The world today is becoming ever more complex and challenging. 

 Whether it be tackling climate change, global poverty or recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic, it is no longer possible to solve tough, 'too hard basket' problems alone.

It will take actors from different sectors to come together and work in new ways if we are going to solve these tough wicked problems.

But many industries and sectors are also looking beyond the boundaries of their own organisations and seeking out partners to develop new innovative products, achieve business growth through supply chain partnering or to improve population health outcomes.

As partnering is now being embraced globally and it is critical that we acquire the knowledge and skills to do it simply, quickly and effectively. 

What you'll learn

  • The Rise of Partnering

    Clarity around why partnering is growing rapidly, what it is and examples of where it is being used

  • The Benefits & Risks

    Understand the challenges of working together and the need to assess the risks and benefits of this approach

  • When to use Partnering

    Gain clarity around different partnering approaches - when to use them and when not too

Course Curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome and what's in this course

    • Navigating the course

    • Before you begin...

    • Get the workbook

  • 2

    The Rise of Partnering

    • Partnering for the future

    • Cross Sector Partnering - a definition

    • The global context

  • 3

    The Drivers for Partnering

    • The drivers for partnering

    • Increasing complexity

    • The pace of change

    • Digital disruption

    • Blurring of boundaries

    • Innovation

    • Quiz 1

  • 4

    Partnering as a Response

    • Partnering as a response

    • The Sustainable Development Goals

    • Global Partnerships

    • National Partnership - Australia

    • Local Partnership - South Australia

    • Quiz 2

  • 5

    The Challenges of Working Together

    • The challenges of working together

    • Benefits and risks of working together

  • 6

    When to Partner?

    • When to partner?

    • Preparing to partner

    • Reading the landscape

    • Quiz 3

  • 7

    Next Steps

    • Congrats! Here's what's next

Course Pricing

Price is in Australian Dollars and includes Good and Service Tax

Course Bonuses

In addition to the course content you will also receive:

  • Downloadable Workbook

    Download the official workbook in each course to support you as you work through the lessons

  • Certificate of Completion

    Receive your personalised Certificate on satisfactory completion of each course or collection of courses

  • Lifetime Access

    You'll be able to come back and revisit the course material at any time

Develop your partnering skills today