On 30 April-1 May, 2014, The Partnering Initiative will be running a 2-day ‘Essential Skills for Effective Partnering’ in London, UK. Whilst covering all the main elements of the partnering cycle and providing an overview of the partnering process, it will focus mainly on ‘Scoping and Building’ and ‘Managing and Maintaining’ stages. It builds the skills and […]
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The Partnering Initiative, Business Action for Africa and Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative have released a major new report, ‘A New Global Partnership with Business’ which draws on insights from a wide range of business partnership case studies across Sub-Saharan Africa to set out recommendations on how best to unlock the full potential […]
Following a successful pilot training in Bangkok, TPI will be continuing to partner with IMA International, to deliver a further two courses in 2014, in Bangkok and Nairobi. Participants at the Bangkok (2013) course described how ‘it is wonderful to find a course that offers professional trainers with extensive experience in the NGO and not-for profit […]
TPI’s Darian Stibbe will be chairing next week’s event, Pushing The Boundaries: Business, Community and Charity Partnerships. This 9th annual conference, organised by Third Sector and Skyline Events, is taking place on 21st November and brings together over 120 charities and corporate spenders. It aims to uncover secrets in solving common problems and powering mutual results. […]
If you ask a room full of people to rate how good they are at partnering, the chances are that most will rate themselves very highly. After all, it’s a natural human instinct, isn’t it? We do it all the time in our personal relationships, with our colleagues at work, in sports teams.
From The Partnering Initiative’s decade of experience working with business, the UN, NGOs and donors, when it comes to partnerships with those dissimilar to ourselves – such as across continents or across societal sectors – the picture changes completely.