Skillful Collaboration


Skill Level



60 Minutes

Time Commitment per Week


Number of Weeks

Leader Behaviors

This course strengthens your skills in the following leader behaviors:

Course Overview

Successful collaboration involves far more than just working side-by-side. It’s a process that requires attitudes, skills, and practices that can be learned and strengthened, and mastering them will not only make your job easier, but it will also help you to become more successful. Collaboration increases accountability and increases motivation.

In this course, you will recognize when and when not to use a collaboration approach, identify how to establish and communicate expectations to others to ensure a successful collaboration, and recognize the inward attitudes and outward behaviors necessary to collaborate well.

Completing this course will help you:

Who is the course for?

This course would benefit anyone who wants to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and work towards achieving a common goal.

Learning Path

In this session, we will explore the benefits and challenges of collaboration, when to collaborate, and who should be involved. We will also define how to establish expectations and collaborate with leaders. We will then determine how to create a community of practice and utilize the tools required for effective collaboration.

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

In this session, we will learn how to develop the required attitude to be an effective collaborator and explore how to turn conflicts into cooperation. We will determine how to get things done and explore the words to use and avoid for effective collaboration. 

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

In this session, we will define and explore how collaboration gets destroyed and methods we can use to manage it. Some key topics that will be explored in this session include protecting our turf, being indecisive, needing excessive help, and acting uninterested.

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

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