Managing by Network

Join us in 2017 to learn how to strengthen formal and informal partnerships and foster community stakeholder engagement. 

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Supervisor approval is required for this course, as applicable, and is due by November 15, 2016.


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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 build skills, apply knowledge and learn from peers.



What is Managing by Network? 


Take just 12 minutes to watch “What is Managing by Network?” and learn what is driving innovation in public agency operations today.

Liz Madison explains the four trends behind Managing by Network, taking a look at how Golden Gate National Recreation Area became the archetype of public lands stewardship for the 21st century. (photo courtesy of NPS)

What does your partnership do?

Miles Meyer of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service knows a few things about partnerships. Working in the South Florida Ecological Services Office, Miles sees the benefits of working collaboratively with people, agencies, and organizations. Learn more about the work being done in Florida, and get inspired about ways you can work in partnership.


Guest Instructor Spotlight


Liz Madison is Co-founder and Director of the Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy. She serves as th e lead instructor of Managing by Network, and has worn many hats over the course of her 30 year career in in conservation.


We support a partnership training network.

We support a partnership training network.

 Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy 

The 22 Competencies

The 22 Competencies

Managing by Network is cohosted by:

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

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




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