Managing the Virtual Workplace

    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 big benefits to today’s virtual workplace, but there can be big 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.

What Will Students Learn?

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 your virtual workplace

Overcome cultural barriers when leading virtual teams

• Develop your virtual leadership skills

What Topics are Covered?

Defining the virtual workplace

Creating virtual workplace programs

Technology tips and tricks

Building virtual teams

Leading virtual team meetings

Working with cross-cultural teams

• Virtual leadership strategies