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Collaboration doesn’t tend to occur naturally within and between most organisations, because people are often more focused on meeting their own business objectives and concerned about ‘letting the competition in.’ Even when there’s an intent and desire to collaborate, it can be challenging to achieve.

This highly interactive and engaging workshop puts the 5-step approach for successful collaboration into practice, giving participants an opportunity to explore, understand and try out different ways of collaborating to achieve better business results.

Participants will learn how to set goals for collaborative projects, as well as mastering the techniques of choosing the right people and engaging them to collaborate successfully. They will leave with the knowledge and tools for encouraging collaborative behaviours in their workplace.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this session, participants will:

  • Understand why collaboration is essential in achieving business results
  • Gain insights and awareness of different types of collaboration
  • Be able to choose the right type of collaboration and set clearly defined goals for collaborative projects
  • Recognise how to use RACI matrix to get the right people participating in collaborative projects
  • Learn how to adapt their style to better suit the communication of the people they are trying to influence
  • Understand how to build trust, exchange feedback and foster a creative culture for problem solving

Please note that these outcomes are a guide only and the precise outcomes will vary with the delivery method and duration of the session.

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Tailoring our design for you

This outline provides a great flavour of the skills and knowledge your people will benefit from by attending any Speak First training or coaching on this topic – whether standard, tailored or bespoke.

Here’s how Speak First can make the training even more relevant for you and your people:

Tailored Design

Tailored design develops existing content and enhances it with relevant case studies, role-plays and more to make the learning even more effective for your people

Bespoke Design

Working in partnership with you, we develop bespoke solutions that incorporate this, and other topics, to create custom solutions for your organisation’s specific needs

Sample Participant Journey

The learning solutions featured on our website can all stand on their own as high-quality and high-impact learning interventions for your team – however, they are at their best when delivered as part of a wider learning programme, helping you achieve your strategic imperatives and your people benefit from much deeper and expansive learning journeys. We work with you as consultants, collaborators and design partners to establish learning outcomes and create the perfect programme - below is an example of what your people’s learning journey might look like.


Overall scope of programme agreed with client
Virtual/face-to-face training session(s)
In-between work: on-the-job assignments
Virtual/face-to-face training session(s)
Facilitated learning group sessions (group coaching)
Virtual/face-to-face training session(s)
Programme closing session – a celebration of success
Continuous learning support, virtual or face-to-face

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