Society is changing rapidly. Organizations within health care, public sector and social sector get the feeling they’re no longer able to tackle the complex questions and needs of their customers. Those who have an extensive network usually perform better on innovation.
Organizations are increasingly being part of network which they utilize to get things done. That can be a strategic decision, but this is usually because certain organizations or clients expect this.
Working together in networks is one of the most complex forms of organization out there. It is useless to get started without a distinct vision. Throughout the program you have to constantly consider: “To network or not to network? And if we network, what’s the correct way to do so?”
In this program you learn what organizational networks are exactly and how they can contribute to the success of your organization. We zoom in on the importance of a good network and provide knowledge and techniques to increase the social capital or relational capital as a basis for co-creation within network organization. In-depth insights on opportunities for value creation by networking will be generated through conceptual frameworks, practice examples and contribution and analysis of your own practice situations.
After attending this program:
You will know what social capital is and how to use them effectively, ethically and sustainably
You can plot your existing network
You will possess techniques to enlarge your network and make it more effective
You will know how to utilize the social or relational capital in a qualitative and targeted manner for your organization’s growth
You will be able to validate the use and added value of organization network based on insights from the first part.
You will be able to strongly link conceptual insights on building and functioning of organization networks and practice
You will know how to optimize the co-operation within a network
You are challenged in an inspirational manner to look differently at co-operation, co-creation, innovation and especially value creation for clients within an organizational network.
After completion of this program, you will receive a certificate of participation for the Master Class "Organisatienetwerken" from the Antwerp Management School.
This course is aimed at everyone in the public domain who is currently fully experimenting with a network organization or who may be considering this in the future. Hospitals, residential care centers, municipalities and public social welfare centers, independent government companies, intermunicipal partnerships, all possible cultural and social profit organizations, ...