Course Description

Whether you manage or lead people, collaborative skills are essential to help harness the energy of groups and teams for maximum performance and productivity. Knowledge of collaborative skills will enable you to gain participation quickly, get input and buy-in for building consensus, and plan for cooperation to get crucial projects completed. This course will help you explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for success of your team or organization.


Course Outline

Unit 1

Principles of collaboration in management

-Defining principles of collaboration

-Emotions, self-mastery and collaboration

- Redirecting teams and group collaboration

- Conflict management and facilitation

Unit 2

Relationship building

- Building relationships fundamentals

- Renegotiating failed relationships

- Managing collaborative potentials

Unit 3

Strategies to tap into group collaborative potential

-Harnessing collaborative energy

- Responsible communication

- Managing collaboration for performance

Unit 4

Your action plan for collaborative management

- Setting your management goals

- Identify and utilize collaborative resources

- Creating a collaborative management action plan

About your instructor:

Joyce Odidison is a Conflict Analyst, Author, Mediator, Workplace Wellness Expert and Coach, who has a passion for helping people work and live well. For the past two decades she has helped to reduce workplace stress and tension, and to build safe, respectful workplaces to protect employees from bullying, harassment, discrimination and the negative impacts of interpersonal conflicts. She is creator of the innovative, holistic Wellness Improvement System, Wellness Assessment and the Workplace Wellness Improvement Program. Joyce is also creator of Canada’s premier Wellness Coaching Training Certificate program, a world class coach certification program.

Learner Outcomes

After successfully completing the course you will:

-Know the principles of collaboration in management

-Understand the relationship building importance of collaborative management

-Be able to develop strategies to tap into the group collaborative potential to improve performance 

-Be able to create an action plan for collaborative management applicable to your unique management style and workplace culture


Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are as follows:

- To provide understand the importance collaborative relationships in teams and groups

- To gain collaborative communication strategies

- To become aware of the impact of collaboration to improve performance

- To have opportunity to a collaborative management action plan for execution

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Section Title
Collaborative Management
Online-Self Paced
Mar 04, 2024 to Mar 29, 2024
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $245.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes

For further information on this course, please contact dlanpher@harpercollege.edu.

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