EMP102 Collaboration for Success (2)

An ability to successfully collaborate is becoming more important in todays workplace, both at an individual and an organisational level. Successful collaboration assists the achievement of mutually beneficial outcomes that exceed the sum of the individual contributions. This subject introduces the key basic components of collaboration that include: having a common purpose or mutual goals; development of trust; sharing of information and resources; joint problem solving and decision-making.  Each will be applied through the use of case studies/scenarios at an individual and organisational level.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have already completed MGT210 Organisational Behaviour, MGT290 Project Management or MGT245 Leading Yourself and Teams.

Subject Relationships

MGT210 Partial overlap of topic areas in 8CP subjects
MGT290 Partial overlap of topic areas in 8CP subjects
MGT245 Partial overlap of topic areas in 8CP subjects

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify the benefits of collaboration at an individual and organisational level; and
  • be able to reflect on and compare the merits and limits of various techniques and tools to employ effective collaboration.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Collaboration as part of the Problem Solving Process
  • Stages of collaboration
  • Collaboration for an individual
  • Collaboration at the organisational level

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.