Collaborative Management (Online) | Cleveland State University Professional Development Center in Cleveland


Collaborative Management (Online)

Course Description

Whether you manage or lead people, collaborative skills are essential to help harness the energy of groups and teams for maximum performance and productivity. Knowledge of collaborative skills will enable you to gain participation quickly, get input and buy-in for building consensus and plan for cooperation to get crucial projects completed. This course will help you explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for success of your team or organization.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the importance collaborative relationships in teams and groups
  • Gain collaborative communication strategies
  • Become aware of the impact of collaboration to improve performance
  • Have opportunity to a collaborative management action plan for execution
  • Know the principles of collaboration in management
  • Understand the relationship building importance of collaborative management
  • Develop strategies to tap into the group collaborative potential to improve performance
  • Create an action plan for collaborative management applicable to your unique management style and workplace culture

Course Content

Discovering What You Want

Principles of collaboration in management

  • Defining principles of collaboration
  • Emotions, self-mastery and collaboration
  • Redirecting teams and group collaboration
  • Conflict management and facilitation

Relationship building

  • Building relationships fundamentals
  • Renegotiating failed relationships
  • Managing collaborative potentials

Strategies to tap into group collaborative potential

  • Harnessing collaborative energy
  • Responsible communication
  • Managing collaboration for performance

Your action plan for collaborative management

  • Setting your management goals
  • Identify and utilize collaborative resources
  • Creating a collaborative management action plan



CEUs: 1.6

Fee: $245 (Only available as a certificate)