Managing Remote Teams

Code : LMS049
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Why Attend This Training Course?
A remote team (also known as a virtual team, dispersed team, or distributed team) is a group of people working together from different locations. Remote leadership is an essential management skill to build and facilitate an effective remote team. Managing Virtual Teams has become a hot topic over the last few years. People are now much more likely to work from home, from their car, at alternative locations, or even on the other side of the world, which means managers might rarely see them.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This training course is designed for:
  • Managers and Heads of Departments faced with their workers becoming remote
  • New managers who want to learn about team dynamics and management

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Understand and develop the skills required to effectively manage a virtual team
  • Build engagement and trust with members of their virtual team
  • Effectively use technology and tools to support communication within the team
  • Improve their communication and feedback approach with their virtual team
  • Track progress and performance management of team members to achieve success

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Introduction & Benefits
  • Changing Assumptions
  • Benefits of a Telecommuting Workforce
  • Return on Investment
  • IT Considerations
What do you want from your remote employees
  • What do you want from your remote employees?
  • What do your remote employees want
Keeping Them on Track
  • Cascade Model
  • Setting the Vision
  • Creating Expectations
  • Communicating Expectations – What’s In It for Me?
Communication Channels & Tools
  • Communication Vehicles
  • Avoid Death by Meeting
Accurate Communication
  • Grounding an Assessment
  • Clear Communication
  • Requests – Change your requests
  • Change your identity
Building Team Relationships
  • Building Your Team’s Community & Culture
  • Establish Your Credibility as a Manager
Accountability Systems
  • Empowering Employees
  • Micro-Monitoring vs Micro Managing
  • SMART Goals
  • Team Performance Matrix
  • Coaching vs. Controlling Management Styles
  • Listening Skills
  • Training
Reviews & Feedback
  • Performance Reviews
  • Giving Good Feedback
  • Handling conflict between remote team members
  • Motivating Remote Employees
  • Movement vs Motivation
  • Turning Work into Play

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

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