• Three steps to effectively manage upwards

    When we talk about management, we often think about the person leading a team. Someone who has to delegate downwards. If you’re a manager yourself, you probably have to manage up as well– unless you’re on top of the food chain of course. So, how do you manage your manager?

    blog06 Sep 2019
  • 5 tips to deal with seasoned experts in your training

    You cannot be an expert in everything. This does not mean that you can relax and dodge the questions that come your way. In this blog, Lisa Freiburg shares 5 tips to work with the experts and optimise the learning experience for all.

    blog05 Sep 2019
  • The SDG game

    Playing for a perfectly balanced world

    Simulate the world in 2030

    It’s May 2019. More than seventy people have gathered together for an inspiring evening. What are we going to do? Play a simulation of the world up to the year 2030. What’s the outcome?


    news02 Sep 2019
  • From an NGO to a Social Enterprise

    In the development world, facing the reality of dwindling grant funding should be a wake-up call to any NGO and a sure sign that they need to change.

    news30 Aug 2019
  • Seven Trends in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

    We all know the importance of M&E in the development sector.  MDF has trained and accompanied hundreds of organizations in M&E across the globe in all sectors of development for 35 years. Here are some trends we have noticed.

    news29 Aug 2019