Session 301
The Profit Power of Collaborative Excellence

Alliance Leaders need to use collaborative excellence to transform their alliances, eco-systems, and cross functional integration of their organizations. Collaborating successfully relies on trust, managing complexity, and the economics of alliances.

Building trust produces great profitability gains and removes massive chunks of non-value-added work in an alliance. And a team's or alliance's ability to manage complexity and reduce risks actually improves through collaboration and significantly increases the success rates of complex projects and eco-system interaction. Not to be outdone, the economics of alliances create value by simultaneously chipping away at a multitude of factors that often go unnoticed by accounting cost-cutters who cannot see the impact of collaboration.

In this workshop, through case studies and group exercises, you'll gain a better understanding of how:


Robert Porter Lynch, CA-AM
Thought Leader
The Warren Company

Robert is a passionate champion for unlocking the power of collaboration in alliances, high performance teamwork, innovation, and trust.

Robert is the Founding Chairman of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals. His groundbreaking work in alliance best practices now underpin thousands innovation alliances globally.

Robert has trained over thirty-five thousand executives around the world, and has consulted for major corporations in wide variety industries ranging from aerospace, automotive, bio-pharma, energy, financial services, government, health care, high tech, medical devices, petro-chemicals, and telecommunications, as well as advising numerous governmental institutions in Canada and the U.S.

He serves as adjunct professor at the Universities of Alberta, British Columbia, and teaches senior executives in Supply Chain Collaboration at the University of San Diego, He holds degrees from Brown University in International Relations and Harvard University in Organization Development.