Workplace collaboration is organised teamwork: setting processes in place to ensure that team members work together to make more effective decisions.

One of the biggest factors that contribute to the success of any public sector organisation is how well your staff work together as a team.

When done well, collaborative working can lead to greater success in delivering services; faster-paced innovation and a more engaged workforce.

This course helps to identify and overcome the challenges to collaborative working, such as current workplace practices and more complex decision making.

Run this Mastering Workplace Collaboration training course for your teams In-House to: gain best practice from public-sector examples; re-evaluate your team’s structure; engender more effective working partnerships; learn how to balance team and individual participation; adopt flexible approaches to management, and take back an action plan to your organisation to instil a more collaborative culture.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and overcome the obstacles to collaborative working
  • Benchmark your collaborative practices with other organisations
  • Engendering more effective partnerships
  • Learn how to balance individual and team participation
  • Take back an action plan to your organisation to instill a more collaborative culture
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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0800 542 9414
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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 09:45

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

09:45 - 10:45

Gain a Greater Overview of Collaborative Working

  • Identify and overcome the obstacles to collaborative working
  • Benchmark your collaborative practices with other organisations
  • Examine best and bad practice examples
10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 12:00

Understanding Roles and Responsibilities

  • How does each role fit into the wider team?
  • Understand other roles and responsibilities
  • Identify who to go to for certain advice or information
  • What is the link between each role and team member?
12:00 - 13:00

Engendering More Effective Partnerships

  • Learn how to form more effective partnerships between different team members
  • Build sustainable relationships with other team members
  • Identify and overcome obstacles to forming effective partnerships
  • Gain more effective collaboration techniques
  • Demonstrate the ability to be able to work within a team
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:30

Balancing Team and Individual Participation

  • Identify what tasks or projects are best completed by an individual or as a team
  • Develop more effective one-on-one communication channels with individual staff
  • Learn how to control the flow of ideas from individual team members
14:30 - 15:00

Continually Adapting

  • Learn how to adopt a flexible approach to collaboration
  • Trial and test different tools and techniques to help complete various tasks
15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Collaborative Working in Action

  • Apply the days learning through interactive group building exercises
  • Overcome the barriers to effective collaborative working
  • Learn how to motivate others
  • Take back an action to implement the next day
16:00 - 16:15

Evaluation and Feedback