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Setting up Positive Impact Partnerships

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There is a commonly shared agreement worldwide that current economic models are in crisis. Citizens demand from their governments solutions to social, environmental and economic problems, while customers and employees demand from the businesses accountability and demonstrable enduring Positive Impact on the communities that they operate in.

At the same time, governments, businesses and donors acknowledge the fact that:

• Healthy and thriving communities mean increased wealth for everyone involved
• Single players acting in isolation are unable to deliver enduring and impactful solutions
• A more selfless approach is required: concerted efforts that bring together corporates, government and other interest groups, ready to relinquish the "lion's share" and work for a greater goal.

For the past two years, leveraging on Palladium’s unique experience in strategy management, impact investing, and developing projects, Dr. Robert Kaplan together with our research team and other renowned professors, have dedicated time to research and design Positive Impact solutions. These help organizations to become Positive Impact Focused by going beyond the traditional CSR approach of throwing money at a problem” to a new approach that encompasses:

• Embedding “Doing Good” into the strategy of your organization by formalizing processes and behaviors to garner the support of all employees.
• Identifying and leveraging opportunities for growth in bottom-of-the-pyramid markets.
• Assessing your value chain to identify opportunities for collaboration with third parties from the private or public sector.
• Establishing and managing alliances to address community issues with mutually beneficial outcomes.
• Setting up sound measuring and monitoring systems to be able to demonstrate social and economic impact.

The training will walk the participants through the tools and methodologies required to set up Positive Impact Partnerships to bring different stakeholders together in mutually beneficial ways in order to maximize their economic, social and environmental value with measurable and evidence-based results.

How can this approach benefit the private sector?

• Learn how to grow the business in a sustainable way.
• Understand how to ensure that your stakeholders, suppliers and the community all benefit from your Strategy.
• Evolve your CSR strategy into a fully-blown initiative for growth by investing in large-scale projects whose impact will be much superior to a limited CSR initiative.

How can this approach benefit the public sector?

• Realize economic growth at local and country level by engaging with a variety of stakeholders, most notably with the private sector.
• Implement enduring social change for all the complex issues that require the intervention of a multitude of stakeholders.
• Identify innovative financing solutions to solve social challenges and close the gap between the available budgets and the intended benefits.

Who should attend?

• Strategy executives, country directors, program managers, and any other private or public sector professionals that are required to:

> Identify avenues of growth in their corporation by engaging other public or private sector players, while improving positively and impactfully the communities that they operate in.
> Engage as a public sector organization with the private sector in a meaningful way to creatively address challenges facing their citizens.

Speakers

TBC

Agenda

Day One - Monday 25th September

1. Introduction
1.1 Learning Goals
1.2 Introduction to Positive Impact - definition and benefits

2. Identification and Review
2.1. Specifiy the problem(s) to solve
2.2. Understand the organization's role in developing solutions: introduction to Business-Led parterships vs. Collaborate Alliances
2.3. Identify and evaluate potential partners
2.4. Understand the ecosystem - who your stakeholders are and what your common interests are
2.5. Assess Organizational readiness
2.6. Financing considerations
i. Execution and scale
ii. Types of financing and investment
2.7. End of Day: Review/Conclusion

Day Two - Tuesday 26th September

3. Initialization and Engagement
3.1. Opening: Revision of concepts from Day 1
3.2. Co-create the PiP Strategy and set expectations
3.3. Co-design the Change Agenda
3.4. Define the Scorecard and set up the impact measurement system
3.5. Create and foster a culture for Positive Impact
3.6. Embed Positive Impact into your organizational strategy

4. Managing a Positive Impact Partnership/Learning and Adaptation
4.1. Impact Assessment
4.2. Establish governance structure
i. The Role of "The Catalyst"
ii. Roles and responsibilities of the partners
4.3. Monitor, evaluate, report
4.4. Make data-base decisions and adapt

5. Sustainability and Closing Check
5.1. Utilize data to determine next steps: adaptive management
5.2. Definition of victory
5.3. Positive Impact Partnerships case studies
5.4. Closing Remarks

Registration Fees*

Super Early Bird - $1800 per person (registrations before 17 July 2017)
Early Bird - $2000 per person (registrations on or before 31 July 2017)
Full Price - $2500 per person (registrations after 31 July 2017

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Group Discounts
Group discounts are available for teams of 3 or more from the same organisation. Please contact Charlotte Taylor in the UK for your tailored quote on Charlotte.Taylor@thepalladiumgroup.com or call +44 1225 462967.

Payment Terms
Payment terms are 14 days from date of invoice, or if the date falls within 14 days of commencement of the event, then prior to arrival. We accept US Dollar payments by credit card - Visa, MasterCard or American Express - wire transfer or cheque. US Dollar wire transfers are to be made to:

Bank: HSBC Jebel Ali Branch
Currency: USD
Bank Account: 035-797000-101
IBAN: AE310200000035797000101
SWIFT: BBME AEAD
Address: PO Box 66, Dubai, UAE

Cancellation Policy
Substitutions may be made at any time. Cancellations must be received by email to Charlotte.Taylor@thepalladiumgroup.com by 4 September 2017. After this date, all registrations, including no shows, are subject to the full Boot Camp Fee and no refunds will be made. Delegates may request to transfer their registration to an alternative course, subject to our terms and conditions. However, if a cancellation occurs within 7 days of the course start date, we regret that no transfers may be made to alternative events and no refunds can be given.

Venue

Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates
Sheikh Zayed Road, 120679, Dubai,
United Arab Emirates
+971 4 341 0000

Experience an unparalleled level of luxury at the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates that is connected to the award winning Mall of The Emirates. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road in the Al Barsha district, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates is centrally situated with close proximity to areas such as Downtown Dubai, Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah. The journey from Dubai International Airport to Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates takes approximately 30 minutes.

The Kempinski hotel are offering Palladium delegates discounted accommodation rates of 800 AED per night.

Note 1: Above rates are per room per night subject to 10% Service charge, 10% municipality fees and AED 20 tourism fee.
Note 2: The rate is inclusive of buffet breakfast.

Rooms are bookable 14 days prior to the event after this subject to availability.

To make a reservation email elisa.mueller@kempinski.com or call +971 4 341 0000 ensuring you quote Palladium Setting up Positive Impact Partnerships. If you have any issues please email Charlotte.Taylor@thepalladiumgroup.com or call +44 1225 462967.