Presentation on theme: "1 Building Capacity through Partnership & Collaboration OLA Leadership Summit November 9, 2004 Partnering Skills: Implications for the Profession Deb deBruijn."— Presentation transcript:
1 Building Capacity through Partnership & Collaboration OLA Leadership Summit November 9, 2004 Partnering Skills: Implications for the Profession Deb deBruijn Lucy Pana
2 Help Wanted: Skills that Advance Partnering Political skills Advocacy, ambassadorship Cultivating opportunities Building alliances Building credibility Business skills Legal & fiduciary Financial management Project management Procurement practices Business analysis Business case development Entrepreneurship Risk management Strategic communications Evaluation Statistical analysis People skills Facilitation Consensus building Conflict resolution Interest-based negotiations Group motivation
3 Next steps? Expand professional development programs dealing with these issues & competency development Draw on expertise of other associations / organizations: e.g. –Canadian Society for Association Executives –Community development organizations Set learning objectives for our partnering experiences; documenting learnings Library school partnerships with other faculties?