COM 200 Strayer University Collaboration Strategies Paper
Criteria for Success: You will begin work on your group project this week as you:
You will work toward your goal over the next two weeks and reflect on the collaborative strategies used in your final assessment document during Week 6.
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the assignment for Week 6.
What to submit/deliverables: A completed Group Project Plan.
What you need to complete this assignment:To complete this assignment, you will need the following resources:
Steps to Complete: In Week 4, complete and submit your assignment in BlackBoard using the following steps:
STEP 1:Describe a common and measurable collaborative goal. This is not an individual goal it is a group goal. This can be a goal the group is already working on at work, at school, or at home. The group should be able to accomplish this goal in two weeks (or a sub-goal if you are working on a longer-term goal) during Weeks 4 and 5 of this course.
Here are some examples of common goals you may decide to work on:
STEP 2: Identify the other 2–4 members of your group and how you will work together. You may work with family members, friends, classmates, co-workers, or anyone else you will be able to collaborate with during this time period. Collaboration should be accomplished through strategies and tools. Collaboration strategies or approaches can include in-person meetings, active listening, phone conversations, organization, sub goals, etc. Collaboration tools can include Google Docs, Monday, Zoom, Skype, Smartsheet, Microsoft Teams, Slack, Microsoft Office 365, et cetera. Make a plan for how your team will collaborate (using strategies and tools) and what each specific person’s role and responsibilities will be.
STEP 3: Download the Group Project Plan Document [DOCX] and complete all sections.
STEP 4: Upload the completed document to the Assignment 2 link in Week 4 of Blackboard.
COM200 Assignment 2
Group Project Plan Template
Common Collaborative Group Goal: List the goal you have selected to work on as a
group over the next 2 weeks. Select a goal your group can accomplish (or a sub-goal if you
are working on a longer-term goal) during Weeks 4 and 5 of the course. The group goal should
be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time-bound (SMART).
Group Members: List each member of your group (3-5 people total) and identify their
specific role and responsibilities within the group. Your group must include 3-5 people total
Role and Responsibilities
Plan: Describe how you and your group members will work together toward your goal:
1. What is your plan of action?
2. How will you interact with other team members? What are your collaboration
strategies? Collaboration strategies or approaches can include in-person meetings,
active listening, phone conversations, organization, sub goals, etc.
3. What potential collaboration tools do you plan to use to help reach your team
goal? Collaboration tools can include Google Docs, Monday, Zoom, Skype, Smartsheet,
Microsoft Teams, Slack, Microsoft Office 365, etc.