The Delivering a High Impact Global Engagement Strategy Training Course will offer a 2-day programme supporting institutions on their journey to establish and maintain international partnerships, engage with new markets and translate strategic direction into an institution-wide approach.
Through practical workshops and expert insights, attendees will be given an in-depth opportunity to consider relevant stakeholders of their global strategies and how to map out their delivery plan to enhance the impact of global collaboration, measure their performance and set out a route to driving global reputation.
A Breakdown of the Programme
- What Does a High Impact Global Engagement Strategy Look Like?
- Workshop: Cross-institutional collaboration to form Effective International Partnerships and Driving Collaboration
- Global Reach: Engaging with New Markets and Global Audiences
- Workshop: Designing Your International Communication plan
- Driving an Institution-Wide Approach to Internationalisation
- Workshop: Developing and Enhancing Your Global Engagement Strategy
- From Strategy to Delivery: Measuring Performance and Progress
- Workshop: Your Implementation Action Plan: Towards a Global Institution
An Expert Training Course Leader
Dörte Stevenson – Consultant: Global HE, Partnerships and Engagement
Dörte Stevenson is an independent consultant with over 25 years of success in the Higher Education sector. She is widely respected for her expertise in global institutional partnerships, staff and students’ international experiences, transnational education, institutional internationalisation strategies, and marketing and communications in Higher Education. Her clients include international and national organisations, universities and private companies. Prior to becoming a Consultant, Dörte was Assistant Director (Partnerships & Global Opportunities) within the department of Global Engagement at the University of Sheffield where she worked for 17 years.
- Day 1
- Day 2
This session will enable you to meet your peers joining the course, explore the objectives for the 2-day programme and will allow you to develop your own learning goals for the course.
- What needs to be considered for a global engagement plan to be effective across all areas of the institution?
- Understanding your institution’s place in the market and where value can be delivered
- Assessing what global engagement impact looks like and evaluating what constitutes success
- How can institutions mark their progress on their internationalisation journey?
- Aligning global engagement with the strategic aims of an institution
This interactive workshop will take you on a ‘walk through’ of the core components in building effective international partnerships. The session will allow you to reflect on key challenges in establishing and maintaining your collaborations and will share practical ideas on optimising your partnership planning.
This session will use practical examples and allow you to assess how new ideas could be implemented within your own context. The workshop will focus on:
- Identifying priorities
- Considering who you need to collaborate with in your institution
- Aligning institutional objectives with partnership planning
- Understanding strengths and where your institution can drive growth
- Exploring pain points in driving the expansion and depth to global partnerships
- Mapping out the route to partnership from inception to execution
- Examining how an institution can scope out potential new markets for partnership
- Exploring core trends in new regions expanding engagement activity with UK institutions
- Conducting effective evaluation on the needs, objectives and expectations of growth regions
- Assessing when partnerships are likely to deliver value and how to manage risk
This collaborative session will allow you take a deep dive into the approach of your global engagement team working with international partners and offer an opportunity to assess how communication can be optimised as part of the development of your global engagement strategy.
The session will explore the key action points on global communication and will allow you to evaluate areas for enhancement and transformation. The session will offer insights on:
- Successfully tailoring global communications
- Approaching and engaging with new partners
- Demonstrating the global credentials of your institution
- Driving a focus on strategic value and growth in engagement activity
Ahead of the start of Day 2, this session will allow you to reflect on key learning objectives, assess outcomes so far and consider how you may choose to facilitate change in your institution.
- Embedding internationalisation and global partnership working at all levels of an institution
- Supporting a joined-up approach between research partnerships, mobility programmes and teaching delivery
- Developing a ‘global mindset’ across an institution with a focus on culture, inclusivity and the experience of staff and students
- Ensuring internationalisation objectives successfully align with an institution’s wider ambitions and goals
This practical workshop will allow you to work directly with peers from across the sector to determine what a successful global engagement strategy looks like and how it can meet the specific needs and strengths of an institution.
The session will go on a ‘strategy tour’ of the sector considering what works, what is distinctive and how a global engagement strategy can be linked to growth. The session will offer insights on:
- Forging long-term thinking on the design of a global engagement strategy
- Setting strategic objectives and goals
- Establishing what can be achieved and how you can harness your institution’s strengths
- Exploring what it means to be distinctive in global engagement
- Developing a roadmap on global reputation and recognition
- Designing an implementation roadmap and ensuring strategy translates to implementation
- Examining how to measure success, benchmark progress and ensure engagement meets institutional objectives
- Coordinating global activity across multiple and diverse institutional operations
In this concluding session you will bring together your learning points from across the course to map out your action plan on global reputation.
Through an expert-led exercise, you will examine:
- What your distinctive offer is and what that means for global engagement
- What your destination is and how you will set achievable goals
- The strengths and weaknesses of your current delivery
- Your next steps in translating strategic direction into implementation
This course is specifically designed for the higher education sector. The course is open to all those responsible for global engagement, partnerships and strategy. Those in attendance will include:
- Directors of Global Strategy
- Directors of Global Engagement
- Directors of Global Partnerships
- Heads of Internationalisation
- Global Partnership Managers
- Global Mobility Managers
- Global Collaboration Leads
- International Managers and Officers
- Online Training Rate (Public Sector)£325 + VAT
- Online Training Rate (Voluntary Sector Small < £1m Income)£245 + VAT
- Online Training Rate (Voluntary Sector Large > £1m Income)£295 + VAT
- Online Training Rate (Private Sector)£395 + VAT