Engagement Training

Since 2009 Tanya has been a provider of the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Foundations Training and Certificate for clients around the world. She has delivered training in person throughout the UK, Australia, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, South Africa and Yemen. IAP2 is an international association of members who seek to promote and improve the practice of public participation in relation to individuals, governments, institutions, and other entities that affect the public interest in nations around the world. For more on IAP2 visit the IAP2 website.

Tanya also regularly delivers training at the International Association for Impact Assessment annual conferences, bringing together IAIA and IAP2 approaches to best practice impact assessment and public participation. The next training for IAIA can be viewed here.

The IAP2 Foundations Program in Public Participation provides practitioners at all levels with a broad-based learning experience covering all the foundations of public participation.  IAP2 Training provides useful and effective tools for communicating public participation concepts.  Each course is designed to provide the fundamentals of public participation that practitioners from around the world can use to implement customised and effective programs.

Participants can undertake: 
• Module 1 Planning, a prerequisite for:
• Module 2 Techniques for effective public participation,
• Full Foundations program, comprising both Modules 1-2
• The Decision Makers course, designed to explore public participation from a decision makers perspective, and tailored to suit yourorganisation’s needs.

Our next training is taking place online in September/October 2021 for 5 days over 5 weeks.

3-day Planning Module: Day 1 – September 22, Day 2 – October 6, Day 3 – October 12.
2-day Techniques Module: Day 1 – October 13, Day 2 – October 19 2021.

9am-3pm daily (BST/GMT). Participants from other timezones welcome.

£900 for 5 day Foundations; £550 for 3-day Planning module only (pre-requisite for Techniques) (ex VAT).

Email us: tanyaburdett@essentialplanning.uk or register online here.

Other training offerings are set out below.