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Co-production foundation

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Delivered through the medium of English


The session will give participants the knowledge, understanding, skills and confidence necessary to implement co-production successfully. Small group discussions will enable participants to share their knowledge and experience and to take a creative, asset-based approach to strategic planning. 


This highly interactive theory and practice training includes presentations, case-studies, exercises, small-group and whole-group discussions, and Q&A opportunities.  

Part 1 will cover: 

  • What co-production is, and isn’t.
  • Why co-produce? purpose, value and impact.
  • Strengths and Assets. What are you already doing?
  • When to co-produce. Spectrum of engagement & complexity theory.

Part 2 focuses on the practicalities of implementation. It will cover: 

  • How to co-produce. Techniques, tools and co-design methodology.
  • Co-productive evaluation. Outputs & Outcomes and measuring what matters.
  • Co-production and you. What could we do? What difference could we make?

Learning outcomes 

By the end of the course, you will be able to: 

  • Understand the principles of co-production 
  • Understand the potential impact of working in this way 
  • Understand when co-production can be most effectively applied 
  • Understand the key co-production implementation tools, techniques and methods 
  • Understand the basics of evaluation for co-production 
  • Consider how these principles could be applied in their specific organisational context 

 Who this course is for  

The training is suitable for people with varying levels of co-production knowledge, or none. It is particularly aimed at managers and frontline staff who will be responsible for implementing a co-productive approach and will include opportunities to consider the potential for and barriers to co-production in your organisational context. It can also be beneficial to include partners and members of the communities you support: a demonstration of the all in this together ethos that underpins co-production. 


All our courses can be delivered bespoke and tailored to meet your organisation’s needs. Please complete our bespoke training request form and a member of our team will be in touch.  For any other enquiries please email training@wcva.cymru.