Building Partnerships with Faculty, Clinicians, and other Stakeholders

MLA Course
Listing Archived: Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Primary contact information...
Mabee Library, Washburn University
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka KS , 66621
United States
Gwen Wilson is the primary contact.
Phone: 785-670-2609
Region: Midcontinental

Description: Interested in strategies on building partnerships that lead to collaborative projects? This class will discuss barriers to building partnerships and detailed plans to help overcome these obstacles. Learn some strategies that will help open opportunities for collaborative projects in both the academic and hospital settings. After four hours in a hands-on workshop you will walk away with an action plan that fits you. Target audience: Professionals new to health librarianship, starting a new job, or anyone who wants to learn new partnership strategies Learning Outcomes: - Develop detailed plans for building partnerships - Refine strategies to start collaborative projects via these partnerships - Recognize opportunities to develop partnerships

Experience Level: Beginning Plus
Continuing Education Experience: NA
CE Contact Hours: 4
Professional Competencies: Leadership and Management, Health Sciences Information Services, Research + Analysis and Interpretation
Subject: Leadership, New Librarian, Outreach/Advocacy, Teaching/Instruction
Course Type: Face to Face, Hands-on, Chapter Offerings

Educational Objective: Participants will develop detailed plans for building partnerships Refine strategies to start collaborative projects via these partnerships Recognize opportunities to develop partnerships


1:00-1:20		Lay the groundwork for the class
			Discuss why build partnerships?
			Discuss how the participants will leave with a detailed action plan. 

1:20-1:40		Introductions: What is your goal (asking the participants)?

1:40-2:25 	        What opportunities are there for building partnerships? Who do you want to build a partnership with?[instructional format: demonstration]

2:25-2:45 	       Brainstorm and discuss opportunities for building partnerships at your institution. Part of action plan.[instructional format: small group activity]

2:45-3:00 		Break

3:00-3:20 	        Introduce customizing messages to potential partners and establishing the message you want to get across [instructional format: lecture and demonstration-show short video]

3:20-3:50 	        Have everyone spend some time writing down an elevator speech, then go around the table and get feedback. Part of action plan.[instructional format: hands-on activity]

3:50-4:30 	What are the barriers to building partnerships? How to address and work around barriers. Part of action plan: is to list barriers relevant to your situation on your action plan, and how you might address them. [instructional format: discussion and brainstorming]

4:30-4:45 		Taking partnerships to the next level [instructional format: discussion and brainstorming]

4:45-5:00 		Wrap-up and questions 

Need for This Course: The Midwest and MCMLA Joint CE Committee conducted a survey of the two chapters and this topic was determined as a need from the survey results.

The instructional methods used include Demonstration, Discussion, Brainstorming, Role Playing, and Hands-on Exercises.

Participant Materials: Outline Action Plan Bibliography of relevant readings

Facility Requirements: Have round tables for seating, Internet connection, laptop computer and projector

Additional Evaluation: Will use the standard MLA evaluation form

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