90 Minute Collaboration at work Training session

Collaboration is key if you need an adaptable team that can handle change. This means communicating effectively, developing trust, building relationships, leading with influence and being able to work fluidly across departments.

When carried out effectively, collaboration succeeds in solving problems by focusing on shared values and so means the solutions are longer lasting. Conventional decision-making can bring about change through new rules and policies, but only collaboration can truly shift peoples’ underlying attitudes.

Collaboration allows participants to learn from one another and work toward a deeper understanding of important issues and constraints. Problem-solving power is shared in a collaborative process, and this often translates into a sense of shared responsibility for the issue or issues faced by the team.

The key content of this 90 minute collaboration at work skills session:

  • Defining Collaboration
  • Key Characteristics of Collaboration
  • Benefits of Collaboration
  • Why Collaboration Fails
  • How to Make Collaboration Work
  • Addressing Potential Pitfalls
  • Q & A and feedback


By the end of this 90 minute collaboration at work skills session your learners will be able to:

  • Develop a clearly defined definition of what collaboration means
  • Explore the key characteristics of collaboration and what this means in practice
  • Identify the benefits of collaboration for the individual and organisation
  • Look at methods of building an effective collaboration process
  • Address the potential pitfalls to working collaboratively

Timings and Other Information

  • The sessions are 90 minutes long with an optional 30 minutes additional Q and A with the tutor at the end for those that want to hang around
  • The session is for up to 12 learners (which is why we don't charge per person, prices include the session, an experience tutor and materials)
  • We are flexible on the times but recommend the following (GMT): 08:00, 11:00 and 14:00
  • We recommend a monthly follow up and coaching session (on-line), with the same tutor, one month after the session to ensure action and accountability for the tasks the learners set themselves
  • If it suits your needs better you could always organise 3 different sessions per day for your team to choose the best time for them and we'll co-ordinate the rest
  • If relevant, all pre-course activities will be forwarded to the session organiser to be distributed to the leaners a week before before the session to allow to for completion
  • All the handouts will be forwarded to the session organiser to be distributed to the leaners after the session

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