Dorfschule ist zurück: Conflict to Co-Creation: Cultivating Stakeholders

4. June 2019Fabian0

After a successful workshop line-up in 2018, we couldn’t wait to bring our DorfSchule sessions again in 2019. This year we plan to extend our school calendar and offer sessions throughout the year. This first one will be a special English-language session focused on Leadership and Communication. Those are fundamental skills for all successful entrepreneurs.

Conflict to Co-Creation: Cultivating Stakeholders

In a world of high uncertainty and limited resources, entrepreneurs need stakeholders who will open doors, make connections, fund initiatives and provide counsel. During this highly interactive workshop, we will learn how to:

  • build a strong and sustainable network of stakeholders
  • identify people’s personal motivations
  • map stakeholders to our needs
  • transform a chance encounter into a lasting relationship
  • convert detractors into supporters
  • resolve stakeholder conflict
  • build a “2-degree of separation” network map and
  • confidently ask for help

You will build your own personal stakeholder maps and develop strategies to strengthen and expand it in alignment with the needs of your business.


About our tutor

Shama PatelShama Patel is the Founder of Drive Change advising executives at Fortune 500, mid-size and non-profit organisations for over 15 years in the United States. She launched Drive Change after gaining many years of strategy and operational experience at major consulting firms and helps companies manage large-scale change while exerting power through influence. Her mission is to unleash the power within leaders by helping them draw upon their inherent logic, imagination, intuition and systemic reasoning to explore unchartered waters and deliver breakthrough outcomes. Her counsel is both philosophical and pragmatic, providing access to a broad range of strategic frameworks, templates, roadmaps and situational advice tailored to create learnings that last a lifetime. Shama operates in the United States and Europe and is passionate about exploring the trajectory of human development and its implications for our collective future in a digital world. She also loves to travel and write photo-stories in search of fresh insights and inspiration. More information can be found on her website at: and her LinkedIn profile at:


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