Introduction to advocacy
Introduction to advocacy is a course presenting the basic concepts and principles of policy advocacy, focusing on the strategic approach and on the tools that are used when implementing advocacy actions.
The course helps to understand what policy advocacy is, how it works, what is its potential and why civil society organisations should/could be interested in engaging in advocacy activities.
The course is structured in 4 modules.
Introduction to advocacy
The advocacy strategy cycle
The role of power in advocacy
Working in coalitions
1. Understanding the principles and practices of policy advocacy
2. Having an overview of the methods and tools used in advocacy
Target of the training course
Development NGO’s decision makers and practitioners
Civil Society Organisation’s decision makers and practitioners
and citizens interested in the topic
A good comprehension of English is required, as all course materials are in English.
FUNCTIONING OF THE COURSE
Introduction to advocacy is a self-learning online course. Every step of the course (from presentation of the contents to evaluation) will take place exclusively on the e-learning platform. At every step, specific information and directions will be available
For any inquiry or doubts about the functioning of the platform or the course, please do not hesitate to contact the course coordinator Michela Bortoli: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The course is structured in 4 consecutive MODULES. Every module contains:
a SELF-EVALUATION QUIZ
a reading document with SLIDES to go along the videolessons
a selection of READING MATERIALS and/or other VIDEOS/WEBSITES
Subsequent modules will become available only once all the activities of the previous have been completed.
Once all 4 modules are completed, it will be possible to access to the FINAL COURSE TEST which will evaluate the acquired knowledge To pass the test a score of at least 6/10 will be required. Once the EVALUATION QUESTIONNAIRE is also completed, you will be able to obtain the ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE of the course.
Please note that all the course materials (videolessons, reading material, quizzes etc) are in English.
Enrolment and duration of the course
It is possible to start the course at any moment within one of the three annual windows.
- First window 1 October 2019 - 15 January 2020
- Second window 1 March 2020 - 31 May 2020
- Third window 1 July 2020 - 31 August 2020
To enroll, it is necessary to create a personal profile on the platform and pay the enrolment fee as indicated.
Once started, there will a maximum of 3 months time to complete the course. In the case the course it is not completed within the given time, the registration will be cancelled.
The enrolment fee is of 50 euro.
Michela Bortoli, course coordinator, Competenze per la Società Globale, CCI
Gabriel Echeverría, Competenze per la Società Globale, CCI
Gerasimos Kouvaras, Action Aid Hellas
Marina Sarli, Impact Hub
Michela Bortoli, Competenze per la Società Globale, CCI
email@example.com – Tel. + 39 348 4338534