Collaborative leadership is a technique that helps managers to work with their teams to produce more effective results. It is also a method that can be applied across various functions throughout your organisation, not just your own team.

By applying collaborative leadership techniques, develop a more solution orientated organisation that is able to achieve its aims.

Attend this Effective Collaborative Leadership course to identify the key characteristics of collaborative leadership. Identify challenges to collaborative working and how to overcome them. Harness the power of collaboration to ensure team roles are clearly defined and understood.

Leave the day with an action plan to create a collaborative culture in your organisation and easily integrate collaborative leadership techniques into your organisation’s work processes.

Unlocking the Power of Virtual

Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow. Click here to discover more!

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Marie Thake
People Development Consultant - Truly Inspired

Marie is a dedicated, passionate professional people development specialist, who runs her own Coaching and training business. She partners with organisations to make a difference to employees as individuals and enables them to feel engaged with the organisations they work for, leading them to achieve their own and their organisations’ vision.

Marie is passionate about having the ability to enthuse others to learn, through engagement, building trust and understanding what motivates people to perform. She has held her role of Director and People Development Consultant for over 10 years following her roles for companies such as Prudential, HBOS, ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the obstacles to collaborative working and collaborative leadership behaviour
  • Ensure collaborative and innovative solutions through diverse and inclusive teams
  • Engender more effective partnerships to drive success
  • Learn communication tools and techniques to improve cooperation and information-sharing
  • Take back an action plan to integrate collaborative working within your organisation
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 09:45

Trainer's Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

09:45 - 10:30

The Context for Collaborative Leadership

  • Examine best and bad practice examples
  • Identify the obstacles to collaborative leadership practices
  • Benchmark your collaborative practices with other organisations
  • Define leadership behaviours and critical skills to build a collaborative working environment
10:30 - 10:45


10:45 - 11:45

Optimise the Power of Collaboration

  • Ensure collaborative and innovative solutions through diverse and inclusive teams
  • Understand roles and responsibilities and how they fit into the bigger picture
  • What is the link between each role and team member?
  • Identify who to go to for specific advice or information
11:45 - 12:45

Engendering More Effective Partnerships

  • Determine which partnerships allow better knowledge-sharing
  • Gain more effective collaboration techniques to further cooperation within teams and across the organisation
  • Learn how to form more effective partnerships between different team members
  • Identify and overcome obstacles to forming effective partnerships
12:45 - 13:45


13:45 - 14:15

Balancing Contribution

  • Define the right balance for efficient collaboration
  • Identify what tasks or projects are best completed by an individuals or as a team 
  • Learn how to control the flow of ideas from your staff
  • Collect feedback and adopt a flexible approach to collaboration
14:45 - 14:45

Toolkit: Connect People to Create a Collaborative Culture

  • Learn about new tools to help enhance knowledge-sharing in your organisation
  • Develop more effective one-on-one communication channels with individual staff
  • Ensure efficient integration of collaborative tools in your teams
14:45 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Collaborative Working in Action

  • Apply the days learning through interactive group exercises
  • Identify which collaborative leadership skills you wish to develop further
  • Take back an action plan to create a collaborative culture
16:00 - 16:15

Evaluation and Feedback


Central Government & Agencies - Virtual

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Local Government, Housing, Education & Health - Virtual

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£345 + VAT

Charity - Virtual

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Private Sector - Virtual

Delegate Price
£445 + VAT