FTC77 – Plan Advocacy Campaigns and Workshops Course (US: 110063)

US Title: Plan advocacy campaigns and workshops in development practice

US No.: 110063

8 credits [Core]

NQF Level: 5

Practitioners will write up facilitation plans for workshops and advocacy programmes and monitor the implementation of those plans. They will evaluate and review facilitation plans and integrate findings in future workshops and advocacy programmes. Outcomes include:

  • Outline facilitation plans for workshops and advocacy programmes,
  • Consult all relevant stakeholders to engage facilitation plans for workshops and advocacy programmes,
  • Write facilitation plans for workshops and advocacy programmes,
  • Monitor the implementation of facilitation plans for workshops and advocacy programmes, and
  • Evaluate and review facilitation plans for workshops and advocacy programmes.

Course content

Campaigns are a very important part of the work of a community activist. They are often the main way that one can interact with the public and get the organisation’s message out to people. You can use campaigns to mobilise and involve people in your work. You can also use campaigns to pressurise decision-makers, to educate the public, and to change behaviour.

Topics in this course include:

  • The purpose of advocacy campaigns.
  • Researching and analysing the campaign.
  • Research and analysis before you can develop a campaign strategy.
  • Mobilising strategies.
  • Drawing up a campaign plan and budget.
  • Lobbying.

Who should attend this course?

The Plan Advocacy Campaigns and Workshops Course is an accessible way for existing or aspirant community development workers to obtain a basic qualification in the field.

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