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Managing the Virtual Workplace

Churchill Square Training & Development
Course summary
1 day
1,950 GBP excl. VAT
English
Corporate Training for Teams
Next available date: Contact provider for more information - United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
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1,950 GBP
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Course description

Managing the Virtual Workplace

Virtual workers and virtual teams are an essential part of today’s workforce. More than ever, people are using technology to work anywhere, anytime. There are big benefits to today’s virtual workplace, but there can be big challenges, too. This one-day course will teach managers and supervisors how to prepare employees for the virtual workplace, create telework programs, build virtual teams, leverage technology, and overcome cultural barriers.

What Will Students Learn?

  • Create a virtual workplace strategy
  • Develop, implement, and maintain telecommuting programs
  • Build a virtual team and lead them to success
  • Plan and lead virtual meetings
  • Use technology to support your virtual workplace
  • Overcome cultural barriers when leading virtual teams
  • Develop your virtual leadership skills

What Topics are Covered?

  • Defining the virtual workplace
  • Creating virtual workplace programs
  • Technology tips and tricks
  • Building virtual teams
  • Leading virtual team meetings
  • Working with cross-cultural teams
  • Virtual leadership strategies

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is essential for all employees who form part of or will be forming part of a virtual team, or employees that work virtually/remotely. This course is available on site or as an open course at various UK locations or internationally on request.

Training Course Content

This one-day workshop will help you teach participants how to:

o Create a virtual workplace strategy

o Develop, implement, and maintain telecommuting programs

o Build a virtual team and lead them to success

o Plan and lead virtual meetings

o Use technology to support a virtual workplace

o Overcome cultural barriers when leading virtual teams

o Develop their virtual leadership skills

Course Overview

You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives. Defining the Virtual Workplace To begin the course, participants will learn some terms related to the virtual workplace. Participants will also explore some advantages and disadvantages that the virtual workplace can have.

Creating Virtual Workplace Programs

This session will provide a list of elements to include in a virtual workplace strategy. Setting employees up for telework and tips for managing performance will also be covered. Technology Tips and Tricks Next, participants will consider what tools they can incorporate into their virtual workplace program. Building Virtual Teams In this session, participants will learn about Tuckman and Jensen’s five stages of team development and how they apply to virtual teams. They will also learn how to choose a virtual team and ways to ensure its success. Leading Virtual Team Meetings This session will give participants some guidelines for scheduling and conducting team meetings. They will also have an opportunity to practice a virtual team meeting. Working with Cross-Cultural Teams Next, participants will learn how to overcome cultural barriers in virtual teams. Virtual Leadership Strategies To wrap up the course, participants will share their favourite virtual leadership techniques. We will also share some ideas of our own. Workshop Wrap-Up At the end of the course, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.

Expenses

Courses start from £1,950, for less than 1 day price is negotiable

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Churchill Square Training & Development is a leading UK based global training and development provider. With over 185 different courses available, we offer a wide variety of training options available to suit your organisation or individual training needs. All of...


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