One-day Training “Managing Effective Partnership for Development” Batch 5

As part of IBL  commitment to actively build partnership among private sector, government, and NGOs to achieve sustainable development, we organized Partnership Training Batch 5 in March 17th 2016. Following the success of the previous batches, we had 25 participants from various background such as corporate, NGOs, government, and also academicians. This one day training was held in Sofyan Hotel Jakarta. With the spirit of managing multi-sector partnership, this training aimed to give a comprehensive knowledge about the importance of partnership and how to manage its sustainability.

In the opening remark, our trainer, Ibu Yanti Triwadiantini shared her experiences in managing parnership for more than 15 years with IBL. Ibu Yanti is one of  certified trainer who has completed her training certification from Partnership Brokering Association (PBA) 2013 in UK. We also had Ibu Helen Sijabat as co-trainer who has completed her Level -1 course Partnership Brokers Association 2013 in Malaysia. Ibu Helen is also one of practitioners of partnership building/facilitation since 2012 and working for World Vision since 1985.

In this training, the participants are gathered to achieve the knowledge about partnership; the meaning of partnership, understandent the multi-sector point of view, challanges in partnership, case study, and understanding of “partnership brokering” concept. There are 12 steps of partnering cylce as the key in building and managing partnership. These 12 key points were explained by the trainer and co-trainer.

After lunch break, the participants had a great opportunity to share with Pak Sudaryoko from Pertamina. He is the Community Development and Relations Manager of Pertamina Hulu Energi ONWJ and has many experiences in building and managing partnership for years. Pak Sudaryoko shared his stories, tips, experiences, and challanges in working with community. He believes that building and managing partnership is a dynamic art.

After the sharing session, participants were asked to give their self assessment during the training. We are delighted to hear many positive feedbacks from participants and their enthusiasm for the next training on Partnership Brokering. In the future, IBL will organize the Partnership Training Batch VI and hope that we can invite more participants from various background.