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Stakeholder Dialogues

  7 - 10 April in Hammamet
24 - 27 June in Potsdam/Berlin
21 - 24 October in Cape Town
11 - 14 November in Lima
  2 - 5 December in Potsdam/Berlin

Stakeholder Engagement

25 - 26 September in Berlin

Dialogic Facilitation

8 - 11 in July in Potsdam
18 - 21 November in Bangkok
9 - 12 December in Potsdam/Berlin

Collective Leadership

3 - 5 June in Berlin

Process Designs for Stakeholder Engagement

1 - 4 July in Potsdam/Berlin

Success Factors in Stakeholder Dialogues

28 - 31 October in Cape Town

Young Leaders for Sustainability

Module 1: 21 – 26 July
Modlue 2:   4 – 8 November 
Module 3: 18 – 21 February
Module 4: 16 – 19 April

 

Course overview 2014 (pdf)

The Dialogic Change Model

Implementing Stakeholder Dialogues in a result-oriented way


The Dialogic Change Model suggested here allows for result-oriented, structured planning and implementation of a Stakeholder Dialogue in four phases. It has been developed over time based on experience with successfully implemented Stakeholder Dialogues. It supports and observes the underlying principles of successful Stakeholder Dialogues.

Dividing Stakeholder Dialogues into four phases has proven helpful in taking all demands and requirements of the different phases of a dialogue process into account and preparing them adequately.

 

DCM phase3 phase4 phase2 phase1

Phase 4: Developing further, replicating or institutionalizing

Bringing the dialogue to the next level, expanding or replicating dialogue activities, creating long-lasting structures for change ... more »

Phase 3: Implementing and evaluating

Implementing agreed-upon or recommended activities, creating showcases for change, evaluating progress and outcomes ... more »

Phase 1: Exploring and engaging

Understanding the context, understanding stakeholders’ different viewpoints, engaging them into preparatory conversations, raising energy for action, building the case for change ... more »

Phase 2: Building and formalizing

Clarifying goals and commitment, establishing resources, creating formal agreements, planning process and joint implementation ... more »

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