In Col-lab we believe that theory cannot be separated from practice. The real background of our work is trying to adapt models to a changing reality. Nowadays, organizations need to manage and adapt to a system where cooperation, competition and coordination demands different attitudes, skills and practices.

For that we accompany and facilitate processes of change. We use a combination of techniques that mix analysis, training and workshops integrating methods that adapt to specific circumstances. For example, during the first months of 2015 Col-lab supported the Board of Directors and Managing Committee of the Belgian Development Agency (BTC) in their internal reflection process to revamp its vision and strategy to the challenges of delivering official development assistance in the post-2015 environment. This collaboration crystallized in new Statutes for the Belgian Development Agency being approved by the Belgian Parliament at the beginning of 2016.