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Capacity Building and Training

At Zennor we know that capacity building and staff training are critical factors in ensuring the sustainable growth of a project, organisation or partnership. We have long experience of providing high quality training and staff development to a wide range of public, private and voluntary organisations of all sizes. We are committed to sharing our hard won expertise to help our clients to reduce their reliance on consultants in the future.

Our trainers are vastly experienced and knowledgeable in their specialist fields. We have unrivalled technical expertise gained by managing funding programmes, delivering over 300 specialist workshops and auditing over 200 projects.

Our solutions

In addition to customised training sessions for your organisation and coaching and mentoring for staff, we can provide training in regional centres or at your own location.

We offer organisational capacity building and training in the following areas:

  • Project development and application writing
  • Project beneficiary recruitment and retention
  • Project management and record keeping
  • Managing trans-national projects
  • Compliance with Regulations and audit
  • Developing & improving your services
  • Networking & relationships
  • Organisational planning & development
  • Information and communications technology
  • Quality standards and legislation
  • Change management
  • New funding Programmes, project exit strategies and succession planning

“The trainer knows ESF inside and out and is a good communicator. I wish I had taken this training years ago when I first started to manage ESF projects.”


Our influence

The many organisations that have benefited from our capacity building and training services include:

  • 130 training organisations funded by London Development Agency (ongoing programme of training, one to one support and virtual learning)
  • Makesfive Ltd (training workshops and one-to-one support on quality assurance and inspection frameworks to LSC Gloucestershire’s ESF projects 2004-06)
  • Basic Skills Agency (delegates at series of specialist European Social Fund workshops)
  • Environment Agency (INTERREG IIIB and Territorial Co-operation workshop delegates)