Don’t have time to deliver a full days training or wider programme? These 1 Hour Training Bubbles have been developed for the busy trainer or line manager that wants to get a message across, but needs to reduce the impact to working operations.
Developed for use in meetings or as part of stand-alone training session. These short, succinct 1 Hour Training Bubbles enable you to deliver effective training sessions that get the key message across and retain participant involvement.
Although the design of these materials deviates slightly from our usual style, the content is presented in such a way that anyone can deliver the training sessions. The training materials are clear, precise and to the point. They also include a special handout for participants to take away key information.
As usual, they are presented in Word and PowerPoint format, so they can be fully altered and edited to suit your individual needs.
Training course contents:
Each pack contains: Session Notes, Handout and Slides.
All the training materials necessary to run your own, ‘Collaboration at Work’ 1 hour training session:
Why is collaborative working important?
Collaboration is a critical component of the effective worker in today’s fast-paced business environment. Employees are expected to be able to adapt to situations where they have to work well with others outside their usual team in order to achieve combined goals. This means communicating effectively, developing trust, building relationships, leading with influence and being able to work fluidly across boundaries.
With the key knowledge and skills related to collaboration; leaders will become an integral part of their organisation. Collaboration skills are not a ‘nice to have’; they are absolutely integral to the success of today’s leaders.
Working together is a key element of business today and more and more people are being asked to collaborate. This isn’t only happening within teams, but also with other departments, outside suppliers, unions and even other organisations.
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/s.
This training module could just have easily have been called; working together, working across teams or anything that relates to people having to get together, communicate and achieve goals.
The key components of this session are:
- Defining Collaboration
- Options for Involvement
- Key Characteristics of Collaboration
- Benefits of Collaboration
- Why Collaboration Fails
- How to Make Collaboration Work, including;
- Start the Process Effectively
- Get and Keep People Involved
- Ensure You Have Respectful Dialogue
- Lead Productive Meetings
- Addressing Potential Pitfalls
At this end of this 1 hour, ‘Collaboration at Work’ training session your participants 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