"The Comprehensive Series is a great tool with which to address the
biggest public health leadership challenge of today — leading without authority,
across boundaries, with others different from ourselves, to solve complex problems."
—David Steffen


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Collaborative Leadership Training Tools


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Six Self-Assessment Questionnaires can help individuals focus on and evaluate key behaviors that are important to each of six practices of effective collaborative leaders: Assessing the Environment, Creating Clarity: Visioning and Mobilizing, Building Trust, Sharing Power and Influence, Developing People, Self-Reflection.

The questionnaires can be used either alone to assess your collaborative leadership capacity or as an activity in courses or workshops.
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Skill-Building Modules

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Collaborative Leadership Learning Modules: A Comprehensive Series
This series provides skill-building instruction key skills for developing the capacity for collaborative leadership. This series of seven modules is adaptable for learners with different level of experience and can be customized to meet the needs of your group. 400 pages.

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Collaborative Leadership: Fundamental Concepts Learning Module
This learning module (also included in the Collaborative Leadership Learning Modules: A Comprehensive Series) helps individuals become acquainted with the collaborative leadership and sets the stage for the Comprehensive Series. It includes many hands-on activities, brief leadership scenarios on video, and opportunities for dialogue and interaction. 114 pages.

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A brief sample of one of the Collaborative Leadership videos accompanying the Fundamental Concepts module. (Please note that the videos are available only on the DVD in the Collaborative Leadership Learning Modules: A Comprehensive Series.)

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Leadership Program Development

Emerging Leaders Program Development Handbook
This on-line handbook provides step-by-step instructions for planning and creating an innovative leadership development program. The Handbook is a product of the Emerging Leaders Network of Minnesota, a pilot project created to build a network of emerging public health leaders prepared to step into both formal and informal leadership roles.

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Collaborative Leadership is a site of the Leadership Development National Excellence Collaborative,
  which is sponsored by Turning Point and funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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