Half Day Courses and Workshops

These 3-4 hour short coursers can be extended to a half day workshop to include an additional session on EU funding opportunities and how to approach them as above.

 A. Writing a Grant Application– Proposal skills for Engineers and Scientists

 B.  Writing a Grant Application–  Proposal skills for  the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Both these 3 or 4 hour courses evaluate and present key insights into the fundamental approach principles behind any successful grant application and develop the essential common elements of a winning bid. The courses cover the do’s and don’ts when preparing a proposal and the necessary building blocks, over and above the research context, with which to construct a successful application.

There are key differences between A and B with respect to the background perspective of the respective academic areas.

 Grant Writing Skills – the Art of a Strong Proposal – Traps, Tricks and Techniques.

This can also be delivered as a shorter 2 hour introduction.
The 3 or 4 hour presentation/workshop covers the art of Grantmanship and is designed for all types of grant applications covering the do’s and don’ts when preparing a proposal together with the necessary building blocks, over and above the research context, with which to construct and optimize the application.

 How to write a Business Case – Training Workshop

A 3 hour/half-day, interactive session that shows how to put forward a business case to justify projects; tools, techniques, infrastructure and expertise needed.  To provide an enhanced understanding of what exactly goes into writing a compelling business case key elements covered include, understanding the essential elements which need to be in a good business case, acquiring a practical framework for a comprehensive and persuasive business case, working through the components of a business case to present the case persuasively.

 Leverhulme Trust or Wellcome Trust Introductory Workshop

This half day interactive session is designed to familiarise participants with the aims and objectives of the Leverhulme Trust/Wellcome Trust in order to optimise your application.

**Similar themed workshops are also available for all RCUK councils, Innovate UK, TSB and Newton Fund**