Certificate in Cross Sector Partnering - PDC20072




20 hours

The Certificate in Cross Sector Partnering aims to deepen your understanding of how cross-sector partnering is becoming a vital tool for addressing complex issues locally, nationally and internationally. The course also outlines how cross-sector partnering can be used to develop innovative solutions to social, environmental and economic challenges.

The online Short Course will cover four main areas; Reviewing and consolidating the Partnering Essentials™ program material, exploring the partnering landscape in more detail, analysing the key success factors for effective cross sector partnering in more depth, and assessing how to overcome challenges in the partnering process.

The fee for this short course will be $475.00.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Online
Duration: 20 hours
  1. Consolidate frameworks, tools and key learning from the Partnering Essentials™ program material undertaken previously (see prerequisite)
  2. Expand your knowledge of how cross sector partnering is being utilised around the world to tackle complex problems and issues across many sectors and industry areas
  3. Increase your knowledge of how to partner successfully and overcome common challenges
  4. Apply this knowledge and the various frameworks and models discussed to your own work
  5. Demonstrate insight into the way these frameworks, tools and strategies can be used to resolve partnering problems.


Online Quiz, Case Study and Written Assessment

Students enrolling in this course must have completed a minimum of 2 days content from the Partnering Essentials™ program which is currently only conducted face to face with DIXON Partnering Solutions. To check your previous completion requirements or to undertake the 2 Day program please contact DIXON Partnering Solutions at

This course provides Professional Development for students who are wishing to consolidate, develop and enhance their partnering knowledge and skills.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.  Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 20 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a co-branded CQUniversity and Dixon Partnering Solutions Certificate of Completion.

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