Summer Course - Advanced Multi-stakeholder Analysis

In this Summer Course, we will focus on developing advanced multi-stakeholder analysis. During the course concepts concerning stakeholders are discussed, analytical tools for advanced stakeholder analysis are presented and critically reflected upon and you will be asked to apply a particular stakeholder analysis tool during a practical fieldwork in Delft.

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2019

For whom?

1. MSc students that will undertake MSc research on topics or issues, which involve multiple stakeholders and/or MSc research that will include stakeholder analysis.    

2. Students that are interested in learning more about advanced stakeholder analysis tools. 

Dates, Fee, ECTS

Start: 29 July 2019
End: 02 August 2019
ECTS credit points: 1
Deadline IHE application: 14 July 2019 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 950

VAT is not included in the course fee

Learning objectives

Upon completion, the participant should be able to:
  1. Reflect on different actor and stakeholder analysis approaches
  2. Apply an advanced multi-stakeholder analysis tool
  3. Interpret and present findings from the practical application of an advanced stakeholder analysis tool

Course content

Most water and environmental problems are multifaceted problems involving complex multi-stakeholder environments. In this Summer School, we focus on developing advanced multi-stakeholder analysis. During the course concepts concerning stakeholders are discussed, analytical tools for advanced stakeholder analysis (comparative cognitive mapping; applied game theory; social network analysis) are presented and critically reflected upon and participants will be asked to apply a particular stakeholder analysis tool during a practical fieldwork in Delft.

The practical fieldwork will concern the recent decision to reduce and eventually stop the pumping of groundwater, which has been done by DSM for the last 100 year. As a result of land subsidence and the reduced pumping of groundwater, various actors have raised concerns that rising groundwater levels will impact thousands of households in the Delft region (flooding basements, etc.). Students will be asked to analyse this case and then interpret and present their findings.

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