Strategy CPD


CPD-Philanthropy provides a suite of training modules across the Strategy & Planning spectrum.

Strategy & Planning training courses are open to all professionals. CPD-Philanthropy encourages cross-sectoral learning as far as professionals themselves find useful. CPD-Philanthropy offers 3.5 to 10 hour training course modules.  

Course module descriptors state indicative aims, learning outcomes, content  and relevance. Minimum numbers apply for bespoke training.

Within the broader Strategy & Planning training category we currently offer the following courses:


Scenario Planning I: the approach (Click link for more information)

How do I take advantage of the opportunities and dodge the pitfalls? Is this plan/ policy/ strategy too risky? How do we prepare for the future? In a rapidly evolving and complex world these are important questions. Scenario planning is a technique used to understand and prepare for an uncertain future. Applied by both stakeholders and management from large corporations down to governments and communities, the goal is to make better decisions.

This module will introduce you to the practice of scenario planning. It will give you the tools to understand how the future can evolve and how to reach a desired future.

Scenario Planning II: the implementation (Click link for more information)

Building on skills and awareness of scenario planning approaches, this module will introduce you to the techniques used to explore and vision the future within scenarios, how to move to structured scenarios of the future and how scenario planning exercises are implemented. 

Objective Oriented Project Planning (Click link for more information)

This short module, introduces you to the logic of the project cycle. It provides a systematic framework for both administration and participatory learning processes. This module is particularly relevant from accountability, transparency and result oriented perspectives.