Leading Teams: Managing Virtual Teams
Leading virtual teams can be hard at first. You will need ways to successfully manage and foster collaboration between people who are separated by distance, time zones, and cultural differences.
This course offers a framework for successfully leading virtual teams. It outlines the key competencies that members of virtual teams should possess and offers guidelines for specific virtual team activities, such as teleconferencing and decision making. It also highlights a variety of tools and technologies that are commonly used for collaboration on virtual teams and presents guidelines for knowing how to choose the right technologies for specific situations.
What You Will Learn
- Competencies that virtual teams members should possess or develop
- Best combination of virtual communication tools for given situations
- Examples of virtual team technologies for use in various types of work such as communications, conferencing and information transfer and storage
- Important areas for consideration when setting guidelines for virtual teams
Who Should Take This Course
Employees at all levels who lead and manage teams and anyone who wishes to develop and refine their leadership skills in a team environment