This course is aimed at policy advisors, strategic planning professionals, project managers, stakeholder managers, stakeholder engagement specialists, community managers and others working in complex multi-actor environments.
How do you deliver results in multi-stakeholder partnerships? How do you navigate through a political minefield? How do you make best use of your network? This online course will equip you with a toolbox to enable informed decisions and smarter actions in dealing with others. Through a clearer understanding of the network environment in which you operate, you will be able to design more effective strategies for dealing with the multiple stakeholders who are critical to your organization's success. The result will be a significant reduction in the risk of delays, of cost overruns and failures, which will allow you to reap benefits from strategic partnerships.
After taking this course, you will be able to:
-Explain and anticipate actor strategies in complex environments based on a coherent conceptual framework
-Apply different actor and strategy models to sharpen your understanding of multi-stakeholder environments
-Develop strategies that increase the chances of success in building winning coalitions and effective partnerships.