Presentation on theme: "An Introduction to Partnership Working Alison Cullen & Paula Cooper."— Presentation transcript:
An Introduction to Partnership Working Alison Cullen & Paula Cooper
Choosing to work in Partnership Setting up – the early stages Planning and Delivery Evaluating Progress Moving on The Lifecycle of a Partnership
What do we mean by Partnership? “ a process in which two or more organisations or groups work together to achieve a common goal, and do so in such a way that they achieve more effective outcomes than by working separately “
Why do partnerships form? Should we work in partnership? Is partnership working appropriate for your organisation? Who should your partners be?
Setting up – the early stages Defining roles and responsibilities Establishing a workable structure Establishing a clear focus Building the capacity of key partners to get involved
Evaluating progress Provide real-time feedback on the performance of Projects Inform the review of priorities and allocation of resources. Provide an opportunity for reflection Communicate achievements to stakeholders Assess the value and impact added by working in partnership Provide lessons for the future involved
Moving on Membership Changing Approach Re-launch Disbanding