Leading and Motivating Dispersed Teams
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Examine what it takes to successfully work with, and lead, distanced teams. Acquire critical skills leaders and members of a virtual team need for creating, maintaining and motivating successful virtual teams.
In the digital age, people are traveling less and meeting face-to-face less frequently with their fellow team members and leaders. Virtual teams are already a fact of the global marketplace as companies leverage global talent, and technology facilitates better communication. Acquire critical skills leaders and members of a virtual team need for creating, maintaining and motivating successful virtual teams. Effectively navigate the challenges and obstacles related to working virtually. Draw from recent research to identify a two-stage model of distance leadership. Develop a plan to more effectively work with and lead teams who don't share a physical space.
Managing People and Leading Teams
Equip yourself with the strategies and the management savvy to foster highly effective communication and collaboration.
Two-Day Concentrated Program
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and class runs 8:30 – 4:30 both days with a one-hour networking lunch included.
Enjoy proximity to the vibrancy of the campus and downtown Austin, and the innovative, business-friendly environment of the city.
- Learn why virtual teams are so important to organizations today and understand the dynamics
- Discover tools for managing people from afar
- Acquire strategies for communicating effectively with distanced team members
- Work with the two-stage model of virtual leadership
- Recognize your employees' development needs
- Identify appropriate resources for employee development
- Discuss what keeps valued employees from leaving when working from a distance
- Know how to use the performance management process as a retention tool
- Recognizing technical, interpersonal and cultural issues facing virtual team
- Exploring factors for effective virtual teamwor
- Examining best practices in leading local and global virtual team
- Assessing perspectives, harnessing aptitudes, minimizing weaknesses, setting expectations and managing performance of diverse employees with limited contact
- Benefits and drawbacks of dispersed working environment
- Audio conferencing