Welcome to Lesson four of this introductory course on effective advising.
In Lesson One we focused on the key attributes of an Advisor and the shift in the mindset when taking on the role of an advisor. Lesson Two discussed working with local actors and key principles that should guide the activities of an advisor. We also discussed how to establish credibility, legitimacy and informal authority. Lesson Three dealt with how to assess existing capacity and how to identify gaps.
Lesson Four will discuss functioning in a complex environment.