facebook Upside of Collaboration | Manager Capability Development

The Upside of Collaboration

Great ideas get lost without synergy. Collaboration is not just about getting along, it's about fostering an environment where diverse voices are heard, ideas build on each other, and challenges are tackled as a united front.

Business Impact

Ideally Suitable For

  • First-time Managers
  • Individual Contributors
  • Middle-level Managers

The delivery will be customised as per the needs of the learning cohort.

What you will learn in The Upside of Collaboration

How is this activity available?

Online Business Simulation (OBS)

Online Business Simulation (OBS)

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Available in -

  • Online Business Simulation (OBS) Online Business Simulation (OBS)
This course includes:
  • modules 3 modules
  • fun challenges Duration: 90-120 minutes
  • Duration of 3 hours 1 case study
  • 25+ fun challengesIdeal for: 20-30 participants at a time
  • Participant handbook
  • Pre-work assignment (optional)
  • Post-work assignment (optional)
  • Pocket insights (optional)
  • Manager Insights (optional)

The Upside of Collaboration course will help you to:

  • Develop effective strategies for fostering communication and trust within teams
  • Achieve better results by leveraging the collective talent of the workforce
  • Increase confidence in sharing ideas and collaborating with colleagues
  • Build stronger relationships with team members, fostering trust and psychological safety
  • Reduce communication breakdowns and silos within departments
  • Engage in healthy conflict to ensure strong commitment to the solution
  • Context
  • Approach to Networking

Reflection Exercise

Identify products/services around you that are designed keeping in mind the pain points of its customers.

  • 3 Networking Styles
  • What works and what doesn’t

Reflection Exercise

Identify products/services around you that are designed keeping in mind the pain points of its customers.

  • The 3 Golden Rules
  • Applying the rules to become an effective networker

Reflection Exercise

Identify products/services around you that are designed keeping in mind the pain points of its customers.

Frequently asked questions

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Several topics are available in virtual as well as in-person modes. On each topic page, you will see icons on the right to clarify the modes. This is how you decode the icons:

  • ILT (Instructor led training) - ILT (Instructor led training)
  • VILT (Virtual instructor led training) - VILT (Virtual instructor led training)
  • OBS (Online business simulation) - OBS (Online business simulation)
  • ML (Microlearning) - ML (Microlearning)
  • MC (Masterclass) - MC (Masterclass)
  • SDP (Storified Digital Products asynchronous) - SDP (Storified Digital Products - asynchronous)
  • DIY (Do it yourself) - DIY (Do it yourself)

For each workshop, we can help you with three different teasers you can customize and share periodically with participants to build excitement and get traction.

You can download a program overview from each of the topic pages. While this will give you an overall workshop structure, our learning designers will still need to talk with you to customize the workshop to your context.

We are glad you asked that question. Every learning intervention starts with "Why?" and "What is the difference you want to see at the workplace because your learner attended this session?" Once we are clear, our learning designers put together a thoughtfully curated learning journey that could be a mix of different methodologies chosen to suit your learning environment. Besides this, to aid learning, we can (optionally) buttress it through:

  • A pre-learning assignment for learners to know where they stand before the journey
  • A participant handbook aids the learner in returning to what was covered during the session and reviewing it again. It helps in learning reinforcement.
  • A post-learning assignment helps learners know where they stand after the journey. Assessing the gap in learning helps learners in bridging it.
  • Pocket insights—a ready reckoner with the key concepts that can either be carried along or be pinned up as a ready reminder.
  • Manager Essentials—tips (for the managers of the learners) to recognize behavioral changes and create an environment that encourages the learners to put what they have learned to practice.
  • Post-learning application of learning at the workplace through a specific project.
  • We try to capture the impact of every learning intervention through an impact report that is then shared with clients.

Every single workshop (except the asynchronous self-paced modules) is customized to the precise customer need and brief. Our client advisory team will work closely with you to understand your context and pass it on to the execution team.

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    It was a fabulous experience and the entire session was conceptualized with deep thought and executed with fine precision. The catalogue of activities planned out for us extended the perfect opportunity to introspect on self and make way for more team building. Professionalism and great dedication are the hallmarks of the team from FocusU, and I wish them all the very best.

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    An amazing overall experience, which was like peeling layers of leadership psychology to discover self and understand others in the team. FocusU led us to a journey of unearthing the mindsets through challenging tasks and a right amount of debriefing. The session has resulted in increased collaboration amongst team members and driving the organizational mission with renewed passion.

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