Virtual/Instructor-led training

Collaborative Problem-solving and Decision-making Techniques

Introduction

Effective collaboration and problem-solving are essential skills for any team or organization to succeed. This workshop aims to provide employees and managers with the tools and techniques they need to effectively collaborate and make decisions as a team

Details​
  • Identifying Common Hurdles to Effective Collaboration.
  • Overview of Various Decision-Making Models: Consensus, Majority Vote, Autocratic, etc.
  • When to Use Different Decision-Making Models Based on Situational Factors.
  • Group Brainstorming: Techniques for Generating Diverse Ideas and Solutions.
  • Nominal Group Technique: Structured Approach to Collecting and Evaluating Ideas.
  • Conflict Resolution Strategies to Manage Disagreements Constructively.
  • Building Consensus and Aligning Team Members Toward a Common Goal.
  • Key Performance Indicators and Metrics for Effective Collaborative Decision-Making.
  • Creating a Plan for Ongoing Development and Improvement in Collaborative Skills.
  • Collaboration Challenge Scenarios: Participants work in groups to tackle realistic scenarios highlighting common collaboration hurdles, brainstorming solutions and discussing their effectiveness.
  • Collaborative Decision-Making Simulation: Teams engage in a structured simulation where they practice using different decision-making models based on situational factors, facilitating hands-on learning.
  • Conflict Resolution Role-Play: Participants role-play scenarios involving disagreements and conflicts, applying conflict resolution strategies to manage conflicts constructively and achieve resolution.

(included in Half-Day and Full Day sessions)

  • Decision-Making Model Matrix: A visual matrix that outlines various decision-making models and provides guidance on when to use each model depending on situational factors.
  • Collaborative Problem-Solving Spectrum: A spectrum-based framework illustrating different degrees of collaboration in decision-making, helping teams choose the most appropriate approach.
  • Decision-Making Factors Framework: A structured framework that considers factors like urgency, complexity, and stakeholder involvement to guide the selection of the most suitable decision-making model for a given situation.