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We are an international development consultancy
focused on creating learning spaces for social change

Established 1983   

 

 

 

Trust, Relationships & Innovation

We offer international development training coursesconsultancyin-house trainingfacilitationcoaching and events.

 

 

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We work with NGOs, bilateral and multilateral agencies, national governments, UN agencies and the private sector to build common purpose, develop potential, and discover new ways to stimulate positive change.


Featured course

Strategic Planning and Fundraising Skills

(3 days)

Organisational development for a sustainable future

£1000

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


- build a case for support and present to potential donors
- apply a variety of fundraising techniques​
- target both private and public money
- do a fundraising audit​
- write a fundraising strategy
 


 

 

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With over 37 years’ experience in international development,

we have worked with individuals and teams from more than 140 countries.

 

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Relationships

We believe trust comes from the building of relationships, from the process of knowing individuals and organisations in a way which helps to construct and de-construct ideas and assumptions people strongly relate to and believe. We appreciate that our clients continue to invite us in at key points in their own growth and regard us as consultants they can trust to work relationally with them and support their organisations, programmes and people in new and multiple ways. 

Trust

We think a key component in bringing about transformational change is the concept of trust. Trust is key in all the work we do and...
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There is an increasing engagement and commitment to Knowledge Management (KM) and Knowledge Sharing (KS) in the International Development Community. A strong feature of a successful approach, and one which we advocate on our workshops and consultancies is that to look at KM through a people lens rather than purely through ICT. This reading of KM brings attention to the real day-today relating and practices in organisations, and a focus here can truly embed and institutionalise knowledge sharing. KM needs to be understood not as an isolated discipline but as an integral part of organisational culture, when knowledge is effectively...
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Transformational processes of change can often involve conflict. When a change process challenges people´s mind-sets, identities and relationships, an organisation can feel a bit shaken. It is not easy for any of us to leave our comfort zones, neither is it easy to manage this process. What can be done when people don’t like what they see in the mirror or just refuse to look?

Although organisations have visible structures, policies and procedures in place to help regulate organisational life, there is still an invisible dimension that we commonly refer to as the organisational culture. It relates to those unwritten norms and...
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In our fast changing global context, there’s a great space of possibilities for how leadership is perceived and exercised, and scope to approach leadership thinking and concepts from different angles. Although traditional leadership and management models still have a place, for us to reach the SDG’s we must enquire into what is now required of leadership – in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world, and how we can be part of expressing fitting leadership.   

Two qualities of fitting leadership are relational and emotional skills. Leaders who develop these skills are able to mediate and create safe...
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  • WHO: UNICEF
  • WHAT: Learning workshop
  • HOW: One day training
  • WHERE: Thailand
  • WHEN: March 2019

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  • WHO: Caritas Europe
  • WHERE: Brussels, Belgium
  • WHEN: May 2019

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  • WHAT: Training course
  • HOW: One week training
  • WHERE: Brussels, Belgium
  • WHEN: May 2019

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  • WHY: To understand EAFM implementation at various levels of government and across sectors.
  • WHO: UNIDO and Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
  • WHAT: Consultancy
  • WHERE: Port Sudan
  • WHEN: April 2019

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  • WHY: To understand leadership behaviours and functions of leaders in organizations
  • WHO: SMC
  • WHAT: Leadership and Change Management workshop
  • HOW: One day training
  • WHERE: Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • WHEN: April 2019

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  • WHO: UNDP Yemen
  • WHAT: Tailor-made training
  • HOW: One week training
  • WHERE: Yemen
  • WHEN: April 2019

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Crafting Stories at 2019 KMb Forum

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Tags: Ruth Jolly, Silvia Capezzuoli, KMbForum, Workshop, Knowledge Management

Website: http://knowledgemobilisation.net/uk-knowledge-mobilisation-forum-2019/

  • WHY: To learn, share, network and create new stories in a convivial way
  • WHAT: KMbForum
  • HOW: Workshop
  • WHERE: Newcastle
  • WHEN: April 2019

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  • WHO: JA Europe
  • WHAT: Workshop
  • HOW: 3 day workshop
  • WHERE: Chisinau, Moldova
  • WHEN: 9-11 April 2019

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What our clients say

 

 'Knowledge Management' - Amira Barghout 

'Value For Money' - Ibitola Omotayo

'Monitoring and Evaluation' - Norman Moleele