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Building Effective Partnerships for Development


  • 1099 14th Street Northwest Suite 700 Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)

Hosted by The Partnering Initiative

To address the vital challenge of partnering capacity, The Partnering Initiative (TPI) has pioneered a range of training courses, including the course, Building Effective Partnerships for Development, which develops skills, understanding and knowledge for effective cross-sector partnering, and which optionally leads to a Certificate in Partnering Practice. The course balances core knowledge with highly interactive, experiential learning through role play, ‘serious games’ and peer-to-peer exchange.

TPI is now making the course available in Washington DC in 2017. The 2.5 day course will take place:

  • March 8 1pm-6pm
  • March 9 8:30am-5pm
  • March 10 8:30am-4pm

By the end of the course, participants will have gained:

  • Understanding of the rationale for, and risks of, partnering and when, and when not, to partner;
  • Appreciation of the drivers, societal roles and mindset of each sector;
  • Clarity over what constitutes a ‘transactional collaboration’, what is a ‘genuine partnership’ and where each may be appropriate;
  • Appreciation of the ‘guiding principles’, challenges and success factors behind effective partnership;
  • Understanding over what it takes to be a ‘good’ partner, and development of some of the skills and mindset required;
  • Have access to a range of tools to develop and manage partnership;
  • Understanding how to create agreements, implement, manage & review partnerships successfully;
  • Familiarity with the ‘Partnering Cycle’, a framework for the development and management of partnership

For more information, please visit our event website.

To register for this event please click here.

This training is not sponsored or endorsed by MCC