MBN 2019 Course Notebook

The Course Notebook is designed to provide support as you apply knowledge and skills gained in class.

Coming Up: 

Session 13: Adapting to Change - May 22 & 23

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT and 2:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

 

The classroom will be open 20 minutes before the start of class. Managing by Network will begin promptly at the top of the hour.

Pre-Webinar Assignments

 

  • No pre-webinar assignment this week!

Instructors: Liz Madison and Anne Desmarais

 

Agenda

  • Welcome
  • Peer to Peer Case Study Presentations
    • ALPHA: Marcia Pradines, USFWS, Refuge Project Leader, Chesapeake Marshlands National Wildlife Refuge Complex, MD
    • BETA: Nancy Kastning, BLM, AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, NM
    • GAMMA: Mary (MJ) Byrne, BLM, Special Assistant to State Director for RAC, Partnerships, Ed. & Interp., Youth, Volunteering, Idaho State Office, ID
    • DELTA: Lucy Maldonado, USFS, Prince of Wales Island Planning Staff, Tongass National Forest, Thorne Bay and Craig Ranger District, AK
  • Accountability Practices (PDF)

 

Optional Resources to Explore:

On the Horizon:

Study Hall 2: Week of May 27

 

Study Hall work is optional and designed to help apply the materials learned in class. During this week you may:

  • Attend office hours: chat with an instructor and other classmates, 2-3 pm ET Thurs May 30 (with Anne Desmarais)
  • Complete self-study: catch up or delve deeper on instructional material
  • Network: reach out to a classmate or instructor by email, phone, Facebook or in person
  • Explore homework: self-assessments and exercises to enrich your learning
  • Apply what you learned on the job

 

Course Notebook Materials listed with this arrow icon are recommended for self-study when you miss a webinar.

MBN 2019 Course Notebook

  • Session 12: Look Beneath the Surface - May 15 & 16 Session 12: Look Beneath the Surface - May 15 & 16

    Presentations Entrepreneurship and Risk Assessment (PDF) Project Management, Planning and Evaluation in Partnership (PDF)   Video Presentations Entrepreneurship and Partnerships with Liz Madison, 18 mins video/podcast Building Action Agendas for...

  • Session 11: Walk a Mile in Their Shoes - May 8 or 9 Session 11: Walk a Mile in Their Shoes - May 8 or 9

    Presentations  Shining a Light on FOIA: Partnerships and Transparency by Peter Williams, PhD Partnerships and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (PDF) Moving Back to the People: Asset Based Community Development (PDF)   Video Presentations  What is Appreciative...

  • Session 10: Calm the Waters - May 1 or 2 Session 10: Calm the Waters - May 1 or 2

    Presentations  Strengthen Your Conflict Managem ent Skills   Video Presentations Ladder of Inference with Susan Goodwin, 4 mins video/podcast Strengthen Your Conflict Management Skills with Susan Goodwin, 25 mins CORE-PLUS: Building a Higher Performance Model...

  • Session 09: Put the Wind in Your Sails - April 24 or 25 Session 09: Put the Wind in Your Sails - April 24 or 25

    Presentations Partnership Life Cycle Discussion.pdf  Facilitation in Action.pdf   Video Presentations: Making Meetings Work with Liz Madison, 11 mins video/podcast A Facilitator’s Best Practices with Anne Desmarais, 18 mins  Partnership Network Life-Cycle with...

  • Session 08: Change Your Tack - April 17 or 18 Session 08: Change Your Tack - April 17 or 18

    Presentations: Principled Negotiation Discussion.pdf  Persuasion Insights.pdf    Video Presentations Principled Negotiation with Denis Desmarais, 22 mins video/podcast Persuasion with Liz Madison, 22 mins video/podcast   Optional Homework Principled Negotiation...

  • Session 07: Paddle Together, April 10 & 11 Session 07: Paddle Together, April 10 & 11

    Presentations Community Collaboration Toolbox: Stakeholder Analysis and Spectrum of Community Engagement (PDF) One Tam: Community Collaboration Practices (PDF)   Video Presentations  Measuring the Health of Mount Tam, 4 mins  One Mountain: Promise of Partnerships, 7...

  • Session 06: Reflect on the Journey - March 27 or 28 Session 06: Reflect on the Journey - March 27 or 28

    Presentations:  Launching the 2019 Case Study Program  Case Study Checklist  Partnership Check-Up: Assessing Partnership Health and Effectiveness   Video Presentations: America's Great Outdoors Initiative with Jeremiah Martinez video/podcast Part 1, 17 mins,...

  • Session 05: Cast a Wide Net - March 20 or 21 Session 05: Cast a Wide Net - March 20 or 21

    Presentations and Resources: Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program_Kevin Connally.pdf  Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan, 14 mins As you watch, consider these questions: 1. What strikes you as you listen to the stakeholders describe the Edwards Aquifer Recovery...

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2019 Class Roster

as of 3.12.2019

Study Hall

MBN 2018 Course Schedule

2019 Schedule

Instructors

MBN alumni

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Alpha/Wednesday and Gamma/Thursday meet at the following times:

 

Beta/Wednesday and Delta/Thursday meet at the following times:

While participants are assigned to a group day and time for class size and planning purposes, we expect schedule conflicts.

Participants may attend any one of the four webinars in any given week, as best suits their schedule.

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