Managing the Virtual Workplace

$300.00

The International Data Corporation estimates that by 2020 mobile workers will account for nearly three quarters of the workforce in the United States. Make sure you’re on top of the virtual workplace trend with this one-day Managing the Virtual Workplace training course.

Through this course you will understand the advantages to business and employees of remote work, as well as the disadvantages that can be associated and the best ways to manage them.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • 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.

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Description:

The International Data Corporation estimates that by 2020 mobile workers will account for nearly three quarters of the workforce in the United States. Make sure you’re on top of the virtual workplace trend with this one-day Managing the Virtual Workplace training course.

Through this course you will understand the advantages to business and employees of remote work, as well as the disadvantages that can be associated and the best ways to manage them.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • 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.

*Receive a nationally recognized certificate for participation in this course

Course Outline & Major Topics

  • Session One: Course Overview
  • Session Two: Defining the Virtual Workplace
  • Session Three: Creating Virtual Workplace Programs
    • Building a Virtual Workplace Strategy
    • Pre-Assignment Review
    • Setting up Employees for Telework
    • Managing Performance
    • Making Connections
  • Session Four: Technology Tips and Tricks
    • The Latest and Greatest
    • Choosing the Right Tools
  • Session Five: Building Virtual Teams
    • The Stages of Team Development
    • Making Connections
    • Choosing the Virtual Team
    • Strategies for Success
  • Session Six: Leading Virtual Team Meetings
    • Scheduling and Conducting Team Meetings
    • Test Driving
  • Session Seven: Working with Cross-Cultural Teams
  • Session Eight: Virtual Leadership Strategies
    • Making Connections
    • Debrief
    • Recommended Reading List
  • Post-Course Assessment
    • Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys
    • Personal Action Plan

*Receive a nationally recognized certificate for participation in this course

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Owners
  • Supervisors
  • Production Personnel
  • Business Leaders
  • Remote Workers

*Become a member to receive 20% off