Strategic Planning and Fundraising Training Course

Strategic Planning and Fundraising Training Course

Course Preview

Theory of Change and Strategic Planning course gives you the opportunity to better understand how social change happens and your contributions to it. It also provides you with innovative tools for strategic planning. The action-learning process you engage in enables you to develop a Theory of Change to support and improve your ability as a development practitioner. The course presents you with an exciting opportunity to engage in a multi-cultural learning environment that allows you to collectively explore how to facilitate multi-stakeholders’ processes. It also enables you to critically reflect on the latest thinking around Theory of Change, and learn to use a Theory of Change approach to Strategic Planning.

Course Objectives

By the end of the training you will learn how to:

  • Critically reflect on your assumptions and their effect on influencing change
  • Explore how group dynamics affect the planning process
  • Work on your project through a Theory of Change lens
  • Understand how Theory of Change underpins Strategic Planning
  • Apply participatory methodologies to foster ownership and representation through the planning process


Module 1

Overview of Theory of Change and Strategic Planning

  • Definitions and key concepts - 4 Dimensions of Theory of Change
  • Relationship with M&E: complementarities and innovations
  • Desired change: understanding how change happens
  • Conditions of change
  • Ecosystem analysis.

Module 2

Developing a Theory of Change

  • Assess our work: attribution or contribution to change?
  • Meta-skills and self-development in the ToC process
  • Explore pathways of change: alternative ways to contribute to change
  • The power of assumptions: how does our thinking affect our actions?

Module 3

Complexity, power and learning for social change

  • Stakeholder engagement: understanding complexity and power dynamics
  • Develop pathways of change: alternative ways to contribute to change
  • Indicators of change: how we know we are contributing to change.

Module 4

Scenario Planning for Adaptive Strategies

  • Scenario Building to improving contribution strategies
  • 6 steps for future planning
  • Reflect on our assessment practices


Module 5

Returning to work and integrating learning into practice

  • Revisit M&E system from a different perspective
  • Meta-skills for facilitating Theory of Change processes
  • Learning synthesis and steps forward



The instructor-led pieces of training are delivered using a combined learning approach and comprise of presentations, practical sessions, and online tutorials. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professionals and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with Profound Research Services (PRC) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at PRC Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for travel expenses, visa application(where applicable), insurance among other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our PRC Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 74040112 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to PRC account through bank on or before C.O.B. 21st February 2022.

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Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.



Event Properties

Event Date 02-28-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 03-04-2022 1:00 pm
Cut off date 02-21-2022
Individual Price KSH 70,000.00
Location Nairobi-Kenya
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