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Becoming a Business Partner

Overview

Partnerships are alliances in which two or more people or departments work together to achieve objectives that are mutually beneficial. They may share resources, information, capabilities and risks to achieve this. A common reason for entering into a partnership is to obtain the advantage of innovations, resources and support in achieving common business objectives. Becoming a business partner involves building strong bonds, setting mutually beneficial objectives and working collaboratively.

Course Content

  • Working as a strategic partner
  • Where are you now? 
  • Where do you need to be?
  • Acting as a consultant to the business: required attributes
  • Building effective relations with internal clients: trust and professional integrity
  • What do ‘professional’ and ‘unprofessional’ look, sound and feel like?
  • Using professional etiquette to maintain good working relationships
  • Managing response times
  • Using judgment to decide between answering smart or fast
  • The importance of follow-up

Objectives

  • Move from transactional services to business-aligned partnerships 
  • Establish effective relations with internal clients 
  • Display a professional demeanour 
  • Act as a proactive consultant to the business 
  • Provide outstanding service

Competencies Addressed

  • Business Acumen
  • Relationship Building
  • Teamwork

Outcome

After attending this workshop you will be a true business partner, adding strategic and operational value to your team and your organisation.

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