Making Partnerships Work, 8 – 11 June 2020, Bangkok, Thailand


Information Of Organizer

Organizer of the event
MDF Training and Consultancy
Types of Events
Contact organizer
Ms Thuy Nguyen
Email Address
+84 (0)24 6258 4438
Date Post
January 13, 2020

Information About the Event

Title of event
Making Partnerships Work, 8 – 11 June 2020, Bangkok, Thailand
Event detail
Making Partnerships Work Empowering people, creating impact   Why this course? Real meaningful change cannot be achieved by your organisation alone. Organisations need to team up with others and pool resources, stimulate innovation, influence policy makers and maximise impact. Developing healthy partnerships means developing ways of working together and mobilising energy that will produce results. How to get there is what this course is about.   Course objectives By the end of this course, you will:
  • Understand critical issues in creating and managing partnerships
  • Learn to conduct a partnership / stakeholder and issues analysis
  • Understand differences among a variety of partnership structures
  • Be able to assess the partnership steering structures, strategy, cooperation system/processes and learning & innovation functions
  • Have understood how to build stronger cooperation and address conflict
  • Have practiced skills in managing the partnership
  Who should join? Anyone who is participating or involved in setting up or managing a multi-agency partnership. This is for people who are working in a thematic working group, with a network organisation, an alliance, a consortium, or alike which can be made up of private companies, NGOs, or governmental and development organisations.   Course agenda Day 1: Introduction to Partnership Management Opening & Introduction Why partnerships? SDG 17 and Cooperation Experiences Partnership/Stakeholder & Issues Analysis Partnership / Stakeholder mapping   Day 2: Success Factors in Partnerships Partnership phases and ambitions Alliance Thermometer Success factors to make partnerships work   Day 3: Managing partnership dynamics Logic of Working Together Partnership dynamics: Circle of Coherence Colours of Change Dynamics of decision making   Day 4: Skills development partnership management Triangle of Change Roles in partnerships Negotiation role play Review, Evaluation & Closure   Meet your trainer Koen Toonen Senior trainer/consultant Email:   Mr. Toonen is senior trainer of MDF Vietnam office. Koen also has over 20 years of development experience at the UN. He was involved in managing the UNDP-UNEP Poverty Environment Partnership. He is an all-round development expert and trainer in Results-Based Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Advocacy and Policy Influencing, Network Management, Multistakeholder Partnerships, Sustainability Planning, Institutional Development and Organisational Strengthening, notably for poverty alleviation and environmental management.   Essential Information Time: 8 – 11 June 2020 Location: Bangkok, Thailand Course fee: 920 EUR (excluding tax) Registration deadline: 1 June 2020 Registration: visit our course page here   Logistic information
  • Transportation: To be arranged by participants
  • Accommodation: If participants would like to stay at the training venue, MDF Asia will support with the booking. Participants can also search for nearby options on or
  • Final course agenda: available to be sent out 1 week before the training starts
  • Visa (if needed): Participants are advised to study visa policy of the country where the training takes place early enough for all the necessary preparation and application. MDF Asia will support participants’ visa application by providing an invitation letter if required
  Special offers 5% discount to the payments completed by 27 April 2020 10% discount to MDF alumni who attended an MDF course within the past 2 years 1 free place for a group of 6 registrations from the same organization   Contact us MDF Asia, Vietnam Office Add: Room 501, A1 building, Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound, 298 Kim Ma Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam Email: Phone: +84 (0)24 6258 4438    
€ 920
Criteria of Participants (target groups)
June 8, 2020 to June 11, 2020