Effective collaboration pays huge dividends - more projects
are completed on time and on budget, morale increases, customers
are more satisfied (as is the business), and trust is built
and shared between groups and departments. If your team could
benefit from any of these outcomes, Cross Group Collaboration
will get you on the right track.
This highly interactive 1-day course focuses on identifying
the challenges of working across teams and focuses participants
on developing practical, everyday strategies and solutions.
It begins with an intensive simulation exercise that develops
awareness of cross group dynamics and the critical factors to
improve the collaboration process, and then provides practical
tools for achieving smart, effective collaboration among teams.
Who Should Attend
This seminar will be useful to anyone at any level of the organization
who depends on other teams to complete work will benefit from
this workshop - this includes leaders and managers, as well
as individual contributors.
Benefits and Learning
The workshop then provides practical tools that you can put
to use right away to improve interactions during the planning,
working and wrap-up phases of cross-group projects. Participants
leave knowing effective, on-the-job skills and content that
can be used immediately, and the tools they receive will help
them tailor solutions that meet their business needs and culture:
- How to define roles, areas of accountability, dependencies
and escalation paths
- Determining measures of success for individuals, teams,
- Correctly planning for regular communication and identifying
- Techniques to troubleshoot potential conflicts
- Effectively monitoring deliverable milestones and acceptance
- How to successfully wrap-up a collaborative project
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Course Outline for more information
Plus, receive valuable takeaways. The workshop
manual manual supplies full concept explanations and techniques
used within the course. The workshop manual also provides specific
instructions on how to complete the 10 "tools" or
worksheets such as: the Collaborative Success Definition,
Risk Planner, Milestone
Monitor, and Troubleshooting Collaboration.
A tablet with 2 copies of each worksheet is also provided to
work on in class, and have available for use when participants
are back in their office. In addition a quick reference card
is provided that identifies how each tool mitigates common collaboration
challenges, as well as lists 10 best practices to improve cross
Some comments from past participants:
"I already recommended this to my entire team....It
should be made as a mandatory training for every employee....Exercises
were great, well structured, and raised very salient points....This
training should be a mandatory one for all new hires....It is
simply THAT good and invaluable to getting any job done."
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