Working on a team with employees from different departments can be a huge challenge. These types of teams often consist of people with different talents, goals, and communication styles. This is why effective cross-functional management is so important. This involves managing teams in a way that bridges the functional silos that constrain your organization. Managing for cross-functionality also means using team leadership skills to support collaboration and teamwork between different departments. This course defines organizational cross-functionality and its benefits. It helps you develop techniques to support a cross-functional strategy throughout your organization. And it shows you how different types of knowledge management systems can play a role in implementing that strategy.
Managers who want to develop or refine their management skills.