Collaboration skills

  • Time icon 2 days
  • Price icon €995.00
  • 4-12 participants
  • Recognize complex decision making processes and how to manage them 
  • Strengthen trust and collaboration within your team 
  • Increase team output through more effective collaboration
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Increase your value to the team

You work at management level and you want to further increase the added value to your team by improving your self-direction and expanding your responsibilities.

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Your results after Collaboration skills

By the end of the course, you are able to: 

  • Increase your value as a team member by demonstrating self-steering, transparent and accountable behavior 
  • Align your values and ambitions with those of your team and use your talents to improve its performance 
  • Recognize complex decision-making processes in your team 
  • Notice effective group processes and work around ineffective ones 
  • Recognize group development and address the collaborative actions needed 
  • Build trust and cooperation within your team 
  • Adapt your communication to suit cultural differences in the team 
  • Take personal responsibility to ensure timely delivery of team commitments

Content of Collaboration skills

Collaboration skills today are increasingly complex as teams are becoming more geographically widespread. Even more challenges arise when teams span different departments and/or diverse cultures. By increasing your understanding about how teams work, you can improve your collaboration skills and achieve higher quality results for yourself and your team. By expressing yourself as an accountible team member, you set a good example and invite others to do the same.    

The course covers the following subjects:   

  • Team Effectiveness Model
  • Input - process - output
  • Stages of team development
  • Roles in the team (formal and informal)
  • Me as a team member: your role in a high performing team
  • Team competition (exercise)
  • Written and unwritten rules
  • Team toxins and black sheep
  • Sociogram: a team as a system
  • Dilemmas in collaboration
  • Focus on my own team (action planning)

This course is based on learning by doing. We accelerate the learning process through interactive homework assignments, presentations, group exercises, buddy coaching, discussions, personal case studies and action planning. By engaging your manager you will get sustainable results.

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Online kick-off

The online kick-off, in which you review your work situation and determine your learning goals, takes place in the digital learning environment, You will start the workplace tasks relevant to your personal work situation seven days before commencement of the training course.


Training days

The total duration of the training course is 5 weeks. The training course consists of a goal-setting online kick-off and 2 blocks of 1 day. Your time investment is approximately two hours of self study per week: theoretical and practical through the MijnSN learning community.

Online start

  • Seven days before block 1

Block 1 and 2

  • 1 day from 9.30 AM till 5.00 PM
Group size


The maximum group size for the training course is 12 participants.



On completion of the training course and subject to attendance and active participation, Schouten & Nelissen will award a certificate. Our certificates are highly regarded in the business community.

Dates & Locations

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  • Wed. 18 September 2019
    Lesson days and times
    • Wed. 18 September 2019
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Wed. 09 October 2019
      09:30 - 17:00

    BCN Amsterdam Arena
    Hoogoorddreef 5

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
  • Mon. 11 November 2019
    Lesson days and times
    • Mon. 11 November 2019
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Mon. 09 December 2019
      09:30 - 17:00

    BCN Utrecht (Daltonlaan)
    Daltonlaan 100
    3584 BJ UTRECHT

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.


Training course 

The training course costs € 995,00 (excluding 21% VAT). 

Do you follow the course privately or via a VAT-exempt organization (for example the government, healthcare or financial institution)? We offer you the possibility to pay no VAT over the course that you would like to register for and also over those items that are inextricably connected to this specific course. If you chose for the VAT-exempt option, the investment in your course will be € 1094,50. This option can be selected on the registration form found online, or you can indicate this during your personal registration over the telephone.

Catering and accommodation

Accommodation, coffee/tea and an extensive buffet lunch costs € 140,00 (excluding VAT).


You will receive an invoice upon receipt of your enrollment form. Please insure payment is settled within 30 days or before start of the training, at the latest.



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