Webinar on Building Collaborative Skills for Collective Impact

Posted on February 23, 2015

Collective Impact

Join the UNCG Institute for Community and Economic Engagement and the United Way of Greater Greensboro on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 8:30am-10:30am for a viewing party of the webinar recording  “Building Collaborative Skills for Collective Impact.”


What: Webinar: “Building Collaborative Skills for Collective Impact”
When: Tuesday, March 31, 2015. 8:30-10:30am
Where: United Way of Greater Greensboro (1500 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro)
For more information: contact Kristin Medlin (kdmedlin@uncg.edu) or Sarah Glover (sarah.glover@unitedwaygso.org).

Please RSVP here

Webinar Description

As government and philanthropic investors continue re-thinking the way they engage with and fund social change, leaders within communities and nonprofits will find themselves being called on to work with these stakeholders in an entirely new way. More and more, the missions of organisations will be enacted through collaborations involving representatives from different sectors. If collaborations are uncharted territory, an easy mistake for everyone to make is assuming they already have the ability to manage whatever challenges may arise. In reality it takes a particular set of skills to engage with people of significantly different mindsets, power levels and agendas.

Delivered by Liz Skelton, Director The Adaptive Practice this webinar will cover:

  • The dynamics of collaboration: Leveraging competition, commitment and control
  • Understanding and working with power and authority in collaboration
  • Engaging the ‘No’

About the Collective Impact Forum  
The Collective Impact Forum, an initiative of FSG and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions, is a resource for people and organizations using the collective impact approach to address large-scale social and environmental problems. We aim to increase the effectiveness and adoption of collective impact by providing practitioners with access to the tools, training opportunities, and peer networks they need to be successful in their work. The Collective Impact Forum includes communities of practice, in-person convenings, and an online community and resource center. Learn more and join the community at collectiveimpactforum.org 

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