The Art of Stakeholder Collaboration – Cape Town
Designing Processes for Achieving Common Goals
24 October 9:00 am — 27 October 2023 4:00 pm

- 4 days of training
- core methodology: CLI Dialogic Change Model
- tuition fee: € 1,900
Registration status: CLOSED

Stakeholder Collaboration has been recognised as critical to finding solutions to the complex challenges of sustainable development. The Art of Stakeholder Collaboration is the foundation course to the Collective Leadership Institute’s Skills Development Programme. In this course module, you will build your strategic abilities and implementation skills in stakeholder engagement, dialogue, and collaboration processes for high impact solutions.

Your key take-aways:

  • Learn how to successfully implement stakeholder collaboration through the application of the Dialogic Change Model
  • Understand the business case for co-creative stakeholder engagement
  • Learn how collective intelligence, commitment, and ownership can emerge
  • Produce a stakeholder network map to prioritise engagement activities
  • Develop new engagement strategies to minimise unproductive conflict and a methodology to create sustainable partnerships


Language of instruction: ENGLISH.


The training schedule for presence days is:

24 October: Concept and Form of Stakeholder Dialogues

25 October: Exploring and Engaging for Stakeholder Dialogues

26 October: Building and Formalizing Stakeholder Dialogues

27 October: Implementing and Evaluating Stakeholder Dialogues, Sustaining and Expanding Impact


+++ Important information +++

This training is planned as an in-person event in Cape Town, South Africa. Priority is given to group registrations and participants who do not need to travel much. For individual participation from abroad, we recommend the online intensive trainings with the same contents.

CLI reserves the right to change this training into an online format if the pandemic situation does not allow your participation on-site. Registrations remain valid. We will come back to you individually in such situations and find the best possible solutions together.

The Art of Stakeholder Collaboration course contents
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Meet your facilitator Lulekwa
Managing Director CLI South Africa and Senior Project Manager

You can rely on the deep expertise of CLI facilitators when participating an open course module. This course will be facilitated by Lulekwa Gqiba.

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Participants' feedback

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“It’s a systematic and practical approach that is very relevant to the daily work.” – Technical Advisor in Development Cooperation, Malawi

“The course helps to understand why some processes move on smoothly and why others don’t. Therefore each user can identify their needs, their successes, their challenges… and act accordingly.” – Communication Expert, Cameroon

“The course provides wider understanding and scope in what building effective stakeholder collaboration required than the current assumption of what many professionals think and know about stakeholders engagements, their significance and roles in organizational development.” – Chief Officer at Ministry, Kenya

Registration deadline: 19 September 2023

Project Teams Stakeholder Collaboration Course
Cape Town
22 - 25 October 2024
€ 2,000 (group discounts available)

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If you want to explore the Art of Stakeholder Collaboration in more detail and ask your questions on the course in advance, CLI provides Free information sessions on the Collective Leadership Specialist Programme regularly.

You can find below the session dates. If you are interested in “the Art of Stakeholder Collaboration” course format, register and choose “the Dialogic Change Model” when you are asked which methodology you want to have a deeper look at:

Free information session Collective Leadership Specialist Programme

5 September 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm Central European Time (CET)

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