Stakeholder Management Masterclass

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The Stakeholder Management Masterclass is a highly specialised training course which is suited to CSR/Sustainability professionals, and everyone who is involved in engaging with stakeholders and developing business partnerships and relationships (including HR, Marketing, Corporate Affairs, H&S, External Relations). The masterclass builds the core of stakeholder management enabling participants to develop an enhanced understanding of how effective stakeholder engagement relates to business strategy and the long term benefits of such approach. Participants will be equipped with the tools and techniques to identify business opportunities, to inform organizational strategy, to maximize stakeholder positive impact and minimize business risks.

Objectives
A specialised and hands on training for professionals involved in stakeholder management.

  • Align stakeholders needs and expectations with sustainability strategies
  • Practice developing successful initiatives
  • Improve Sustainability reporting and performance
  • Develop strategies to secure effective stakeholder support and successful implementation
  • Identify and manage Stakeholder risks and opportunities
  • Recognize and benefit from development opportunities
  • Identify and reduce Stakeholder risk

Who should attend
The Stakeholder Management Masterclass is ideally suited to professionals, managers, and executives who are actively involved in stakeholder relationships, the external community, and whose actions impact stakeholder aspects.

Participants with either strategic or operational level roles will find value in this Masterclass by building competencies in the complete stakeholder framework including strategy, engagement, prioritization, and mapping.

Functions: CSR/Sustainability, Governance and Risk Management, Human Resources, Marketing/Communications/PR, Supply Chain/Logistics, Health and Safety, Environment, Quality, Operations, Corporate Philanthropy/Foundations

Top Benefits
Participants of the Stakeholder Management Masterclass will bring new value to their own skill sets and to their organizations through:

  • Long term stakeholder engagement assessment and planning
  • Tools and methodologies to maximize the impact of stakeholder programs
  • Measuring the performance and impact of stakeholder management
  • Mapping and designing corporate actions based on prioritized stakeholder lists and the channels of engagement
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) stakeholder management outcome disclosures

Topics include

  • Practical Sustainability and CSR Concepts
  • Stakeholder Identification
  • Stakeholder Prioritization
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Sustainability and CSR Initiatives
  • Sustainability Reporting and Stakeholders
  • Sustainable Communications
  • Post-course Assignment for Certification

Training Methodology
We firmly believe that a friendly, supportive, and engaging learning environment is key to building long-lasting knowledge and maximizing retention. To support this belief, we built this course around a dynamic mixture of lectures, practical exercises, best practice case studies and group discussions. Our method builds not only knowledge, but a confidence in discussing and applying CSR/Sustainability topics and the platform for exchanging ideas and building valuable connections. Each course closes with a post-course assignment to evaluate the level of knowledge gained through this course and upon passing results in the earning of an ILM endorsed certificate.

Global ILM Recognition
ILM is the UK’s leading provider of leadership, management and coaching qualifications and a world renowned professional membership body representing over 25,000 professional managers and leaders.
Successful course candidates will be issued an ILM Certificate.

Following your successful post-course assignment submission you will receive the “Stakeholder Management Masterclass” Certificate which is endorsed by ILM verifying your knowledge and achievement.

Additional guidance is provided for the successful completion of your post-course assignment.

Upcoming Training Dates

Entry Requirements
Professional experience is required

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About our Sustainability Services
Sustainability Knowledge Group is a valued partner and a distinguished advisor of sustainability services.  In addition to our certified training services, we proudly offer reporting, strategy, SROI, risk management and compliance, GHG, energy management, award submissions support and other services tailored to our clients’ needs. We have a wide range of experience throughout the MENA and Europe region and across a spectrum of sectors including: Construction, Consulting, Banking, FMCG, Education, Local Authorities, Oil & Gas, Telecommunications, Pharmaceuticals, NGOs, Cosmetics, Technology, Shipping, Facility Management, Concessionaire and Hospitality.

Upcoming Events

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The GRI Standards: Principles and Application @ Abu Dhabi
The GRI Standards: Principles an... @ Abu Dhabi
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Advanced CSO Professional @ Abu Dhabi
Advanced CSO Professional @ Abu Dhabi
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm
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Stakeholder Management Masterclass @ Dubai
Stakeholder Management Masterclass @ Dubai
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
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Advanced CSO Professional @ London
Advanced CSO Professional @ London
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Advanced CSO Professional @ Singapore
Advanced CSO Professional @ Singapore
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Advanced CSO Professional @ Lisbon
Advanced CSO Professional @ Lisbon
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Sustainability Strategy and Reporting @ Dubai
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The GRI Standards: Principles and Application @ Dubai
The GRI Standards: Principles an... @ Dubai
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
1 day workshop on the new GRI Standards The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is the most widely used sustainability reporting standard. This training will prepare participants to manage their sustainability reporting process using the GRI[...]
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Sustainability Strategy and Reporting @ Kuwait
Sustainability Strategy and Repo... @ Kuwait
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“Standard, knowledge & technique of the instructor-wonderful!”
– E.W., Manager, ALMAVARIA

 “Face-to-face, small groups, great learning environment, training appropriated towards our company needs is what we enjoyed the most”
– J.B, Director, ALMAVARIA

 “I believe that the course was very important as it allowed me to systematize the concepts and deepen my knowledge in this area.”
– C.C., HR Leader, Liberty  Insurance