Course Description

Collaboration is a vital skill for leaders who want to succeed. Discover ways to establish the conditions for collaboration, and how synergy may benefit both individuals and an organization.

Learn about approaches to collaboration, components and barriers. Remember that calling a group of people a team does not mean that they will work collaboratively. Distinguish collaboration from cooperation, and other approaches to group work.

Formerly BUS 601 Understanding the power of collaboration

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Define collaboration and when to employ a collaborative approach
  • Identify the essential components and approaches to collaboration
  • Examine how to create and support a culture of collaboration
  • Assess different barriers to collaboration and how to overcome them


  • Benefits of collaboration
  • Different approaches to collaboration
  • Best Practices for successful collaboration
  • Collaborative approaches to a real-life collaborative project exercise


Program: Certificate for Emerging Leaders - Category (stream): Personal Effectiveness

Program: Certificate for Front Line Leaders - Category (stream): Leading Others

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8:30AM to 4:30PM
Oct 17, 2024
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Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $399.99
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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