Partnership Management

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Partnership Management

Duration: 3 days

Date: 19-21 June, 2018

Time: 09:00-16:30

Language: English

Location: Istanbul, Turkey


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This course is in association with the Partnership Brokers’ Association (PBA) for Day 1 -the globally recognized professional recognition association for partnership working and brokering. It is intended as an introduction to the evolving aspects of partnership working which include partnership brokering, remote partnering and collaborative leadership. New tools and approaches will be tried and tested and provide participants with diverse approaches they can use in their own partnerships.

  • To build understanding of multi-stakeholder collaboration (‘partnering’)
  • To provide an opportunity to explore partnering challenges and good practice principles

  • To consider what it takes to partner effectively
  • To introduce a number of frameworks and concepts and share different views / experiences

  • To introduce the concept of ‘partnership brokering’

  • To address remote partnering challenges and how to engage with partners from afar
  • To explore how to influence in partnerships and consortia
  • To introduce collaborative leadership and how it impacts on partnership working

Day 1 – Brokering Better Partnerships (in association with PBA)

Module 1: To build understanding of multi-stakeholder collaboration (‘partnering’) including working with for-profit organizations

Module 2: To introduce a number of frameworks and concepts including

‘partnership brokering’

Module 3: To provide an opportunity to explore partnering challenges and good practice principles

Module 4: To consider what it takes to partner effectively

Day 2 – Addressing Remote Partnering

Module 1: To explore approaches for effective partnering across distances

Module 2: To look to technologies for building trust, equity, and transparency

Module 3: Considerations for local partner selection when working remotely

Module 4: To introduce ways of using all five senses to ignite partnering relationships

Day 3 – Exploring Collaborative Leadership

Module 1: To introduce new forms of collaborative leadership for partnership working

Module 2: To uncover ways of influencing in consortia, networks and alliances

Module 3: To trial communication and feedback skills for collaboration

Module 4: To reflect on changing mindsets and hearts for new forms of working

The format for this course is highly experiential where participants use their own contexts to make sense of the course inputs. Research and case studies are contextualized to the local area as much as possible.

This course is relevant for anyone working in partnerships and consortia:

  • Partnership practitioners (partners representing their organizations in the partnership and / or partnership project managers)
  • Internal stakeholders – others connected to the partnership from within organizations e.g. from the: legal department, finance team, public relations / communications or decision-makers, line managers
  • External stakeholders – donors, project target groups, community leaders, government representatives, profit and not-for-profit organizations

Catherine Russ is an accredited partnership broker, trainer and facilitator. She has worked in senior and advisory roles in the humanitarian and development sectors for Save the Children, ELRHA and RedR. Catherine’s partnership work goes back over 15 years and includes the setting up of cross-sector collaborative initiatives, a disaster response partnership following the earthquake in Haiti and consortia strategy development. On behalf of PBA, Catherine is currently curating a new initiative to focus attention on, and build capacity for, remote partnering practice. She holds an MSc in Adult Education and Training.

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