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Managing Virtual Teams

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A remote team is comprised of professionals from various time zones, with a diversity of skills and different cultures working on a common project from different geographical locations. Teams may exist in different cities or countries, and work across time zones and cultures.

Learn how to:

  • Effectively lead and motivate remote teams
  • Use tools to effectively communicate remotely
  • Use the right tools to manage processes and projects remotely
  • Build an online team culture

Delivery Methods

Leading Training is focusing on providing virtual training courses for the foreseeable future and will only consider in-person and classroom training on request, with a required minimum group size of four delegates. We remain committed to offering training that is fast, focused and effective.

Delivery Method Duration Price (excl. VAT)
Webinar 2 Days R 7,998.00

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Save up to 10% by booking and paying 10 business days before the course.

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Audience

  • Line Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Executives

Pre-Requisites

Management experience

Course Outline / Curriculum

How do you manage remote team?

GITLAB Example

  • Embracing total transparency
  • Handbook, goals, and documentation
  • Using Tools for remote collaboration
  • Docs instead of whiteboards
  • Docs instead of water coolers
  • Scaling by documenting
  • Asynchronous
  • Active reinforcement
  • Benefits for morale, wellbeing, and lowering stress
  • Limits
  • Time and productivity
  • Separating decision gathering from decision making
  • Applying iteration to everything
  • Company-wide organizational chart
  • Avoiding dotted lines and matrix organization
  • Focusing on results
  • Objectives and Key Results (OKRs)
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Encourage flexibility and balance
  • Work from anywhere
  • Time away from work
  • Dedicate time for health and fitness

Culture and Belonging in an Online Environment

  • What is culture?
  • How do you build and sustain culture in a remote environment?
  • Culture looks different in a pandemic
  • How do I assess culture fit remotely?
  • No unwritten rules
  • Intentional onboarding
  • Using GitLab for remote onboarding
  • Reinforcing your values
  • Never take culture for granted
  • Gratitude and transparency
  • Spotlight culture ambassadors
  • Put structure around culture

Data for Managers

  • Data and Decision Making
  • Process management and tools for online teams
  • Measuring Performance in an Online Environment

Schedule Dates and Booking

There are currently no scheduled dates.

Please note that this course needs a minimum of 6 delegates to schedule a course. You can choose to be added to the waiting list by clicking the button below and we will contact you when we have enough delegates interested. Should we not get enough delegates, we will refund or credit your paid booking.

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Should you need this course urgently, the following options are available:

  1. Pay for 6 delegates (whether you have them or not) and we will schedule the course as soon as possible.
  2. If you have fewer delegates and cannot pay for 6, we can negotiate a shortened course where some of the time will be spent in blended learning - watching videos and doing tutorials and exercises with some contact time with the trainer. We would want to discuss what your core needs are so that we cover those aspects. You need to have paid for 3 delegates at least.