CROSS-FUNCTIONAL COLLABORATION AND INFLUENCE

DELIVERY MODE

In-Person

Virtual

OVERVIEW

Organizations that understand the benefits of good communication prioritize and constantly strive to achieve better working relationships through establishing trust, credibility, and mutual value. They create productive work environments that encourage higher levels of employee and team performance, a common sense of purpose and better business results. This course provides innovative practices for breaking down silos and creating alignment and is applicable for people at every level of the organization.

KEY TOPICS

  • Building the foundation of trust with others
  • Strategies for repairing and building trust
  • The role of influencing and convincing
  • Barriers to effective influence: external and internal
  • Determine alignment or lack of alignment between teams/individuals
  • Silos and how to break them down
  • Communicate effectively
  • Asking thought-provoking questions
  • Active listening characteristics
  • Seek different perspectives
  • Understand different working styles
  • Putting it all together: teamwork and collaboration

RAVE REVIEWS     

  • “Lightbulb moments multiple times about perspective — love the interactive activities there! Also, really enjoyed thinking about other work styles and how to work effectively with them.”   Logitech
  • “Informative, clarifying, relevant, fun, engaging, educational.”   Analog Devices
  • Yes indeed, especially when we are facing not only cross functional but also cross-cultural collaboration. Having a better understanding helps to get things done.”   Logitech
  • “I feel this would be beneficial for all employers to offer to their employees. This information would be valuable to anyone who is looking to improve their own communication, collaboration, and relationship building skills.”   Analog Devices