Fundamentals of Strategic Advising in Reform Environments

Step 3 of 10: Introductory Lesson - Contextualising Advising
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Contextualising Advising

This introductory lesson will focus on making a distinction between advising, mentoring, and training. These terms are often used interchangeably although they refer to very different tasks. The context in which advisors operate needs to be understood. Advisors work in an complex environments with varying- and at time conflicting- interests and capabilities. It is also essential to be aware of the link between advising and capacity building.

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Key Concepts

  • Advising
  • Capacity
  • Capacity Building
  • Counterpart
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Mentoring
  • Training
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