Collaboration makes employees more responsible and increases motivation. 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.
In this course, you will recognize when and when not to use a collaboration approach, identify how to establish and communicate expectations to group members to ensure a successful collaboration, and recognize the inward attitudes and outward behaviors necessary to collaborate well.
This Course Starts in:
All sessions are at the same time each week.
Benefits and Challenges of Collaboration
- October 23, 2023
- 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.
Skills Necessary for Successful Collaboration
- October 30, 2023
- In this session, we will learn how to develop the required attitude to be an effective collaborator and explore how to turn your conflicts into cooperation. We will determine how to get things done and explore the words to use and avoid for effective collaboration.
Behaviors That Destroy Collaboration
- November 6, 2023
- In this session, we will define and explore how collaboration gets destroyed, why it happens, 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.