Positive interpersonal professional relationships play a key role in determining individual and organizational success. Because of this, they are an important influence on strategic decision making. The bond between peers is the most basic relationship element in any organization, and it can stunt efforts for success or stimulate efforts that flourish. The unique character of each relationship in an organization may influence the entire group. This course examines the benefits of positive peer relationships. It also explores how individuals can cultivate peer relationships that can make an organization more collaborative and competitive.

Learning objectives

  • Identify the characteristics of peer work relationships
  • Describe the expectations of professional relationships
  • Identify how personal relationships differ from professional relationships in the workplace
  • Describe the organisational benefits of peer relationships
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of an individual's ability to build peer relationships in a given scenario
  • Recognise the personal benefits of positive peer relationships


Individual contributors in an organization who want to develop effective peer relationships throughout their organization, as well as within their own workgroups

60 Minutes

365 Days