PARTNER Tool Resources2020-02-07T15:10:45-07:00
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The User Guide provides a step-by-step guide for inter-organizational networks to measure and monitor collaborative activity over time using PARTNER.

PARTNER User Guide Sept 2019


Two-page PARTNER Tool handout.

PARTNER Tool Brief

Tips & Tricks for Collecting Network Data

Bounding Your Network: A methods brief that gives advice on bounding your network in preparation for launching your network survey.


Use this spreadsheet to upload all of your respondent information. When you have it completely filled out, log in to your PARTNER account, select your project, and upload under Step 1: Load Respondents.



The questions that make up the PARTNER Default Survey are listed in this spreadsheet and word document below. 

PARTNER Default Survey Questions– This document includes the default PARTNER survey questions, as well as, additional relational questions as options.


  • Our full hour-long webinars give a more in-depth look at PARTNER.
  • This first webinar gives you an overview of social network analysis and how to use PARTNER for network evaluation.
  • This second webinar is our most recent recorded LIVE demo of everything the PARTNER Platform has to offer.

Check out the rest of our webinars here. 

These short demonstrations give a quick overview of everything offered within the PARTNER Platform.


In this simulation, the network theory and Social Network Analysis (SNA) are applied to examine the organizational networks in public health partnerships. SNA and network theory is applied to operationalize a set of measurable dimensions that can be used to evaluate the strength of PHCs and the connections (or connectivity) among partner organizations. Connectivity is defined as the measured interactions between partners in a collaborative such as the amount and quality of interactions, and how these relationships might change over time. The simulation has a brief overview of SNA to allow students to become familiar with the concept and language. However, the readings from the “recommended reading” list below can help students get familiar and prepare to participate in this simulation.

Strategic Network Management in a Community Collaborative: A Simulation

PARTNER Simulation

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