Teamwork & Collaboration

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Learn essential teamwork and collaboration skills to lead, build and motivate teams in the workplace. In today’s workplace, professionals don’t work alone and rarely work with just one other person. More often, we are required to work in groups to strategise, design solutions, ideate, motivate, manage, and execute.

This course, part of the Soft Skills Professional Certificate programme, offered through the edX® platform, complements business communication skills and expands those competencies to provide a foundation for decision-making, consensus-building, and problem-solving within a group environment.

In this course, learners will analyse and evaluate their own experiences of leading and participating in teams and will relate them to industry examples.

Associated Programmes: The Soft Skills Professional Certificate
Learn essential soft skills employers’ value most, from communication fundamentals and teamwork to advancing critical thinking. By earning the Soft Skills Professional Certificate, you will be able to showcase skills that are a game-changer for career growth.

The Soft Skills Professional Certificate is comprised of the following courses:

Visual Presentation
Learn how impactful images can enhance your presentation, communication and messaging to impress your audience.
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Teamwork & Collaboration
Learn essential teamwork and collaboration skills to lead, build and motivate teams in the workplace.
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Storytelling in the Workplace
Learn how to craft messages and narratives that will resonate with your target audience to create your desired outcome.
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Business Communication
Learn how to effectively communicate and build professional relationships through face-to-face, written, and non-verbal communication.
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Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving
The most successful professionals are able to assess the environment, analyse a situation, design a solution, and ultimately win in a competitive scenario.
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Public Speaking
Build confidence as a speaker by learning how to use simple tools and skills to prepare and deliver memorable presentations.
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This course may be audited free of charge. Learners also have the opportunity to earn a verified certificate of completion. Exclusive learning opportunities such as live events hosted by subject matter experts will be available for verified learners.

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  • Programme duration
    3 weeks
  • Estimated effort
    6 to 8 hours per week
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Start Dates
  • How to understand the complexities of group dynamics and interactions.
  • How to motivate by improving group climate.
  • How to develop skills in leadership, problem-solving, conflict management, and other critical group dynamics.
  • How to assess team effectiveness and success.
  • Team formation and development.
  • Building, leading, organising, and motivating teams.
  • Managing conflict in groups to build productive professional relationships.
  • Collaboration among cross-functional teams Interpersonal relationship dynamics in small groups.

Meet Student Advisors

Arlene Lanser

Pearson Student Advisor

Meet our Faculty

David Neumann

Professor, School of Communication