Interpersonal Communication

Collaboration in the Workplace (1 Day) - Virtual or In-person

In today’s workplace you are being expected to work together to solve problems and make decisions collaboratively. While collaboration can contribute to improved performance, it can also cause conflict. This course is designed to provide you with the skills needed to recognize and effectively deal with conflict situations in the workplace and put a new emphasis on collaboration.

    Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants you should be able to:

    • Identify four key elements of effective collaboration.
    • Recognize the mindset and behaviors necessary to collaborate well.
    • Implement communication strategies that foster collaboration and avoid behaviors that hinder it.
    • Develop strategies to deal with non-collaborative behaviors and obstacles to collaboration.

    Competencies covered in this course:Tact & Diplomacy, Interpersonal Skills, Verbal Communication

      Intended Audience: Public sector employees who want to improve their basic skills in inter-personal communication.

      • Sorry, there are no classes currently available for this course.
        Contact the DES Training Center traininginfo@des.wa.gov for training options.