Apr 11, 9:00 AM – Apr 12, 5:00 PM

Mountainland Technical College: Lehi Cam, 2301 Ashton Blvd, Lehi, UT 84043, USA


High Collaboration Frameworks (HCFs) are tools designed to conduct professional value-added activities in ways that minimize or eliminate collaboration dysfunctions to obtain high quality results from such activities. The purpose is to solve a problem, train, educate, persuade or conduct other activities whose purpose is not entertainment.


Reduced to its formal essence, a collaboration framework is an activity among two or more independent decision-makers seeking to achieve their objectives in some limiting context.

This Training focuses on collaboration frameworks useful to knowledge work managers, be them technical or non-technical.

Learning objectives​

  • Understand the advantages of High Collaboration Frameworks

  • Be capable of applying the collaboration frameworks covered here

  • Understand the roles of facilitation and observation

  • Be capable of facilitating and observing

  • Learn the collaboration frameworks covered here

  • Understand and apply data gathering, processing and interpretation

Am I Eligible?

This certification course is open to leaders, managers and directors. There's no prerequisite.


Duration: Ten hours (7 on day one and 3 on day two).

Training Agenda

  • Introduction to High Collaboration Frameworks



  • Moderation

    The facilitator and facilitation​​

    The observer​ and observation

  • The human factor and feel-o-meter

  • Materials

  • Understanding the state of quality, risk, and the project (Lighthouse, Sailboat)

  • Human resources identification and allocation (Dating game)

  • Effectiveness of value flow throughout the value chain (Tug of war)

  • Rapid requirements generation, categorization and prioritization (K2)

  • Project or Feature prioritization during program or project planning (VRE prioritization)

  • Execution breakdown (Story flow mapping)

  • Introspection at team and team-member level (Moi Map)

  • Retrospectives (Starfish, Timeline, Radar)

  • Project Canvas

  • High Collaboration Frameworks online

  • Data gathering, processing and interpretation

HCF Managers $750