Leading Collaboratively

Break out of silos and innovate as a team.

Done right, team-based structures produce higher quality of work by maximizing productivity, individual contribution and employee satisfaction. In this 2-day program, you’ll learn the tools and techniques of true collaborative leadership. Manage conflict styles to promote innovation and diversity of thought and learn how to influence others to work within and across teams.

Leading Collaboratively

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Fees: $1,950
Length: 2 days of study
Next Session: September 14, 2023 to
September 22, 2023
  • Location:
  • Virtual Classroom
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Leading Collaboratively

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Inspire Teams
With Collaborative Leadership

In the contemporary workplace, collaboration is a must—but it’s up to team leaders to set the stage and smooth out conflicts that arise along the way.

In this 2-day collaborative leadership program, you’ll learn the best practices to reduce silos across teams. Discover your conflict handling style with a personal Thomas Kilmanä assessment, then improve your ability to impact productivity across individuals and teams.

Systemically enhance group cooperation by managing toxic workplace communication. You’ll also receive a booklet on “Team Tools for Collaboration” to help you develop the right incentives for productivity and foster a new norm of trust and respect. By the end of the program, you’ll embody the key traits of an outstanding collaborative leader.

This program has benefitted professionals in project management and other leadership roles across multiple industries, including management and sales.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Collaborative Decision Making
Conflict Management
Leadership Skills
Relationship Building
Problem Solving

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This 2-day program is a quick and convenient way to become a more compassionate and teamwork-driven leader.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Go beyond traditional leadership with a unique set of collaborative tools and techniques designed to enhance team productivity.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich ExecEd instructors that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Aspiring Leaders

Individuals preparing for leadership roles in industries such as management and sales will gain comprehensive skill sets that make them ideal to lead the contemporary, collaborative workplace.


Mid-career leaders and project managers of team-based structures across multiple industries will develop practical tools and techniques to better navigate challenging conversations and manage group conflicts with confidence.

What Difference Will You Make?

This was a great course, very relevant to what I do every day. Now I have more tools to handle my project to help our organization reach its strategic goals.

- N. Golestani Manager, GSI Canada

This program offers experienced leaders the opportunity to explore an enhanced method of facilitating goal achievement. The enthusiasm and knowledge of the instructor renders the subject matter both practical and exciting

- V. Shepherd Executive Director, AVLA

This program, and specifically Michelle Chambers, was very good at showing us examples of how you could apply important tools, like setting team norms, across many different industries. It was really interesting to see it applied across different industries, and that was one of the things that drove home the learning for me. It's given me the tools to advance something that's completely new to our organization.

- Jaclyn Leskiw Manager of Corporate Communications and Change, Red River Mutual

Program Overview

  • Learn the key drivers and benefits of collaboration through the lens of disruption. Develop the right incentives, recognition and rewards, and ensure relevant information is shared efficiently.

  • Foster a workplace of trust and respect by asking the right questions. Develop tools and processes to enhance group decision making and collaborative thinking.

  • Reduce silos across teams by identifying patterns and initiating effective practices for cross-unit collaboration.

  • Identify and manage toxic workplace communication and establish guiding principles for collaboration. Practice effective communication and enhance workplace relationships by building trust.

  • Manage conflict productivity and learn the key factors for successful collaboration. Understand how collaborative leaders differ from traditional leaders.

  • Summer 2023 Dates Time
    Session 1 9/14/2023 - 9/15/2023 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Session 2 9/21/2023 - 9/22/2023 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


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What You Get

After completing Leading Collaboratively, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Advanced Badge

Show that you’re able to apply knowledge at a strategic, organizational level.

Pre-Approved HRPA Hours

14 HRPA-CPD Hours

This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/Continuing-Professional-Development.aspx

PMI Credits


Successful completion of this program will earn PMI® Members, in good standing, Education PDU's in alignment with the PMI Talent Triangle. If this applies to you, you will receive a PDU Claim Code at the conclusion of your program. For more information on how to earn your PDU's, we recommend logging into your Continuing Certification Renewal System (CCRS) to report PDU's and view your certification records. Following this, if you require additional assistance, please contact PMI Support directly.

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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