Successful Partnership Working
About this course
Page last updated 25 October 2016
Bristol Business School's portfolio of professional short courses offers you and your business flexible learning solutions. We have a range of courses in: Finance and Strategic Planning; Coaching and Mentoring; Human Resource Management and Personal Development; Project Management, and Marketing.
Our courses are delivered by experienced academics and consultants, who apply their expertise and cutting-edge thinking with a practical focus.
Private, public and third sector are all becoming increasingly conscious of the importance of partnership working. Love them or loathe them partnerships are not going away.
Whilst there can be a huge benefit, partnership working is not without its challenges. This course will provide you with the main tools and practical approach needed for successful partnership working.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for individuals who work with others outside of their immediate team and are required to build strong relationships to increase work productivity and efficiency.
There are no formal entry requirements for this open course, however participants will be expected to be prepared to learn through working on real organisational and management issues.
Careers / Further study
This open course (with assessment) contributes towards are ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management.
The course will cover:-
- Key principles of partnership working, such as openness, trust and honesty between partners
- Creating shared goals and values
- How to develop a successful process for partnership working
- how to work collaboratively to meet differing strategic aims and objectives
- Benefits of partnership working and collaboration
- How to overcome challenges and barriers to partnership working
- Developing negotiation skills to reach a successful partnership working agreement
- gaining consensus for 'shared purpose'
- Roles and responsibilities within partnership agreements
- How to ensure the 'lifespan' of your partnership has a successful conclusion
Learning and Teaching
Our open courses are practical training days designed to give you an opportunity to look, analyse and discuss with our tutors and your peers the subject area and explore possible approaches and tools available to you in your workplace. Alongside each face-to-face training day you will have will have access to online tools and materials, designed to support you further through your learning.
This two day course carries ILM assessment linked to the Level 5 qualifications in Leadership and Management. If you have registered onto this course as part of the Level 5 Award or Certificate, you will be required to complete your ILM assessment after the training days to cover the topic area.
You will be given a set hand-in date to submit your ILM assignment (3 weeks after the training session).
If you are unsuccessful in passing your assessment on your first submission, you will have the opportunity to resubmit your assessment, however resubmission fees will apply.
This course is recognised by the ILM as a development course. After full attendance at the course, all participants will receive an ILM certificate confirming their learning.
This course also carries ILM unit credit towards our ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management through the course assessment.
Our short courses are run at our dedicated Executive Development Centre, providing a professional environment for your training needs. Located at Frenchay Campus, with easy access to the M4 and M5 motorways and Bristol Parkway rail station, it has four fully equipped training rooms, a communications and reception area.
To be able to fully participate in our course, you will need to be comfortable with using the Internet and searching for information online. Session materials are presented through a number of sources including Microsoft Word, Power Point, pdf and online workbooks and discussions.
As a leaner at the University of the West of England, you will also have full access to our library on campus and all online materials and resources. Alongside this once registered onto the ILM qualification you will be able to register for your ILM study membership and its range of benefits.
Supplementary fee information
Full fee: £450
20% early bird discount fee: £360 (for bookings paid in full 8 weeks or more in advance)
15% UWE Alumni Discount fee: £382.50 (available until the course start date)
Please note that discounts can not be used in conjunction with each other. The greatest discount available will be applied at your booking confirmation.
(Fees include car parking, lunch and refreshments)
For participants wishing to attend this course as part of your ILM level 5 Award or Certificate in Leadership and Management, please contact your course administrator directly.
June 2017 start: Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 June 2017
How to apply
For all enquiries please complete our online enquiry form or contact us on the number below
To make a full or provisional booking for the June 2017 run of this course, please complete our online booking form.
For further information
- Email: Please contact us through the online enquiry form
- Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 86304