A highly interactive training course on

The Virtual Leader

Developing and Leading Virtual Teams
Coventry Academy -  The Virtual Leader

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Training course overview

Managers today often find themselves balancing the need for finding new ways of getting the job done from a distance, with the need for building working relationships that span barriers of time, distance, and even culture For many managers, this is unfamiliar territory that requires a new way of thinking about how to lead people.

This online program was designed for those managers and leaders who must manage people and processes from a distance.  In addition, leading a virtual or multi-cultural team in the 21st century organization requires special competencies including the use of technology and communications to be effective. 

What are the goals?

By the end of this online training course, participants will be able to:

  • Create a team environment despite challenges from geography, time zones and culture.
  • Monitor the results of goals and objectives from a distance
  • Use multiple forms of media for distance communications
  • Apply competencies and attitudes needed to motivate workers across boundaries

Who is this training course for?

This online training course is suitable to a wide range of technical professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Anyone who must lead or manage workers from a distance
  • Front line manager and team leaders
  • HR personal responsible for setting standards

Course Outline

Day One: The Virtual Leader
  • The Changing Global Conditions leading to Remote Work
  • The Fundamentals of Virtual VS Direct Leadership
  • The Skills & Tools needed to administer day to day virtual responsibilities
Day Two: Applying Technology to Virtual Management 
  • Setting the standards for needed outcomes
  • Using virtual technologies for monitoring output
  • Effective Communications from a distance
Day Three: The Administration Competencies of Virtual Leadership
  • Creating a well-developed plan for workers to follow
  • Effective delegating & empowerment techniques of Virtual Leadership
  • Coaching and training from a distance

The certificate

  • A Coventry Academy e-Certificate will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the online training course

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