Portal:Social entrepreneurship/Curriculum/General/Collaboration and Partnerships

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Collaboration and Partnerships

for aspiring social entrepreneurs

Type classification: this resource is a course.
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Where are we going with this?

Almost all student activities (and real life activities) associated with social entrepreneurship are potentially collaborative. This section is a guide to collaboration and partnering.


Recommended preparation

No pre-requisites ... but do be familiar with wiki editing ...


Growth Opportunities

Include ...

  • About a variety of forms of collaboration
  • How to develop a working partnership
  • The benefits of working in partnership with others
  • Success factors for effective collaboration
  • How to formalise partnerships when appropriate
    • How to write a Memorandum of Understanding
    • How to draft contracts and catalyse approval processes.
  • Develop a "can do it together" attitude backed up by a work ethic of reliability and habit of delivery and support.
  • From dependence to dependable independent contributor, to a full appreciation and living out of interdependence (sensu Covey, 2004).


Getting there

This module is of wide applicability and will serve you well in all endeavours. The ultimate goal is to develop an appreciation of:


Next step

To learn more, take a look at the relevant Activities and do those which are best suited to your learning style and which meet your needs.