So you want to be an international development consultant?


The Canadian Association of Development Consultants (CAIDC) is pleased to host Larry Hendricks of Hendricks Associates and author of the e-guide "So You Want to be an International Development Consultant?" at the Heart&Crown, heart of the Byward Market, as he discusses issues and questions for graduating students, recent grads and young professionals eager to work in the field of aid as independent professionals.

This event will feature a brief introduction from CAIDC's president, Richard Beattie, followed by a brief presentation from Larry Hendricks and Q&A.

This event has limited space. Please register early!

If room runs out, don't despair! You can download a FREE copy of his e-guide "So you want to be a development consultant?" on CAIDC's website or here.

About the e-guide:

Being an international development consultant is an exciting career. It is also a serious business. This paper has been referred to as guidelines and a manual. The contents of the paper discuss the nature of the business, how to market yourself, some field issues and concerns about the consulting practice. People who want to be an international development consultant should consider these issues before making their decision to enter the international development business as a consultant.

About Larry Hendricks:

Mr Hendricks has in depth experience as a Senior Consultant and Manager, with core competence in microfinance, enterprise development, small and medium enterprises, and cooperatives. Mr Hendricks has experience in establishing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating these programs. He has conducted detailed independent assessments of potential partner microfinance institutions for receptiveness and capacity to implement with the microfinance programs. Through his work Mr Hendricks has demonstrated his ability to work with local institutions to set up and improve existing microfinance programs. He has experience developing and delivering training courses, including income diversification, marketing, business planning and product development. Mr Hendricks has had extensive experience working in remote areas and is familiar with the complexities associated with rural development.

He brings 35 years of management and leadership experience to assignments and is able to apply that experience by conduction practical assessments of a situation and making  implementable recommendations. At present he is the President and CEO of Hendricks and Associates and has successfully completed over 40 contracts.

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