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Managing the Virtual Workplace

This course is currently available as E-Learning, or a private instructor-led class scheduled to suit your availabilty. You can click here to inquire further or you ask us for recommendations on similar classes.

Recommended Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Overview

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 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.

Learning Objectives

Course Outline

  1. Course Overview
  2. Defining the Virtual Workplace
  3. Creating Virtual Workplace Programs
  4. Building a Virtual Workplace Strategy
  5. Pre-Assignment Review
  6. Setting up Employees for Telework
  7. Managing Performance
  8. Making Connections
  9. Technology Tips and Tricks
  10. The Latest and Greatest
  11. Choosing the Right Tools
  12. Building Virtual Teams
  13. The Stages of Team Development
  14. Making Connections
  15. Choosing the Virtual Team
  16. Strategies for Success
  17. Leading Virtual Team Meetings
  18. Scheduling and Conducting Team Meetings
  19. Test Driving
  20. Working with Cross-Cultural Teams
  21. Virtual Leadership Strategies
  22. Making Connections
  23. Debrief
  24. Personal Action Plan
  25. Recommended Reading List
  26. Post-Course Assessment


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