Hosting the Secretariat/Focal Point of a partnership or multi-stakeholder platform. This entails acting as its first point of contact and supporting its daily activities. This means coordinating meetings, communication, outreach, election processes, accountancy and finance. It can also involve helping to define and create the strategy, action plan, governing structure and bylaws. The Focal Point acts as […]
Our 3-day training course, Building Effective Partnerships for Sustainable Development develops the essential skills, understanding and knowledge, and provides a complete set of tools, for effective cross-sector partnering. Optionally, it can lead to a Certificate in Partnering Practice. “TPI has demystified the science of building sustainable and effective partnerships. I warmly recommend this training event.” Washington […]
Working with a group of partners, we can provide advice, facilitation, relationship-building and action-planning to take the partnership to the next stage of its development or a new level of effectiveness. This can include; working with partners to identify new avenues for collaboration, innovative approaches to an under-achieving partnership working through its challenges and assisting […]
The Partnering Initiative promotes the development of case studies to profile both partnering processes and partnership outputs. Our experience suggests that well prepared case studies can provide a range of material readily adaptable for different target groups. We have undertaken a range of partnership case studies from widely different contexts. We have developed an approach […]
Partnerships are complex and will inevitably experience pitfalls and barriers along its lifecycle. TPI can assist partnerships to identify the issues and work to resolution. Partnerships can be affected by a whole range of challenges, both internal and external. We work with partners to assist in collaborative problem solving and in restructuring the partnership, if necessary.