Language:  English  Français  Español 
Log in or Join us

Lost your login?

Join the community

Are you a consultant?
Find out how you can benefit from consultant membership

INTRAC Advocacy and Policy Influencing course - July 2013

<b>8 – 12 July 2013</b><br>
This course gives participants a thorough understanding of how to influence the policy making process in their own context to achieve policy change. You will learn skills to help you plan and deliver effective advocacy strategies; enhance your ability to lobby decision makers; and gain confidence in the ways in which you relate to different audiences. You will also have a more thorough understanding of power dynamics in an advocacy context.<br>
<b>Objectives of the course</b><br>
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:<br>
• Be able to identify different approaches to advocacy and the values and strategies that underlie them<br>
• Be familiar with the stages of the advocacy planning cycle and be better equipped to build an advocacy strategy<br>
• Be able to analyse the external environment and policy processes identify appropriate ‘levers of influence’<br>
• Be aware of power dynamics and the role it plays in achieving advocacy success <br>
• Have examined how an integrated advocacy campaign can successfully combine lobbying, media work and popular mobilisation <br>
• Have reviewed appropriate tools and methods for monitoring and evaluating advocacy initiatives. <br>
<b>Intended audience</b><br>
This course is particularly relevant to those with some experience in advocacy which they would like to build on. Those with a solid background in advocacy and several years experience may find the advanced course more appropriate.<br>
1,295.00 - £GBP (residential, includes: 4 nights accommodation, all meals for the duration of the course, course fees and materials)<br>
1,045.00 - £GBP (non-residential, includes: lunch and refreshments for the duration of the course, course fees and materials)<br>
<b>More information</b><br>
For more information about this course and our other courses please contact the INTRAC Training Team:<br>
Phone: +44 (0)1865 203040/201851<br>
Email: <a href=""></a><br>
Web: <a href=""></a> <br>
INTRAC is accredited as a non-collegiate provider by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education.

Start date: Mon 08 July 2013
End date: Fri 12 July 2013

Location: Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Event type: Other

Contact details

Website: INTRAC
Contact name: Training Team
Contact phone: +44 (0)1865 203040/201851
Contact fax: +44 (0)1865 201852
Contact email:

Contibuted by: INTRAC, on: 11 Feb 2013

Latin America & Carribean Sub-Saharan Africa North Africa & Middle East South Asia South East Asia & Pacific Far-East Asia Eastern Europe & CIS (ex USSR) Western Europe North America & Canada Australasia