Holding several Masters degrees and specialized pedagogical training on designing course content and conducting formative evaluations, our team has broad experience designing and delivering tailored trainings, lectures, and mentoring and coaching sessions to a wide range of audiences, from NGOs to public authorities, private companies, and academia.
Catalystas can tailor for your audience stand-alone lectures, substantial training seminars, workshops, and formalized courses, as well as capacity building trajectories, including mentoring and coaching sessions. We will fit each audience’s skill level and objectives, while drawing from our in-field experiences in order to enrich sessions with real-life examples.
Have a tough challenge and want to think differently around it? We design and facilitate workshops, and design and teach content in the form of workshops, online courses, and university level courses using human-centered design to break your team out of its box and come up with new, user-centered solutions to challenges.
Catalystas also provides training of trainers (ToT) programs, making use of our in-field expertise as well as our focus on innovative methodologies.
Our areas of expertise include:
Communication: Communicating as a Leader; Understanding Media; Speech writing
(Good) Governance: Diplomacy, protocol, negotiation, international relations
Project Management: Project Cycle Management, project development, risk assessment and mitigation, agile and adaptive management
Monitoring & Evaluation: How to plan an effective M&E system; How to conduct an equity-focused / developmental / empowerment evaluation…
HR management: Multi-cultural Team Management, Change Management, Leadership
Fundraising: Finding and Approaching Donors, Effective Proposal Writing, Fundraising Techniques
CSR / Social Inclusion: Understanding the concept of vulnerability, How to mainstream gender and disability in your project/organization, Ensuring the physical accessibility of your buildings and activities
Security: Terrorism and Non-State Actors, CBRN, disarmament and counter-proliferation, trade controls, international policy, extradition and cooperation treaties.
Advocacy and Civic Activism: Campaigns and their impact on (international) policy in, e.g. containing conflict financing, conventional arms control, gender inclusion, and human rights.
We can also deliver on-demand training products relevant to international cooperation, gender mainstreaming, security, peacebuilding, and humanitarian aid.
The Catalystas team is versatile and comfortable making presentations to different types of audiences, in both formal and informal training environments. We are happy to pitch messages at panels, pack insights into one-off lectures, and stage seminars and workshops – such as awareness raising efforts in advocacy endeavors. In these activities as in other training and capacity building, we are mindful of intercultural communications sensitivities.