Campaign Accelerator Training in New York City (Now Full, Wait List Spots Available)Join us on 1-5 April 2019 to learn creative and effective ways to take your campaign idea from concept to reality
Graduates of this five-day experiential course will have learned to:
Build a solid strategy that addresses your core issue
Generate tested tactics to engage your key audiences
Foster a team culture that embraces learning and iteration throughout a project cycle
Use collaborative methods that ensure full-team alignment
The Campaign Accelerator Training involves five dynamic working days together as well as a 90-minute virtual session before we gather in person. The curriculum also includes a personalized coaching session with one of our expert trainers.
During the training, participants will:
Explore and understand the four key modules: Define, Sense, Create, and Prototype
Learn how to pull the component pieces generated during the week together into a full project plan based on project team needs
Explore tools and techniques for building strong team collaboration
Understand the role of the facilitator in the Accelerator process
Build strategies for garnering necessary support within participant organisations to put these methods into practice
Join a peer support network of Campaign Accelerator facilitators around the world
Is this for me?
This training is ideal for those who:
Work directly with campaign teams or regularly help lead campaign planning processes
Have capacity to prepare and deliver a 5 day workshop or equivalent with project teams
Can support implementation and monitor impact of approach on campaign projects
Have prior experience facilitating group strategy processes
Are registering with a colleague or future facilitation partner. This process is best facilitated in teams, so you will get the most value from this training if you have other colleagues trained in the Campaign Accelerator methodology.
Note: This training is primarily geared toward campaigners from NGOs, but if you’re a professional facilitator and would like to come, please get in touch!
Apply to Campaign Accelerator
**Please note that we are now running a waiting list for this training.**
Date: 1-5 April 2019
Location: New York City
Venue: 13 Lexington Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11238
Cost: Prices are based on organisational budget. See pricing details below.Prices range from $3,000 USD per person for participants from large groups to a subsidised rate of $500 USD per person. See pricing table below for details. All participants receive breakfast and lunch during training days.
What People Have Said About Previous Trainings
Essential training for any campaigner who wants to make a real difference in the world on the key issue they are working on.Devadass Gnanapragasam,
Totally changed my idea of campaigns! Stop thinking in year long blocks and start doing something now!Caitlin Ryan,
Meet Your Facilitators
Ben has been leading and advising on modern campaigns for more than a decade. Prior to joining the Mobilisation Lab in 2013, Simon guided digital advocacy for the Democratic Party, Mozilla, and a range of other campaigning organisations. Simon is an experienced meeting designer and facilitator, having led workshops and trainings all over the world.
Viv is an international campaign facilitator, and leads social change consultancy Global & Collective. Viv works with UNICEF to mobilise millions of volunteers in up to 180 countries. Viv was CEO of Oaktree, Australia’s largest youth organisation, and has worked with Purpose, Change.org, UN, SumOfUs, Tearfund, and more, to facilitate global convenings and campaigns for social, environmental and economic justice.
Campaign Accelerator Pricing
Campaign Accelerator registration uses a sliding scale based on organisational budget.
Large groups: $3,000 USD (annual budget greater than $5 million USD)
Medium groups: $2,500 USD (annual budget between $1-5 million USD)
Small groups / independent facilitators: $1,500 USD (annual budget less than $1 million USD)
Subsidised rate: $500 USD (available as needed; please let us know if you need support)
Additional sponsorship: For those willing and able, you can help us grant more subsidized spots at this and other trainings with an additional $1,000 USD.
We do not want cost to be the barrier that prevents you from applying and, hopefully, attending. Please let us know if that’s the case, and we’re committed to seeing what we can do.