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Collaboration In and Across Teams


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2 hours






Collaboration in and across teams

At whatever level of an organization you work in, collaboration and teamwork are likely an important element of your job. In this collaboration course, you'll find that working in teams is popular because teams can get more work done and create higher quality work than a single individual.

Despite these advantages, teamwork can be difficult. Being a great teammate requires you to be a good communicator and adapt to the differing personalities of your peers in order to find ways to get your team to collaborate. As a manager, it requires leadership skills and an understanding of group dynamics to successfully lead and create an effective team.

In this collaboration course training, you'll learn how to navigate these challenges to ensure your team is successful. This course covers different types of teams, communication techniques, conflict resolution strategies and more. Professionals and managers alike will learn the skills they need to ensure teams effectively collaborate and complete projects.

How do I get my team to collaborate?

This course focuses on how to lead and collaborate as a part of a team. You'll learn about the different types of teams and the group dynamics in each. The course also covers communication and workplace best practices that can help you make the most of collaborative projects. At the end of this course, you'll be able to contribute to a team's shared vision and effectively work toward common objectives.

In this course, you'll learn:

  • Best practices in workplace etiquette.
  • Strategies for working in collaborative projects.
  • The role and types of teams in workplace communication.

Who this team collaboration class is for:

This course is designed for professionals and managers who are looking to expand their collaboration efforts and create effective teams. Teamwork is essential in the workplace so learning how to manage and work in teams can beneficial in nearly every job or industry.

What you'll earn:

You’ll earn a certificate of completion stating the title of the course, date and the institution.


Meet the instructor

Robert Kirsch, PhD

Robert Kirsch is an assistant professor in the faculty of leadership and interdisciplinary studies. Robert has extensive training and has published widely in social science theory. He focuses his research around questions of leadership, citizenship and sovereignty in advanced industrial democracies. He also studies diversity, equity and inclusion at the college faculty level. When not teaching or researching, Robert can usually be found at higher elevations, hiking the various mountains in southern Arizona.