Speak to everyone and make the most of the expertise in the room (speakers and each other)
Just do it
Do it, it’s a great opportunity to see beyond your immediate policy areas and steal the best ideas from the sector
Ensure you give it a good chunk of time outside of the days
Plan to take your learning back to work from start
Yes do it! It’s best done when you’re 2-3 years into your campaigning career
Go into it open-hearted and open-minded! Challenge the way you are used to working
Go for it
Prepare to think. Prepare to work. Think about the sessions/topics in advance so you can get the most out of each module
It’s great, speak to as many people as possible. There’s lots to learn from everybody.
Do it, and even if you don't currently work in campaigns. It will make you really think differently. Find a way to apply it ASAP.
Do it for the learning, the project work and the networks. Working on the project over several months gave such a good opportunity to apply what we learned.
Hugely beneficial! Worth the money
Do it, a great overview & gives you some really practical tools. I will definitely be keeping my notes in reach on my desk.
Really useful and a must for anyone wanting to be a successful campaigner.
The course went beyond what I had expected and I feel I am armed with an arsenal of campaigning tools, resources + knowledge.Arthritis Research UK
I think it's a really great course overall. It's been brilliantly organised and I've really enjoyed meeting everyone- thank you all. Guide Dogs
Very interesting and thought provoking module and course. My view on how to campaign has been challenged and is being redefined.Sharon Roberts, Diabetes UK
So useful in helping you to tackle the big things that will make your campaign successful - in your own head and with others. Rachel, RSPB
Brilliant. Relevant. An investment in the future of your organisation. Maria, Stonewall Housing
NCVO's ground-breaking Certificate in Campaigning will be producing many, if not all, of the coming generation of top-flight campaign managers. Simon Burton, Life Changes Counselling
The Certificate has introduced me to a community of friendly, supportive and encouraging peers and trainers. For a campaigner in a small organisation, this really matters. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Education and Campaigns Officer
The NCVO campaigning course has been the most useful course I've done during my eight years in public affairs and campaigning... Fantastic, and highly recommended for those whose role is about making a difference. Julia, British Heart Foundation
Now he is able to communicate ideas not just to me but to our management team in a way that makes them listen. He is now really admired and respected. Course participant's line manager
The certificate took his passion, enthusiasm and imagination and gave him the framework, structure and tools to turn good ideas into really great practical ideas.
Course participant's line manager
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