Leading and Managing Virtual Teams

Are you like so many people now managing a virtual team? You may be:

    • Worried about leading your team remotely, when this is new to all of you.
    • Unsure how to maintain effective collaboration and communication when everyone is working remotely – often for the first time.
    • Wondering how you can be sure people are OK and on track.

This online training workshop will help you build the skills and confidence that ‘Remote-Ready’ leaders need. You will learn to bring the virtual team along and support team members to be productive while changing the way they work.

Tailored virtual workshop on managing remote teams – for clients in Melbourne – Sydney – Brisbane – Adelaide – Perth – Hobart – Darwin – Canberra – all regional areas – Asia – and anywhere else

Designed for you

This virtual team management training program is designed for people who manage a remote team.

Outcomes

In this leading remote teams training program you learn how to:

  • Agree expectations with team members for this new way of working.
  • Create a sense of community and continuity through team routines and commitments.
  • Manage performance and workloads remotely.
  • Run engaging team meetings using Zoom or other technology to ensure productive collaboration.
  • Support team members through this challenging time of change and isolation so that they can be productive.

In this Managing Virtual Teams training workshop, participants create their personal ‘Remote Ready Leadership Playbook’. This playbook consists of:

  • Tailored strategies to manage their virtual team.
  • Practical steps to immediately implement the strategy with the team.

Delivered in-house at your premises or in an online virtual classroom

We deliver our training programs either through:

All our facilitators are certified in COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Training by the Australian Department of Health. Therefore, you can rest assured we will deliver safe face-to-face workshops in collaboration with you.

Tailored virtual management course

As this workshop is aimed at people managing other people remotely, we recommend facilitating the program via a virtual workshop environment, which will allow the facilitator to role model effective online behaviours.

We deliver the virtual workshop via Zoom or any video conferencing system your organisation prefers.

Tailoring

We will tailor this program to your team’s situation and your organisation.

Duration

Typical duration: two sessions of 1.5 hours delivered over two successive weeks.

Content

Leading the virtual team

  • Setting direction for the virtual team.
  • Agreeing on expectations with the remote team:
    • outcomes
    • milestones
    • routines
    • commitments
    • checking-in.
  • Maintaining community and connection:
    • collaboration tools
    • team rituals.

Leading individuals

  • Managing individual performance:
    • agreeing expectations
    • providing encouragement and feedback.
  • Creating a sense of safety and building trust.
  • Supporting and coaching your staff to work remotely – skills and tools.

Leadership presence

  • How to run engaging team meetings using online platforms to ensure productive collaboration.
  • Finalise your Remote Ready Leadership Playbook.

Brief workshop overview and tips to manage a virtual team

Watch this video from one of our facilitators Justine Coleman. She gives practical tips for managing a virtual team and explains the content of the Leading Remote Teams training workshop.

Virtual Remote Leadership training workshop for individuals

We offer this program in two 1.5-hour sessions in successive weeks. You can attend this program from anywhere: your workstation or from home.

Duration

Two 1.5-hour online workshops; 10:30am to 12pm AEST

Dates

  • Tuesday 5 + 12 May 2020
  • Thursday 14 + 21 Jul 2020
  • Tuesday 8 + 15 Sept 2020
  • Wednesday 10 + 17 Nov 2020

Investment

$ 345 + GST

Includes

  • Electronic editable participant manual – great for reference
  • A PDF certificate

What you need

  • A device with a camera – preferably a laptop or desktop
  • Good internet access
  • A quiet room.

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