Learn skills to design conservation projects which have more impact.
20% discount for Conservation Careers members available.

What is this workshop?
 An online training workshop, run over 6 weeks, with weekly live teaching sessions and pre-recorded training videos to work from in your own time.

Using up-to-date video communications software, we do everything we can to recreate the best of the interactive classroom environment, while offering you the flexibility to learn when and where you want. 

What will you learn?
In this new workshop you will be guided through each step in designing an effective and comprehensive strategy for achieving your conservation goals. You will learn how to:

  • Engage stakeholders: ensure that the right groups are involved in developing your strategy
  • Conduct a situation analysis: understand the full range of issues to consider when developing your conservation strategy
  • Define your conservation goals: clearly establish what your project seeks to achieve
  • Develop a work plan: plan the actions required to achieve your goals
  • Apply adaptive working practices: gather and evaluate the information needed to assess your project’s impact and adapt to changing conditions.

Why do this workshop?

  • Increase the efficiency and impact of any conservation project
  • Acquire a qualification in conservation strategy development
  • Get expert training and support from our team via Skype, email and Zoom
  • Have the flexibility to learn when and where you want.

The detail

Where: Anywhere (online)
When: 22nd June – 27th July 2020 (6 weeks, 3 hours learning/week)
Live expert-led sessions every week on Monday: 2 live session times available (10.00am or 6.00pm BST) to fit your work schedule. If you miss a live session you can still watch it in your own time later on.
How much: £180 (standard rate: bursaries available. See here for details)
20% discount for Conservation Careers members

See the online training page of our website for more details.



“I find the SDWC approach really user-friendly. The training has given me the skills and confidence to embark on strategy development for wildlife conservation of any sized project.” Nikki Tagg, Born Free Foundation

“Learning this way of structuring the strategy development will help me break down my work plans into more manageable tasks.” Alexa Piggott, Research Assistant, Oregon State University