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Key skill assessment unit: working with others

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Key skill assessment unit: working with others

This course will be closing on 13 December 2023. You can continue your studies until this time and, once completed, your statement of participation will continue to appear on your OpenLearn profile.

Working effectively with other people in a group or a team is a skill valued highly by community and educational organisations, as well as employers. Working in a group is about communicating effectively, contributing ideas, listening and receiving feedback, and leading or following as appropriate. Developing your skills means thinking about and planning the tasks the group needs to do, negotiating with others to develop shared goals and purpose, collaborating to achieve agreed results and then reviewing the approach. In this free course, Key skill assessment unit: working with others, you will learn to use and adapt your skills confidently and effectively in different situations and contexts.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate a strategy for using skills in problem solving over an extended period of time
  • monitor progress and adapt the strategy as necessary, to achieve the quality of outcomes required when tackling a complex problem
  • evaluate this overall strategy and present the outcomes from the work using a variety or methods.

First Published: 10/08/2012

Updated: 07/03/2016

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