Welcome to the e-learning lesson on Delivering Technical Assistance. Technical assistance, or T.A., is the process of providing targeted support to an organization with a development need or problem, and is commonly referred to as consulting. TA may be delivered in many different ways, such as one-on-one consultation, small group facilitation, or through a web-based clearinghouse. Throughout this lesson you will be given the tools and information to assist you with the process of developing a system for TA provision and appropriately manage change within a beneficiary organization. By the end of this lesson you will be able to: Identify the core principles of technical assistance, recall the phases of a systematic approach to providing technical assistance, Assess an organization’s readiness for change, and deliver targeted support to an organization with a development need or problem.