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Team Collaboration

As teams continue to grow, collaboration is seen as the key to success in today's hyper-connected world.  The ability to deal with today's realities demands the application of a collaborative mindset that can harness the power of connections across the team's network to produce win-win outcomes.
 

We've launched The Collaboration Game™ to develop teams who practice genuine team collaboration in the workplace. The program is a one-day, highly experiential business simulation that teaches people how to effectively collaborate on teams.

Because many people don't function with a collaborative mindset, it's important to develop an alternative mindset as a first step.  Collaboration's mindset is made up of a series of operating principles people learn to help team's perform.  Next, people are introduced to a series of competencies for developing collaboration skills.  Combined, they provide a new operating platform to apply for effectively practicing genuine team collaboration in the workplace.



The Collaboration Game

Winning Team Collaboration

The Collaboration Game is a one-day, experiential training simulation that teaches people how to effectively collaborate on teams to produce win-win outcomes.


With more and more work being done by teams, collaboration is seen as the key to organization success in today's hyper-connected world.  Why?  It's directly tied to business growth and success!  The ability to deal with the realities presented in today's world demands the application of a collaborative mindset that can harness the power of connections across the team's network to produce win-win outcomes.


The Collaboration Game uses the game of soccer to teach people how to lead with mindset to effectively collaborate.  Why soccer?  Played at its highest level, soccer is a great example of a sport with teams whose success is directly related to their ability to apply a collaborative mindset, recognizing the interdependency between people on the field.


Because many people don't function with a collaborative mindset, it's important to develop an alternative mindset as a first step.  Collaboration's mindset is made up of a series of operating principles people learn to help teams perform.  Next, people are introduced to a series of competencies for developing collaboration skills.  Combined with the operating principles , they provide a new operating platform  to apply for producing win-win outcomes.


The workshop is fast-paced, content rich and highly interactive.  It makes a compelling case for developing teams who need to practice genuine team collaboration in the workplace. 

Board Game Simulation

Using a soccer field as a board game, participants are placed on small teams whose purpose is to function with a mindset that supports the application of collaboration skills.  It's played in two halves like soccer, with debriefs after each half to discuss and solidify the learning.  Teams are challenged to discover solutions to a series of "business" scenarios that examine their mindset (and skillset) for offering win-win solutions.  Employing a fast-paced, content rich and highly interactive business simulation, the workshop makes a compelling case fo developing teams that practice team collaboration leading to improved team effectiveness and win-win results.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Discover a new, practical operating platform to help you transition from top-down, chain of command thinking to a mindset that view interdependence as key to winning
  • Learn a new mindset and skillset for practicing team collaboration in the workplace
  • Promote a common language and approach to team collaboration that permeates organization culture
  • Apply an operating platform to support innovation, change management, and performance initiatives
  • Personalize your development of competencies aligned to collaboration skills

Collaborate to Innovate

Research shows that innovation is a result of large numbers of connection points in a network, that it doesn't emanate from individual people and it lives in the social network.  In other words collaboration is the enabler of innovation.  The workshop provides an added opportunity to develop teams for leveraging efforts to innovate in organizations. 

Audience

The Collaboration Game is designed for all individuals and teams who want to improve their effectiveness working on team-based applications.

Training Program Delivery

Options include:

  • Off-the-Shelf delivered by a trained facilitator
  • Train-the-Trainer

The Collaboration Game

The Collaboration Game is a one-day, experiential training simulation that teaches people how to effectively collaborate on teams to produce win-win outcomes.

Experiential Training Simulation

Participants are placed on small teams whose purpose is to function with a collaborative mindset that supports the application of collaboration's competencies - or skills.

Develop a Collaborative Culture

This program introduces an Operating Platform to help support a culture of collaboration.  Without a culture in place, collaboration eludes organizations.

Book: The Collaborator

The Collaboration Game is based on the award winning  book, The Collaborator.  The book introduces people to  operating principles for developing a collaborative mindset.  

Winning Team Collaboration

Pictured above is one of the winning teams from a training workshop holding their "Collaboration Cup" trophies.  YOUR team can be next to win the Collaboration Cup!

Win the "Collaboration Cup"

In the spirit of having fun in the training program, we offer teams the opportunity to participate in a friendly competition to win the cup, if interested.    

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