Virtual Team Building and Management - Online Course & Certification

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Virtual Team Building and Management - Online Training Course - How to Build & Effectively Manage Virtual Teams

It is estimated that there are over one billion virtual workers around the world, 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. 

Study method - Online, self-paced (4-6 study hours)

Course format - Online (24/7 access), modular

Course Duration - Part-time (1-year access)

Qualification – CPD certificate of completion

Course Delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smart phones

Awarded Body – CPD Accreditation Service (UK)

 Virtual Team Building and Management - Online Training Course - How to Build & Effectively Manage Virtual Teams - The Mandatory Training Group -

Course aims

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

Course objectives

The objectives of this virtual team building and management online course are to:

  • Know the keys to establishing a virtual team
  • Learn how to hold effective meetings and group sessions
  • Learn effective ways to communicate with team members
  • Use tools to build trust and confidence among employees
  • Know how to handle poor performing employees
  • Know how to manage a virtual team during any project

What’s covered in this course?

This online virtual team building and management course covers the following:

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

Why is virtual team building important?

Virtual teams can feel very lonely. Remote employees are typically focused on their own silo, and rarely interact informally with their peers and managers like they would in a regular office.

Meetings in particular can feel very transactional and dry. This is one big disadvantage of virtual teams – you lose what’s called the “water cooler” effect in a regular office, where team members bump into each other at the water cooler and talk about things unrelated to work.

Although such minor interactions can be trivial, their impact is quite significant on team performance. They have a tremendous positive effect on overall team morale and happiness.

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  • Additional references and downloadable materials available
  • CPD accredited certification on completion

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