Managing and Engaging Remote Employees/Virtual Teams/Telecommuting: How to Keep Teams Connected from Afar

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    Speaker: Audrey Halpern


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    Duration: 60 Minutes
    Product Code: 50976
    Level: Intermediate

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OVERVIEW

Working remotely is becoming more of a norm in the tech industry. Various studies have shown that virtual team building is more difficult and it becomes harder for informal leaders to emerge tougher to create genuine dialogue, and easier for misunderstandings to escalate.

Leaders must deal with an array of cultural issues that can include differences in business protocol, decision-making, dealing with authority, the concept of time, negotiation styles, and the emotional reactions allowed — or expected — in a business environment.

In this webinar you will learn managing remote employees best practices including how to communicate, establish trust and build strong working relationships.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND

There are a couple key techniques that are specific to managing remote employees/virtual teams/telecommuting. Attend the webinar to learn how to supervise across time zones and even cultures.

AREAS COVERED

  • Create a virtual workplace strategy
  • Develop, implement, and maintain telecommuting policy best practices
  • Virtual team building and leading them to success
  • Plan and lead virtual meetings
  • Use technology to support a virtual workplace
  • Overcome virtual team communication challenges and cultural barriers when leading virtual teams
  • Develop virtual leadership skills

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Dealing with real challenges from the virtual workplace
  • Culture and the role it plays on a virtual team
  • Communication challenges in virtual team building
  • Working with time zones
  • Tips for managing remote employees/virtual teams/telecommuting and their performance from a distance
  • Build relationships with virtual team members and virtual team building activities for the workplace

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Anyone who is part of a remote team or interacts virtually with team members or managers who have remote employees.

SPEAKER

Years of Experience: 20+ years

 Areas of Expertise: Soft Skills Training, Facilitation, and Content Development

Audrey Halpern is a soft skills training facilitator consultant with 20+ years of experience. Audrey is currently a  faculty member of American Management Association where she trains productivity and communication skills.

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