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Leading Remote Teams

A virtual team is a group of individuals who work across time, space and organizational boundaries, and who interact primarily through electronic communication. Find out more about managing virtual teams in this informative learning content.
  • Build and sustain high performance in a remote team setting
  • Effective remote communication
  • Nurture team spirit and building trust
  • Training options for individual learners, groups/teams & organization-wide

Course Code: OV-MLR

1x3 hr virtual session | 6-8 hrs on-demand learning | 30 mins coaching (optional extra for teams)

This program is available for groups and teams

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Supporting on-demand digital learning playlists | 30-minute follow up coaching session (optional extra for teams)

With an increase in dispersed, virtual and remote teams, managers face new challenges in working with their teams from a distance. This course is focused on building and sustaining high performance in a remote team setting.
You will learn some practical approaches to running virtual meetings, managing performance and communicating appropriately and effectively with your team. You will also explore the leadership behaviors that cultivate feelings of trust and unity and provide a strong foundation for effective collaboration.

Suitable for supervisors, team leaders and line managers who currently lead, or anticipate leading, a remote or dispersed team.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe what remote team members need and expect from leaders
  • Build unity and trust within and across your remote team
  • Use a combination of communication channels and methods to support effective team working
  • Plan and conduct effective virtual meetings
  • Manage the performance of your team using an output-based approach
  • Create and maintain motivation and team spirit within remote working environments
  • Defining the characteristics of effective remote teams
  • Identifying the behaviors, skills and qualities of successful remote team leaders
  • Nurturing team spirit and building trust
  • Understanding the emotional, psychological and physical requirements of remote workers
  • Identifying and overcoming the barriers to effective remote communication
  • Planning when, how and how often to communicate
  • Developing and implementing communication systems and processes using technology
  • Creating a supportive environment to motivate the remote team
  • Measuring and managing team and individual outputs
Course overview

With an increase in dispersed, virtual and remote teams, managers face new challenges in working with their teams from a distance. This course is focused on building and sustaining high performance in a remote team setting.
You will learn some practical approaches to running virtual meetings, managing performance and communicating appropriately and effectively with your team. You will also explore the leadership behaviors that cultivate feelings of trust and unity and provide a strong foundation for effective collaboration.

Is it right for me?

Suitable for supervisors, team leaders and line managers who currently lead, or anticipate leading, a remote or dispersed team.

What will I learn?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe what remote team members need and expect from leaders
  • Build unity and trust within and across your remote team
  • Use a combination of communication channels and methods to support effective team working
  • Plan and conduct effective virtual meetings
  • Manage the performance of your team using an output-based approach
  • Create and maintain motivation and team spirit within remote working environments
What will it cover?
  • Defining the characteristics of effective remote teams
  • Identifying the behaviors, skills and qualities of successful remote team leaders
  • Nurturing team spirit and building trust
  • Understanding the emotional, psychological and physical requirements of remote workers
  • Identifying and overcoming the barriers to effective remote communication
  • Planning when, how and how often to communicate
  • Developing and implementing communication systems and processes using technology
  • Creating a supportive environment to motivate the remote team
  • Measuring and managing team and individual outputs
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Up to 15 people per program.

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