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Managing the Virtual Workplace

1 Day Course
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Course Information

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 benefits to today’s virtual workplace, but there can be challenges, too. This one-day 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.

This one-day workshop will help you teach participants how 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 a virtual workplace

Overcome cultural barriers when leading virtual teams

Develop their virtual leadership skills

Course Outline

1. Defining the Virtual Workplace
  • Definitions
  • Advantages and Challenges
2. Creating Virtual Workplace Programs
  • Building a Virtual Workplace Strategy
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Characteristics of Great Virtual Teams
  • Setting up Employees for Telework
  • Managing Performance
  • Making Connections
3. Technology
  • Virtual Workplace Tools
  • Choosing the Right Tools
4. Building Virtual Teams
  • The Stages of Team Development
  • Making Connections
  • Choosing the Virtual Team
  • Strategies for Success
5. Virtual Leadership Strategies
  • Making Connections
  • Debrief
6. Leading Virtual Team Meetings
  • Scheduling and Conducting Team Meetings
  • Test Driving
7. Working with Cross-Cultural Teams
  • Bridging Cultural Gaps
  • Personal Action Plan

Private Courses

We can arrange your own private Management course.


Have us build a custom private course tailored to your needs.

Cost Effective

If you are looking to training a group of people private courses can be very cost effective.

Post Course Support

Unlimited post course email support on the course topics.

What Our Clients Think

This has been by far one of the most useful and well planned/executed training courses I have ever attended. For this to have been achieved remotely just adds to how impressive it was managed.

Trevor Stratton - Lincolnshire County Council

Cannot fault the content & delivery of the course at all. A brilliant service from start to finish. Thank you Systematix.

Claire Mitchell - Denbighshire County Council

The trainer was an excellent tutor. He did check all of the group was able to keep up and if there were any problems or questions of the attendants, he was always willing to help.

Marianne Seager - Wincanton

Very good at tailoring the course to my needs. Very individual and attentive.

Andrew Griffin - Blackfin

The trainer was an amazing lecturer and the vba course was very usefull and well structured. Thank you.

Veronika Panton - Haven Power

The pace he delivered the course was perfect and he explained everything so clearly and in a way I could understand.

Jessica Homer - All About Food

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Virtual workers and virtual teams are an essential part of today s workforce. More than ever, people are using technology to work anywhere, anytime.