What criteria does the executive organisation have to meet?

Experience shows that the organisation that hosts a transition programme has an influence on it. That can be a handicap. You therefore have to realise when choosing the host organisation for the transition programme that it is very important for the executive organisation for a transition project:

  • to be independent
  • to be entrepreneurial
  • to be able to work on an equal footing with other parties and with niche players
  • to have room to experiment and scope to adjust goals and activities
  • to be able to work with variety and diversity
  • to conduct evaluations in a manner appropriate to the searching and learning character of transition programmes and the uncertainty of the returns
  • to have continuity and personal commitment among the programme managers
  • to have close links with relevant policymaking and research institutes and innovative practices.

Make sure the right conditions are in place.