Virtual Team Building And Management

Soft Skills
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  Instructor-Led
  Online Live Instructor-Led
  Online OnDemand
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If quantity is more than 1, Please add all Attendees' Names /Voucher #/ Learning Credit below separated with a comma. If not specified, we will contact you prior to the class start date. Special Instructions

There are an estimated one billion virtual workers in 2016, 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.

Virtual Team Building And Management Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Action Plans and Evaluations
Module Two: Setting Up Your Virtual Team (I)
  • Choose Self-Motivated People with Initiative
  • Face to Face Meeting At First
  • 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 Status Reports
  • 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
  • Setup Email Protocols
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions
Module Seven: Building Trust
  • Trust Your Team and They Will Trust You
  • Be Aware 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 a SOP"s
  • 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 of 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 Whatever Works for You and Your Team
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions
Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations
 
 
No prior experience is needed.

You may cancel this class 10 or more business days prior to the start date of the class for a full refund. No shows or cancellations made within 10 days will forfeit all fees paid. Online OnDemand can not be cancelled once the access key was generated and sent to the client.