FastTrack Funding For Profit

FastTrack Funding For Profit

Are you searching for funding and not sure how to go about it? Do you keep applying for funding and never seem to be considered? Does your institution depend upon funding for expansion and enrichment? This training course will enable you to not only prepare yourselves but also present your capabilities and strengths in the bestpossible manner.


  • Learn how prepare your organisation in order to spot the funding opportunities that you can confidently apply for.
  • Preparing the
    proposed solution is always a problem for organisations that do not normally undertake project management. This course provides the basics of project management and how to define the proposed solution to the funding objective.
  • Understand how to identify and mitigate risks found lurking in those invitations to tender
    documents. IPR’s and copyrights should always be protected and we show you how.
  • Learn about what can go wrong with a bid and how you can learn the lessons for the future.
  • Ensure that you produce a winning proposal that highlights your organisation’s strengths and
    hides your weaknesses.

Preparing Yourself

  • Reviewing your resources
  • What are your capabilities
  • The importance of partnerships
  • Your core capabilities

Spotting the opportunities

  • Matching your core capabilities
  • Show Stoppers
  • The business case

What exactly do they want?

  • Interpretation of the funding bodies activities
  • Hot spots – what they will get excited about

Can we do it?

  • Match your capabilities to their needs
  • Can you really do it and still make a profit?
  • Project feasibility

Planning your Bid

  • How are your going to do it?
  • Project Management basics
  • Architecting your solution

Presentation of your Bid

  • Presenting your solution
  • Satisfying the needs
  • Hitting the hot spots
  • Promoting yourself

What can go wrong?

  • Why bids fail
  • Why you don’t make a profit

Spot the risk

  • Identifying, measuring and mitigating risks
  • IPR’s and copyrights
  • Typical risks
  • Caveats

Lessons Learned

  • Review, record and reuse.


Course Methods

The on site course is a mixture of animated slides and detailed accompanying course notes.  There are numerous questions to test the knowledge gained as well as several workshops.

One payment for up to 20 delegates on site at your premises (traveling costs applicable outside the UK)

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