Virtual Team Management Training

Course 275

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Language: English
  • 11 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Intermediate
Get This Course $1,950
  • 2-day instructor-led training course
  • Earn 17 PMI PDUs
  • After-course coaching available

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    Sep 6 - 7 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
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  • Oct 17 - 18 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
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  • Dec 5 - 6 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM PST
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  • Mar 6 - 7 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM CST
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  • Apr 17 - 18 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
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  • Jun 5 - 6 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM PDT
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In this Virtual Team Management course, you will learn how to use communication and collaboration tools to effectively lead virtual teams across distances, time zones, organizational separation, and cultural differences. You will also learn how to continuously deliver results across multi-site and international environments.

Virtual Team Management Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Virtual Team Management Training Benefits

  • Build and maintain collaborative virtual teams

  • Design an action plan to optimize team efficiency

  • Maintain successful team performance through key collaborative relationships

  • Facilitate teams using effective communication technologies

  • Manage the challenges of distance and the benefits of cultural diversity

  • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

Virtual Team Management Training Outline

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Identify the differences between co-located and virtual working
  • Deal with the realities of global teams to create effective teamwork
  • Assess the impact of current management practices within a virtual environment

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Meet the individual and team challenges of operating virtually
  • Manage the impact of separation factors, including distance, time zones, and cultures
  • Proactively adopt a team model that focuses on relationships and communication

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Identify key staff competencies and qualities
  • Analyze the perspectives and priorities of stakeholders
  • Assess the impact of current communications with stakeholders
  • Orient new virtual team members through onboarding
  • Manage the virtual learning dip, which occurs when learners are visually distant from each other
  • Run effective virtual project team initiation sessions

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Develop proactive communication approaches
  • Measure the impact of technology tools for team communication
  • Select the appropriate medium for key team activities, such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and more
  • Leverage key virtual communication technologies, including e-mail, intra- and extranets, blogs, wikis, and collaboration tools

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Work with organizational, national, regional, and international cultural diversity
  • Respond positively to cultural diversity
  • Incorporate cultural differences to benefit the team
  • Assess the impact of culture on communication, negotiations, and relationships

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Refocus leadership actions using a three-level model
  • Shift to a new set of management priorities without compromising the flow of your projects
  • Adopt a proactive management approach to virtual operations

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Virtual Team Management FAQs

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available online, in person, or as Private Team Training.

Separation amplifies the effect of a number of factors that are relatively insignificant when managing a team of people in the same location.

The planning phase of virtual projects and activities must allow for the numerous risk factors that can impact delivery-time differences, cultural perspectives, interpersonal friction and communication errors. This approach enables managers to be more robust and realistic in planning and executing.

Recognizing that there is a problem and then choosing the best response to the situation are key skills. Anticipating the challenge is an even more effective approach that requires an enabling, proactive mindset and a move away from the common model of reactive management.

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