Stakeholder engagement

Course ID
Community & Youth Development
NQF Level 6
Elna de Beer, External
5 days

The Southern African Wildlife College offers organisations and or private businesses the opportunity to enrol their staff for training in any of our short courses on the basis of ten people attending as a minimum requirement. Training can take place at the SAWC, via online format, or on-site at a location preferred and provided by the client. Courses can be tailored according to the specific needs of the organisation. Many short courses are offered in an online or blended-learning format for distance learners.


This module deals with the application of stakeholder engagement as an inclusive and continuous process between an organisation and those potentially impacted upon. Based on good practice to help build strong relationships resulting in fostering the social processes needed to achieve conservation objectives.

  • Identify the relationship between people and conservation.
  • Describe the trends of stakeholder engagement in relation to your work situation.
  • Apply the concept of stakeholder engagement to your work situation.
  • Define the guiding principles, core values and standards of stakeholder engagement.
  • Define the relevance of context and solutions to challenges in stakeholder engagement.
  • Practice stakeholder engagement as a phased approach based on principles of accountability and good practice methodology.
Suitable for: 

Anyone operating in the social aspect of conservation.