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Collective impact development and training


Israel Hawkins has developed a collective impact model which has established six collectives in the Rotorua region called Waka Whakamua Trust. His knowledge and commitment to community collective impact is demonstrated through this extensive work.

Collective Impact requires the identification and agreement between partners of a local issue, confirmation of who can contribute to the resolution of the issue and coordination of services in the delivery of solutions.

Wera Consultants Ltd provides the facilitated establishment of Collectives through:

  • Leadership
  • Training
  • Guidance
  • Resources

Collective Impact Development and Training

The following is a guide of the stages required to establish Collective Impact:

  1. Guide Vision and Strategy
    • Build a common understanding of the problem
    • Strategic Guidance to develop common agenda
  2. Support Aligned Activities
    • Coordinate communication & collaboration
    • Convene partners and stakeholders
    • Catalyse new initiatives
    • Provide technical assistance
    • Create paths for new members / partners
    • Seek opportunities for alignment with other groups
  3. Shared Measurements
    • Collect, analyse, interpret and report data
    • Develop shared measurement system
    • Build partners data capacity
  4. Build Public Will
    • Create a sense of urgency
    • Support community member engagement
    • Produce and manage external communications
  5. Advance Policy
    • Advocate for aligned policy agendas
    • Challenge current public sector policy
  6. Mobilise Funding
    • Mobilise and align public support for funding

The functions of Back End Support

In order for these Collective Impact groups to succeed, a Back End Support Team (BEST) needs to be established and implemented. We at Wera Consultants Ltd have the team required to provide the following expert services:

  • Research and Evaluation
  • Engagement and Communication
  • Finance
  • Information Technology / Database
  • Project Leadership
  • Administration / Operations / Funding

For further information in regards to training packages and engagement of Back End Support, please contact us via our online form below

Contact Us

For more information on our Collective Impact Development and Training Service please call our office on (07) 346 1337