Policy influence training for DGAP

Supported by  German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP),

Project brief

OTT has designed and delivered an online workshop for DGAP on policy influencing at the programme level. The project involves:

  • Design and facilitation of two three-hour training sessions on policy impact strategies for think tankers; 
  • Individual feedback (written and verbal, as requested) for participants on their program strategy briefs between the training sessions;  
  • Co-design of a program strategy planning template (narrative and visual) based on existing DGAP templates to be used by research programs in their annual and long-term strategic planning process;  
  • Unlimited access to training materials, including slides, recommended reading material, video recordings of the two training sessions; 
  • Consultation for the implementation of the strategic planning and MEL process in October-December 2020.


October 2020 to November 2021


  • Enrique Mendizabal
  • Cristina Ramos

Funder and budget

Funding is provided by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)

Total budget is EUR2,500 in fees.