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New Professional Success series debuts this month

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    New Professional Success series debuts this month

    Available only to IAIA members, the new “Professional Success" webinar series will look at the business side of being successful in the field of impact assessment – everything from finding jobs to finding contracts to forming fair business partnerships to crafting winning proposals.
    THIS MONTH: Setting up a successful IA consulting business

    Date: Thursday, 27 January 2022
    Cost: Free to current IAIA members
    How to participate: Join IAIA today! Members will receive the registration link directly via email and in the Members Group of IAIAConnect.

    Description: Several experienced consultants will share their insights on how to get started in consulting, how to network, how to get on bid lists, the role of partnering, what administrative pieces are critical, and how to ensure a steady pipeline of work. There will be something here both for those who have been consultants a long time and those who are considering it for the first time. This webinar will be moderated by IAIA President Marla Orenstein, joined by panelists Ana Maria Esteves (Community Insights Group, Netherlands), Ahmed Sanda (Ashawa Consults Ltd, Nigeria) and Randy Krichbaum (Eagle Cap Consulting Ltd, Canada).
    Coming in February: The pros and cons of employment with the major consultancies
    Coming in March: Making the most of conference networking
    Other potential future topics include:

    • Finding and winning bids for IA contracts
    • Successful partnering for small/local consultancies
    • Taking a job as an ESG / sustainability consultant
    • Right size, right price on your proposal
    • Procurement with the major development banks
    • Professional success in Africa
    • Professional success in Latin America
    • Working in a political crisis
    • Have an idea not on this list? Share it with us, and we will see what we can do!
    Registration links for each webinar will be shared with current members via email and on IAIAConnect in the weeks leading up to each session. Join the webinar live to ask the presenters your own questions during Q&A. Not able to make it? Register anyway to get a link to the recording. The recordings will also be posted on the Members Only page of the IAIA website. Each webinar will run approximately 60-90 minutes.

    Not yet a member? Join today to get access to this new members-only webinar series, plus a subscription to the IAPA journal, access to an impact assessment-focused professional networking community, and more!

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