This specialized course addresses the particular challenges of managing multi-stakeholder disputes and partnerships (i.e., conflicts or collaboration opportunities that involve more than two parties or stakeholders). Participants will learn concrete approaches for managing the singular complexity of these scenarios, including through understanding the role of coalitions, ensuring strong and effective process management, and addressing simultaneous conversations happening at multiple levels within and across organizations.
The course will also include an introduction to a particularly robust and effective approach for managing multi-stakeholder disputes, consensus building, that is the bread-and-butter of professional public dispute resolute practitioners.
Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate from the Consensus Building Institute.
This course requires the following prerequisite to enrol, participant must have successfully completed the following foundational courses from the Consensus Building Institute (CBI) offered on the Training Calendar last fiscal year (2020-21):
- Fundamentals of Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
- Managing Challenging Conversations with Colleagues and Communities
All GN participants are welcome to register for this course if they have the pre-requisite course requirement identified above. It will be based on Central Standard Times (CST) from 9-5 pm, enrolled participants are expected to complete the entirety of the course.
If interested, please fill in the application form and register. Participants are accepted on a first- come-first-served basis, and only a limited number of spots are available.