Training Course on Making Partnerships Work

Making Partnerships Work
Adding value through partnerships


Real meaningful change cannot be achieved alone. Organisations need to team up to pool resources, stimulate innovation, influence policy makers and maximise impact. Developing healthy partnerships means developing ways of working together and mobilising energy that will produce results. How to getting there is what this course is aboutan learn.


Anyone involved in setting up or managing of partnerships, either directly as partnership manager, or as desk officer overseeing partnerships. You may be working with a network organisation, private company, larger NGOs, or governmental development organisation.  


At the end of the training, you will:

  • Have a better understanding of critical issues in managing partnerships to identify intervention options
  • Receive ideas & tools to help partnership decision-making & create positive dynamics between partners
  • Practice skills related to the facilitation of partnership dynamics.


Mr. Koen Toonen  is a senior trainer based in MDF Vietnam office. He has over 20 year experience in development sector at UN. He is an all-round development expert and trainer in Results-Based Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation for Learning, Advocacy & Policy Influencing, Network Management, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Sustainability Planning, Institutional Development and Organizational Strengthening, notably for poverty alleviation and environmental management.


  • Dates: 01 – 04 October 2019
  • Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Course fee: Euro 870 (including lunches, materials and tea breaks; excluding taxes)
  • Discounts:
    • 10% discount to MDF alumni who attended an MDF course within the past 02 years
    • 01 FREE PLACE for a group of 06 registrations from the same organization.

Register here before 23 September 2019.

If you have any questions or need any registration assistance, you can always contact us at [email protected] or [email protected] or reach us at +84 (0)24 6258 4438