Collective Impact Workshop 19-20 November 2013


The concept of Collective Impact offers a powerful, fresh approach to collaboration. Collective Impact occurs when organisations from a range of sectors agree to tackle specific social problems, with strong commitment to a common agenda, alignment of their efforts and use of shared measures of success.
Megan Thomas and Helen Emmerson will be delivering a two day workshop to assist leaders in: Community organisations; Government agencies; Private sector; Philanthropic organisations; Social change; to apply the Collective Impact Model.
This workshop will be held in Wellington:
19 – 20 November 2013
Day 1 9.00am – 9.00pm
Day 2 9.00am – 6.00pm
Course Content
The workshops are designed to be highly interactive and practical.  Giving you tools and ideas to energise your collective impact response, to deliver results by exploring:

  • What Collective Impact means
  • Ways proven models could be applied to the NZ context
  • Ways you could build on your current approach

The workshop will delve into the leadership skills for working effectively with others, including:

  • Understanding what it takes to be a leader in collective effort
  • Participatory leadership approaches and competencies
  • Intentionality versus emergence, chaos and order
  • How to move talk to action

Applied action sections will relate learning to the collective responses you wish to tackle:

  • Linking frameworks and tools to a current project, or change effort
  • Identifying specific actions to enhance current initiatives
  • Developing a plan of action to progress

For further information and enrolment click here 
For more on Collective Impact, check out our Collective Impact resource page for a growing list of useful links, publications and other resources on Collective Impact in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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