Instructor-Led Online Collaboration Skills Training Course
Thinking Collaboratively: Working Together for Stronger Business Results
Available Formats: Multi-Session Virtual Classroom Course
This collaboration skills course will:
Offer ideas about when and when not to collaborate.
Outline seven stages of collaboration.
Suggest tactics for managing group dynamics and dysfunction.
Provide tools for including all team members and bringing voices forward.
This collaboration skills course is designed to help participants learn the essential skills needed to work effectively with others in a team or group setting. The program covers a range of topics, including the importance of collaboration in the workplace, effective communication strategies, how to manage conflict and resolve issues within a team, and how to lead and participate in successful team projects.
Segment One Objectives
Decide when and when not to collaborate.
Discuss the costs of bad collaboration.
Describe four behavioral patterns people may exhibit when collaborating.
Explain the seven stages of collaboration.
Identify issues on teams that may limit collaboration.
Segment One Modules
Think Before Connecting: When and When Not to Collaborate
Four Types of Behaviors: What Works and What Doesn’t
From A to B: Seven Stages of Collaboration
Team Dysfunction: Identifying and Addressing Problems
Segment Two Objectives
Discuss the fallout that occurs when a team is dysfunctional.
Describe solutions for addressing dysfunction.
Put routines in place to maintain a healthy team that’s ready, willing, and able to collaborate when the conditions demand it.
Identify solutions to common challenges.
Segment Two Modules
The Fallout: What Happens When Teams Face Dysfunction
Solutions for Dealing with Dysfunction: Removing Obstacles
Care and Feeding: Healthy Teams
Solve This: Addressing Common Problems
Segment Three Objectives
Use a range of ideation tools.
Bring voices forward during a meeting.
Build relationships, promote transparency, and share the vision.
Follow best practices when running collaborative meetings.
Segment Three Modules
Ideas on the Table: Bringing Voices Forward
Managing Discussion: Hearing Everyone
A Balanced Stool: Three Keys to Collaborative Meetings
Great Mechanics: More on Meetings
By the end of the course, participants will have gained a solid foundation in collaboration skills and will be better equipped to work effectively with others to achieve common goals.
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INSTRUCTOR-LED ONLINE COLLABORATION SKILLS TRAINING
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