Virtual Team Building and Management

There are an estimated one billion virtual workers in 2012, and the number is expected to continue climbing well into the future. With a global workforce you are provided with a cost effective and talented pool of employees to draw from. With a virtual team you are given a Follow the Sun production environment.

With a virtual team you have the normal issues of a localized team, with the additional challenges of distance and cultural differences. Virtual Team Building and Management will give you participants the knowledge to work with these challenges and succeed in a growing global workforce.

LevelAll levels
Price€ 49.90   € 39.90
Access365 days
LanguageEnglish
Audio lessonsYes
Commitment4 h
CertificateYes, PDF

Syllabus

Module One: Getting Started
Introduction
Course Objectives
Module Two: Setting Up Your Virtual Team (I)
Choose Self-Motivated People with Initiative
Face to Face Meetings at First (Kick-off Meeting)
Diversity Will Add Value
Experienced with Technology
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions
Module Three: Setting Up Your Virtual Team (II)
Personality Can Count as Much as Skills
Rules of Engagement
Setting up Ground Rules
Icebreakers and Introductions
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions
Module Four: Virtual Team Meetings
Scheduling Will Always Be an Issue
Have a Clear Objective and Agenda
Solicit Additional Topics in Advance
Discourage Just Being a Status Report
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions
Module Five: Communication (I)
Early and Often
Rules of Responsiveness
Face to Face When Possible
Choose the Best Tool
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions
Module Six: Communication (II)
Be Honest and Clear
Stay in Constant Contact
Don’t Make Assumptions
Set Up Email Protocols
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions
Module Seven: Building Trust
Trust Your Team and They Will Trust You
Beware of “Us vs. Them” Territorial Issues
Share Best Practices
Create a Sense of Ownership
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions
Module Eight: Cultural Issues
Respect and Embrace Differences
Be Aware of Different Work Styles
Know Your Team Members Cultural Background
Dealing with Stereotypes
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions
Module Nine: To Succeed With a Virtual Team
Set Clear Goals
Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Build a Team Culture
Provide Timely Feedback
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions
Module Ten: Dealing With Poor Team Players
Manage Their Results, Not Their Activities
Be Proactive, Not Reactive
Check In Often
Remove Them
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions
Module Eleven: Choosing the Right Tools
Communication Software
Collaboration and Sharing Tools
Project Management Software
Use What Works for You and Your Team
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions
Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Wrapping Up
Action Plan

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LevelAll levels
Price€ 49.90   € 39.90
Access365 days
LanguageEnglish
Audio lessonsYes
Commitment4 h
CertificateYes, PDF

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