The way we work on collaborative projects is changing, especially with cloud-based platforms and software like Fusion 360 software. But beyond the software, successful collaboration relies on a portfolio of soft skills that contribute to improved efficiency, increased collaboration, leadership development, and improved project quality. This session will discuss the most important soft skills required for good collaboration, as well as outline practical development tips and tricks to help you empower your workforce to take collaboration to the next level.
- Discover the nature of collaboration and what is required
- Discover how soft skills are able to complement collaborative software
- Discover the most important soft skill set that secures success
- Learn how to encourage soft-skill development in the workplace
Pamela Bryan is an eTraining Strategist at Global eTraining, and spends her days helping architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry firms develop eTraining and blended-learning programs to support their Building Information Modeling (BIM) initiatives. Pam has over 30 years’ experience in management and coaching roles helping business development and design teams adapt to the challenges and opportunities new technology brings. As an international business coach focused on team development, collaboration, and productivity she has been a key speaker at national conferences in the United States and the United Kingdom. This background provides a unique perspective to the challenges and challenging learning process that AEC industry teams face as the practice of BIM requires new ways of working and collaborating both internally and with their business partners. Pam holds a master’s degree in business administration and certifications as a business coach and productivity specialist. She is a firm believer in the bottom line and personal benefits of a commitment to life-long learning.