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Network Analysis: Understanding Actors and Relationships

Join us for a 4-day introductory course on Network Analysis, and come away with the essential tools you need to begin applying a systems approach to your work.
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Network Analysis: Understanding Actors and Relationships

Register here for LINC’s training: “Network Analysis: Understanding Actors and Relationships”

Location: One Washington Circle Hotel (Washington DC)

Dates: February 24 – 27, 2020

Fees: Per participant fee (Includes tuition and course materials):

  • $1,450 Early Bird (January 31, 2020)
  • $1,700 Regular Registration

Multiple Participants: Group discounts are available for organizations wishing to register more than two participants. Please email training@linclocal.org to inquire with the name of your organization and number of participants. We will respond within 24 hours to secure your seats.

Changes in Plans: Full refund, less $75 service fee, is available if cancelled more than six weeks in advance. 50% refunds are available up until 2 weeks prior.

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Training Overview

Day 1:

  • Introduction to Systems Thinking for Development

Days 2 – 4:

  • Understanding Actor Analysis
  • Understanding Networks
  • Intro to Social Network Analysis
  • Mechanics of Social Network Analysis
  • Analyzing Social Network Data using Kumu online software
  • Social Network Analysis Action Planning
  • Overview of Qualitative Approaches to Support Network Analysis

Who Should Participate: This training module is optimized for international development practitioners, including staff of NGOs, Contractors and Donors who would like to apply systems thinking to their own overseas development projects.

Objectives
  • Use a systems thinking lens to understand actors, networks and relationships
  • Understand the benefits and uses of Network Analysis for international development
  • Learn how to conduct a Network Analysis in a development context
  • Understand the benefits of pairing Network Analysis with qualitative approaches
Trainers

Rich Fromer

Rich Fromer, Managing Director at LINC, is a professional trainer and system thinker. Extensively versed in systems theory and practice, Mr. Fromer delivers systems thinking training and technical assistance for major donor-funded international development projects in Latin America, Africa and Asia.

Jenna White

As a trainer, Jenna specializes in taking complex ideas and making them easy to understand. While at LINC, Jenna has led trainings on systems thinking in six countries for a variety of audiences including CSOs, implementing partners, and mission staff. Prior to joining LINC as Program Director, Jenna served as an instructor at the University of Michigan.