Leadership and management

Managing Virtual Teams

Practical insights, strategies and professional development for team leaders wishing to develop their management style to meet the challenges of successfully delivering projects with remote, sometimes globally dispersed virtual teams.

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Summary

Practical insights, strategies and professional development for team leaders wishing to develop their management style to meet the challenges of successfully delivering projects with remote, sometimes globally dispersed virtual teams.

The modern workplace has been rapidly transformed by technology with many teams now including members who work remotely. Managers who are can adapt their style to create high performing virtual teams and use technology as an enabler, are therefore in high demand. This course will give managers the skills they need to become a successful virtual leader. The focus is on using practical tools to support virtual teams and learning the skills, strategies and processes you’ll need to do so.  

Who should attend?

Managing Virtual Teams is applicable to project managers and team leaders at all levels who are responsible for a remote team. It’s suitable for managers and leaders who want to update and improve their virtual skills and increase team cohesion and productivity.

How will I benefit?

  • Improve your team’s performance by creating a strong remote team culture
  • Discover proven communications strategies to keep team members engaged and motivated
  • Work with technology as an enabler to support their management style and drive efficiency
  • Develop your career by demonstrating competency in modern management approaches
  • Avoid common pitfalls by understanding the needs of the remote team members
Contributes 7 CPD hours

Key topics

  • The benefits and challenges of a remote team
  • The key skills of a successful remote team leader
  • Building rapport and trust in a virtual team
  • Virtual body language
  • Developing a clear communications strategy
  • Choosing the right technology
  • Running a virtual meeting

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: C, D and E

  1. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’
  2. Communication and inter-personal skills - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills’
  3. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Managing Virtual Teams.

  • Andy Webber

    Andy Webber

    Andy is a professional facilitator with over 15 years of experience in coaching, mentoring, consulting and delivering training.

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  • Duration:
    1 day
  • Location:
    London
  • CPD Hours:
    7
  • UK-Spec:
    C, D, E

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Available dates for Managing Virtual Teams

1 day course

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22 Nov 2022 10% discount available until 22 September

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