainers. Our interactive training approach and dedication to making sure all our participants finish a training course confident in their ability to take what they have learnt and share with their organisation so they can have a positive impact.  We believe that through our approach to learning we can make sustainable change at both the individual and organisational level.
* IMA customer survey 2015

How to apply for our training courses:

  • choose your course and fill in our online application form or email us.
  • we check your learning objectives.
  • we contact your sponsor to confirm they will pay the tuition fee.  We are unable to sponsor you ourselves.
  • when your sponsor confirms they will pay the fee, we send the sponsor the invoice payment and a confirmation email to you. We also attach a visa support letter you can send to the relevant embassy if you need one.
  • your sponsor pays the invoice.
  • courses are confirmed four weeks before the course start date.  This dependant on the number of people who confirm attending. We send you a welcome pack full of useful information so you can book flights and accommodation. If we cancel a course and you have already paid, we give you a full refund and also give you a 15% discount on future course bookings.
  • please try to arrive at the training venue the day before the course starts.

Application Process:

  1. Complete your application form
  2. IMA reviews your application
  3. Your Sponsor confirms budget
  4. IMA receives your payment
  5. Course is confirmed and you receive your Welcome Pack.
  6. Book your flights and accommodation
  7. Course starts


If you have any questions regarding your application or sponsorship, please call IMA International on 01273 833030.


Want to know more?

See our course calendar to book a place on a course. If you have any questions about our in-house or open courses just contact us. You may also find the answer on our frequently asked questions page.

Upcoming Courses:

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