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Lobbying decision makers (short course)

A self-led online course about how to lobby effectively to see change in your community

2023 Available in English

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Course details

20-30 minutes

What will you gain from the course?

  • Confidence to prepare for meetings with decision-makers, how to lobby them effectively, and tips for how to best follow up with them afterwards.
  • Experience lobbying a decision-maker through a scenario.
  • Insight into how to build relationships with decision-makers.
This short course is based on a section of the Tearfund course Advocacy essentials.  

Course highlights

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  1. Discover the purpose of lobbying, who the key individuals are to build relationships with and how lobbying fits into the wider advocacy cycle.

  2. Learn how to prepare for lobby meetings, lobby effectively during the meeting and follow up afterwards.

  3. Practice lobbying through a scenario, where you attend a lobby meeting and respond to what the decision-maker says.

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What have previous learners said?

  • I liked everything… the course is great!

    Danillo Brazil

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