After completion of this course, you should understand the definition of collaboration, what it takes to work collaboratively with your colleagues and the advantages of collaboration. Obstacles to collaboration will be explored, and how to develop strategies to improve a collaborative work environment. As well, you will know the six steps to make collaboration work, and the difference between collaboration, cooperation and teamwork.
Collaboration is the skill of working with one or more people to produce or create a result or shared goal. This one-day course discusses why collaborating with colleagues is important in workplaces, and provides strategies to help your organization successfully use collaboration as a tool.