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Teamwork is one of the most highly regarded employability skills and many organisations rely on successful teamwork to achieve organisational goals and objectives.
Being able to work productively within a collaborative project or team is vital for increasing creativity, improving the quality of work and fostering healthy and productive relationships with colleagues and stakeholders in contemporary business. Businesses can leverage a collaborative environment to improve their customer service. Professionals who collaborate are able to provide a better experience and superior support for their customers by being able to tap into internal experts, information and resources to help their customers. To achieve organisational objectives and goals, employees need to be able to collaborate across teams and organisational boundaries, communicate clearly with each other, be aware and considerate of emotions and solve problems with the full intellectual capital of the team rather than individuals.
This Credential is currently available at the Intermediate, Proficient and Advanced levels. Use the level indicators below to identify the level you should explore. View the Credential level to see further information.
- Have 5 years professional experience in this capability
- Be an experienced professional
- Have experience in operational roles
- Coordinate actions across operations
- Have 7 years professional experience in this capability
- Be a senior professional
- Have experience in function-level roles
- Direct thinking or action across operations
- Have 10 years professional experience in this capability
- Be an advanced professional
- Have experience in leadership roles
- Drive actions across an organisation
At the Intermediate level of Teamwork you have responsibility for promoting and encouraging collaboration between teams within your organisation and building effective ways of working together. Within your role you engage with and positively influence stakeholders relevant to operational outcomes. You identify and seek to remove barriers to participation and proactively resolve conflicts and differences with the people you work with. You are responsible for evaluating collaborative results and overcoming conflicts that may limit cooperation.
At the Proficient level of Teamwork you will be focused on leading the design and successful execution of collaborative projects within your area of practice. Within your role you are planning and facilitating productive discussions with strategic partners, stakeholders and suppliers. You are building purposeful connections and maintaining effective relationships with major stakeholders. You are responsible for breaking down barriers that limit collaboration or information sharing across your team, organisation as well as with stakeholders and partners.
At the Advanced level of Teamwork you will be focused on promoting synergy and leading collaborative effort to achieve strategic outcomes for your organisation. You are leading the successful coordination and execution of large-scale projects and you are maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders and facilitating productive discussions with strategic partners and suppliers. Within your role you have successfully broken down structural or disciplinary barriers across teams or operational areas, allowing collaboration and information sharing.