One-Day Training Partnership Batch 1: Managing Effective Partnership for Development

Managing multi-sector partnership is extremely important in achieving inclusive and meaningful outcomes for sustainable development. However, such cross-sector partnership is often difficult and involves complex situation that is far behind the expectation of stakeholders. Multi-sector collaboration requires the support by adequate expertise for managing collaborative processes.  For that, action partners or intermediary organizations are needed to navigate the process by being a catalyst, facilitator, coordinator, mediator, advisor, and negotiator. Such roles involve competence which is based on both science and art.

Indonesia Business Links had conducted the one-day training partnership “Managing Effective Partnership for Development” on 25 June 2015, batch 1. The venue with the compliment of Marquee Exective Offices, Jakarta. Trainer is Yanti Triwadiantini, certified trainer, Partnership Brokering Association and Executive Director, Indonesia Business Links. Mrs. Helen Sijabat, a partnering specialist served as co-trainer

The topics for this training were Multi Sector Partnering for Development: The Complexity Challenge, Complexity in practice: Case Studies from Practitioners, featuring corporate cases, Models of partnership – what will it take for them to maximize impact?, and What needs to change?

For the sharing session IBL invited Bapak Maliki, the Director of labor and development of employment opportunities, Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS). He shared about challenges in government sector, such as implementation in local area, diversity, and difficulty in explaining the program to local society. These challenges rise due to lack of understanding on long-term and sustainable partnership.  

From Business sector, Anang Noor from Kiroyan Partners shared about his experienced in corporates. He also sharing knowledge about effective negotiation which emphasized on listening, questioning, understanding, advise, and decision. Most of all, in conducting partnership, someone must be genuine.

The expectations from participants through this training are to get better understanding on partnership among participants and their extensive roles; clear picture about brokering skills and its implications to their organization/unit; and reflective method for improving their skills in practicing brokering roles in their works

The Batch 2 will conduct in August 2015

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