Managing by Network 

is now celebrating its 10th year!

Gain new insights in partnership and community collaboration.

Preview the 2018 Managing by Network Application

Applications are due November 1. Selection is competitive.

2018 MBN Supervisor Recommendation

2018 MBN Supervisor Recommendation

Preview the Supervisor Recommendation form

Supervisor Recommendation: If your position requires supervisor approval to participate in this course, please ask your supervisor to review the requirements for Managing by Network and complete the Supervisor Recommendation by November 1, 2017. Your application cannot be considered without this recommendation.

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What can we do for you?

 What can we do for you? We are a community of partners hip-minded people working throughout and across federal agencies to explore practices, build skills, and learn from peers.



We support a partnership training network.

We support a partnership training network.


 Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy 

Learn more about the competencies featured in Managing by Network

The 22 Competencies

Managing by Network is cohosted by:

  • Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy
  • BLM National Training Center and Division of Education, Interpretation and Partnerships
  • USFS National Partnership Office
  • USFWS National Conservation Training Center
  • DOI Office of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution

The Academy's Spotlight Series webinars features federal programs and initiatives that highlight innovative ideas and partnerships.


Upcoming Training 

from Our Partners

Getting to the Core of Conflict and Communications, DOI CADR

  • BLM National Training Center, Phoenix, Arizona, October 25, 2017

Negotiation Skills for Conservation Professionals: Building a Foundation, USFWS NCTC

  • Shepherdstown, WV,  October 31 - November 2, 2017

Fou ndations in Public Participation, USFWS NCTC

  • Shepherdstown, WV,  November 13 - 17, 2017

Facilitating Dynamic Meetings, DOI CADR

  • BLM National Training Center, Phoenix, Arizona, December 6-7, 2017

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