Recommended Training

 

The Managing by Network course features the knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors associated with 22 partnership and community collaboration competencies, as defined by OPM.

Explore the course list below for additional training opportunities in these areas.

For your convenience, we have grouped these 22 Partnership and Community Collaboration competencies into 5 Core Competencies.

III. Strategic Thinking


Human Dimensions Foundations of Natural Resource Conservation (USFWS NCTC: CLM8226)

Communicating Science – Distilling Your Message (USFWS NCTC: CLM8204)

Congressional Operations Seminar (USFWS NCTC: CLM8190)

Change Management  (USFWS Online Self Study)

Environmental Communication: Research into Practice (International Environmental Communication Association)

V. Accountability

Crucial Accountability (Vital Smarts)

Restoration Policy, Planning, and Partnering  (USFWS NCTC: CSP3133)

Conflict, Stress, and Time Management (Skillsoft)

Government Ethics (Skillsoft)

Self-Study 

Podcasts and Recorded Webinars are available from the Human Dimensions Branch, National Wildlife Refuge System. 

Here you will find a wide range of topics including:

  • Commitment to Collaboration: Facilitating Working Groups of Tribes and Government Agencies
  • Persuasive Communication for Behavior Change
  • Identifying and Engaging Stakeholders
  • Engaging with Urban Communities: Connecting People, Conservation & Public Agencies
  • Randy Olson: Communicating a Message through Storytelling
  • and much more.

These courses are recommended by: 

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