Sustainability Knowledge Group and Philanthropy U are proud to announce a strategic partnership to accelerate global development at the local level. This unique partnership between the global advisory firm Sustainability Knowledge Group and the leading online learning platform Philanthropy University reflects both organizations’ commitment to the sustainability agenda and is driven by the common belief that the power of knowledge and education can transform lives. Both partners are dedicated to driving inclusive growth and sustainable change and by joining forces they aim to increase access to cutting-edge resources and accelerate towards a more sustainable future and a fairer society.
“The partnership with Philanthropy U is an excellent opportunity to use our experience and knowledge acquired in the private and public sector globally, to help social impact leaders and their organizations achieve their purpose,” said Aglaia Ntili, Managing Director of Sustainability Knowledge Group. “We are committed to the success of local leaders and we will share methodologies and strategic tools for effective stakeholder engagement in order to support them in maximizing their impact.’’
Sustainability Knowledge Group will share its professional expertise as course advisor for a new course dedicated to strategic stakeholder engagement. The course titled “Stakeholder Engagement Strategy” will touch upon all key stages of strategic stakeholder management and will guide participants to learn how to:
- identify, prioritize and map stakeholders
- develop and implement impactful stakeholder engagement strategies
- design organization-wide initiatives based on stakeholder interests and needs
- measure the effectiveness of stakeholder management
This course will be the newest addition to Philanthropy University’s growing course catalog, which currently includes fourteen free online courses on topics like monitoring and evaluation (M&E), fundraising, project management and more. In addition to courses, Philanthropy University also offers online communities and funding opportunities for social impact organizations, so they can learn, network and grow together in one free, all-inclusive online space.
Andrew Wyndham, Instructional Design Manager at Philanthropy U says, “We’re thrilled to develop this new online course with Sustainability Knowledge Group. They have a wealth of experience teaching all types of organizations how to engage their stakeholders to produce sustainable outcomes. We can’t wait to bring this expertise to our global community of social impact professionals.”
The course “Stakeholder Engagement Strategy” will be available the second half of 2019.