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Managing Remote Teams Course Outline

This 1-day project management course will help delegates learn how to overcome the challenges of managing employees in different time zones and locations. Delegates will also be able to learn how to hire the right people and improve their communication skills with remote teams.

The following topics will be taught during this 1-day Management Training Course:

The Fundamentals of Managing Remote Teams

  • Introducing Remote Leadership
  • Accounting for Cultural Differences
  • Remote Leadership Competencies

Building and Maintaining Trust with Remote Teams

  • Building Trust
  • Build Camaraderie Across the Company
  • Respect, Trust, and Value Individual Members
  • Form a Collective Shared Vision for the Team
  • Share Ownership for Work Produced
  • Foster Two-Way Communication
  • Show Gratitude
  • Maintaining Trust
  • Creating Teamwork

Teaching Remote Teams

  • Leading from a Distance
  • Scheduled Check-in Calls
  • Screen Sharing
  • Affirmations and Compliments
  • Collaboration Zones
  • Directing the Team
  • Technology, Communication, and Remote Teams

  • Using Technology to Communicate
  • Communicating by Email
  • Communicating by VoIP
  • Communicating by Video Conference
  • Communicating by Remote Desktop Assistance
  • Core Concepts of Communication
  • Problems with Communication
  • Verbalising Expectations Clearly
  • Barriers to Effective Communication

Participating in Remote Team Meetings

  • Facilitating Remote Team Meetings
  • Preparing an Agendas
  • Start Each Meeting with an Icebreaker
  • Practice Using Videoconferencing and Remote Connection Tools

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Who should attend this Management Training Course?

This course is for new and inexperienced project managers who have been put in the situation of managing remote teams based in different locations and time zones.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for the Managing Remote Teams training course.

Managing Remote Teams Course Overview

Managing remote teams requires an entirely different set of skills. The idea of managing teams remotely is becoming very popular with businesses as they access more and better talent much faster. Other benefits include lower costs and the improvement of technology for communicating with teams.

This course will be able to help you to manage remote teams efficiently while dealing with different time zones.

In short, the course will help delegates to:

  • Lead from a distance
  • Direct  the team
  • Use technology to communicate
  • Remote team meetings
  • Deal with different time zones

In addition, other benefits include lower costs and the improvement of technology to communicate with teams.

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What's included in this Management Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.

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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

The following tips will help to manage a remote team effectively: Find the right workflow management system for your team, Set quiet hours when you focus on deep work, Talk regularly, Trust your team, Take regular feedback.
Remote work is beneficial for workers in the following ways: Saves time and money, Increase productivity, A happier work life, Flexible working hours.
The challenges in a remote team are lack of communication and disconnection with the culture.
Managing Remote Teams course is 1 day.
Remote Team is different from the office because in the office you are continuously interacting with other employees, but in a remote team people work from different locations and with a different time zone.
The price for Managing Remote Teams certification in Canada starts from CAD795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Managing Remote Teams.

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You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.

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Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.

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High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

Diane Gray, Shell

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