Academic Courses and Programs on Cross-sector Collaboration

blogimage_what-we-learnedThere are a number of academic courses, programs, and certificates offered in the United States in which cross-sector collaboration is a major theme. We hope this list will be useful for educators who are interested in how this topic is being taught at universities across the country and those looking for examples of how to teach cross-sector collaboration to either undergraduate or graduate students. If you’re aware of other U.S.-based courses or programs on cross-sector collaboration, or if you teach a relevant course and would like to share its syllabus, please contact us at research@intersector.com.

Courses

These are courses in which cross-sector collaboration is a major theme. Not all courses listed here are currently offered.

Public Affairs, Public Administration, and Public Policy

 

Business

 

Issue-based Courses

Education

  • “Collaborations & Partnerships in Family & Youth Settings,” North Carolina State University | View course description
  • “Collaborative Partnerships to Support Infants and Toddlers,” Portland State University | View course description

 

Urban Affairs

 

Environment and Natural Resource Conservation

  • “Advancing Sustainability through Land Conservation Practice in the United States and Around the World,” Harvard University | View course description
  • “Collaboration Program in Natural Resources: Practicum. 1,” University of Wyoming | View course description
  • “Collaboration Program in Natural Resources: Principles and Methods,” University of Wyoming | View course description
  • “Managing Natural Resources in an Arena of Conflict,” North Carolina State University | View course description
  • “Theory and Practice of Partnerships for Conservation and Community Sustainability,” North Carolina State University | View course description

 

Public Health

Certificates and Programs