Collaboration Skills at Work

Formats: 4-hour virtual course  |  1-day instructor-led onsite

Inter-departmental collaboration is increasingly important In today’s business environment. In this introductory course, we will teach you a collaborative style that works by influencing others through trust, communication, mutual respect, and by setting a shared vision. You will learn how to develop your collaboration abilities, increase innovation, solve problems, and increase engagement efficiency, both for the company and for your career.

Learning Objectives »

  • Appreciate what it means to work collaboratively.
  • Implement skills needed for collaborative working.
  • Develop a collaborative environment at work.
  • Adapt virtual collaboration skills.
  • Develop a collaboration skills action plan.

Course Agenda »

What is Collaboration?

  1. An Example of Collaboration at Work
  2. Team Definition and Characteristics
  3. Team Diversity
  4. Collaboration vs Cooperation
  5. Types of Collaboration
  6. Benefits of Collaboration

Effective Collaboration Skills

  1. The Collaboration Building
  2. Collaboration Bricks
  3. Essential Collaboration Skills
  4. Emotional Intelligence
  5. The Johari Window
  6. Effective Listening
  7. How to Bridge the Introvert-Extrovert Ga
  8. Time Management Matrix
  9. Survival in the Arctic
  10. How to Improve Your Collaboration Skills

Developing a Collaborative Environment

  1. Layers of Organizational Collaboration
  2. Developing Organizational Collaboration
  3. Collaborative Leadership Characteristics
  4. Challenges of Virtual Collaboration
  5. Virtual Collaboration Tools
  6. Dealing with Communication Challenges
  7. Virtual Communication Best-Practices

Your Collaboration Skills Plan

  1. Developing an Action Plan
  2. Creating Your Collaboration Skills Plan