Module 6: Principles of Collaboration and Partnership

Learning Objectives

The learning objectives for this module are:

  • Recognize key conditions for meaningful, equitable and effective interdisciplinary collaborations;
  • Build familiarity with a range of approaches available for building cross-sectoral partnerships;
  • Build capacity to balance process and product in partnership brokering; and
  • Develop a personalized and self-reflective approach to interdisciplinary and collaborative work.

Readings and Media


WEBINAR | Bridging Difference: Building Authentic Collaborative Partnerships includes 5 core principles for impactful partnering and partnering cycle 14:23 – 27:15

For a deeper dive in The Partnering Cycle , Brokering Better Partnerships Handbook 

The Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture 

STAR Diagram 

Case Studies/ Examples:


We Can’t Keep Meeting Like This: Developing the Capacity for Cross-Sector Collaboration



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