Working Collaboratively with Experts

Everyone
  • 6 videos | 23m 3s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Today's workplace pushes managers to explore new strategies to succeed. It's not possible for one person to master everything that's required for success - you need experts. Experts have the knowledge and skill to come up with unique perspectives and explore innovative strategies. And while they have unique perspectives, they have unique needs too. In this course, you'll learn what makes experts so valuable to organizations and what methods will help you get the best results from them. You'll also learn ways to partner with experts to give them what they require and strategies to overcome difficulties that arise from working with challenging experts.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Identify characteristics of experts that are valuable to organizations
    Recognize actions managers can take to enable the best results from experts
  • Recognize key elements for partnering collaboratively with experts
    Identify solutions for working with challenging experts
    Reflect on what you've learned

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 43s
    Some business problems warrant bringing in outside help. Regardless of the circumstances, there are times you need to bring in an expert to provide something your company needs to succeed. In this video, you'll learn the key concepts that will be covered in this course, including what outside experts can bring to your company and what actions you can take to enable the best results from them. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 44s
    A subject matter expert, or SME, is a person who, through years of experience and education, has a deep understanding of a particular subject. Because they have an intimate understanding within an area of expertise, they can quickly fill specific knowledge and staffing voids within an organization. In this video, you'll explore the characteristics of experts that bring value to organizations. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Getting the Best from Experts
    4m 32s
    A subject matter expert is a specialized contributor to a project who provides input into, and validation of, any proposed solutions to a problem within a specific area of expertise. In this video, you'll learn actions managers can take to enable the best results from experts. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Becoming Partners with Experts
    4m 9s
    Bringing in an expert can be stressful for your team. Your employees might worry that the expert will replace them, or that the expert won’t fit into their established team dynamics. Or, they may be concerned that the expert will get to perform the most challenging and rewarding duties. In this video, you'll explore the key elements for partnering collaboratively with experts. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Working with Challenging Experts
    6m 11s
    Occasionally, relationships with outside experts can be both challenging and frustrating. That doesn’t mean you can’t find ways to make it easier to work with them while also getting quality results from your partnership. In this video, learn solutions for working with challenging experts. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Let's Review
    1m 45s
    In this video, you'll review and reflect on what you've learned in the course Working Collaboratively with Experts. FREE ACCESS

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