Project Management Institute

eLearning

Leading Teams: Managing Virtual Teams


eLearning

eLearning

Offered by: PMI
SKU: 13826
PMI Product ID: 13826

PDUs

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CEUs

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Level

Intermediate
Regular Price: $65.00
Member Price: $45.00

Course Description

Virtual teams are emerging as the basic unit for conducting business of all types. Studies show that over 80% of workers today are involved in some way with team members who are not physically located in the same office. Virtual communication networks have made virtual teams possible, while globalization has made them a necessity. Leading virtual teams presents new challenges to leaders and managers. Virtual team leaders must find ways to successfully manage people who are separated by distance, time zones, and cultural differences. This course offers leaders 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.

Lesson Objectives

  • Recognizing the competencies that members of virtual teams should possess or develop

  • Choosing the best combination of virtual communication tools to use given a virtual team situation

  • Classifying examples of virtual team technologies as being for communication, conferencing, or information transfer and storage

  • Identifying key areas for consideration when setting guidelines for virtual teams

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Talent Triangle PDUs

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Leadership
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