Leading Virtual Teams

Managers will analyze the effectiveness of their virtual team, assess their own effectiveness on managing, and identify practical ways to enhance the team’s performance.

Methodology:

Throughout the workshop, a combination of open discussion, interactive presentations, analysis and hands-on experiential techniques are used to help participants assess their needs and assemble a personalized action plan.

Format:

Clients are able to choose between half day and full day workshops, depending on the depth and specialization of their learning goals.  These workshops can be customized to accommodate a specific client’s needs and goals.

Topics and issues covered in either the half or full day workshops can include but are not limited to:

  •  Managing virtual teams
  • Analysis of current team
  • Domestic vs. global environment
  • Remote teams vs. co-located teams
  • Levels of interdependence
  • Committing to action
  • Communicating effectively

A one-hour lunchtime seminar is also available to provide a broad overview on virtual teams.  Participants will become aware of the importance of these issues in this educational seminar.

Format Scope of Content Takeaways Max Size
Full Day Workshops
(7 hrs)
Self-assessment & feedback

4-6 specialized subtopics

3 hours of individual and small group work
Self-assessment feedback

Leading virtual teams tips and tools*

Communication plan

Personalized plan (comprehensive)
25
Half Day Workshops
(3.5 hrs)
Self-assessment & feedback

2-3 subtopics

1.5 hours of individual and small group work
Self-assessment feedback

Time management tips and tools*

Personalized plan (limited)
25
Lunch Seminar
(1 hr)
An overview of leading a virtual team  Overview of tools*

Tips

*Tools may include work style assessment, day planner basics, values clarification and goal setting and project tracking tools