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Leading Virtual and Remote Teams

Seminar #2280 Live Online

For virtual or remote teams to succeed, the team leader must successfully apply special insights and techniques to guide performance and work relationships.

Workplaces around the world are enjoying the power and opportunities of being linked virtually though technology. The leader of a virtual or remote team must successfully apply special insights and techniques to guide performance and work relationships with employees who may be hundreds or thousands of miles away.

This powerful and interactive Live Online seminar can help you build truly synergistic and effective long-distance teams. You'll get the tools and methods you need to manage and lead virtual and remote teams with success and complete confidence.

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Schedule

  • [3] days 3 Hour Lessons
  • [3] days - $2,545 Non Members
  • [3] days - $2,295 AMA Members
  • [3] days - $1,965 GSA

Credits

0.9 CEU /10 CPE
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Schedule

We have 3 scheduled sessions available Live Online starting between 12/8/2014 - 6/22/2015

Date Location Duration Attendees  
Dec 8, 2014 - Dec 10, 2014 Live Online 3 Lessons
Mon 2-5 PM ET
Tues 2-5 PM ET
Wed 2-5 PM ET
Mar 16, 2015 - Mar 18, 2015 Live Online 3 Lessons
Mon 2-5 PM ET
Tues 2-5 PM ET
Wed 2-5 PM ET
Jun 22, 2015 - Jun 24, 2015 Live Online 3 Lessons
Mon 2-5 PM ET
Tues 2-5 PM ET
Wed 2-5 PM ET
Registering more than 4  people, please call 1-877-566-9441.

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify the unique competencies of virtual leaders and team members
  • Recognize team need for relationships based on tasks and team member distance 
  • Select and use effective tools, techniques, and technology designed specifically for virtual teams
  • Manage performance from a distance more effectively
  • Utilize best practices for building and maintaining trust and connection in virtual and remote teams
  • Develop virtual team meeting facilitation skills and learn to use influence skills in a virtual environment

What You Will Cover

LESSON 1
Leading Virtual Teams—What’s Different?
  • Define Types of Virtual Teams
  • Define the Unique Needs of Virtual Workers
  • Define What It Takes to Lead a Virtual Team
  • Identify Team Needs Based on the Distance/Dependency Model

Building and Maintaining Trust in Virtual Teams

  • Define the Components of Trust
  • Identify the Leader’s Role to Create and Sustain Trust
  • Assess Trust Needs for Different Types of Virtual and Remote Teams

Leading and Facilitating Virtual Communications

  • Demonstrate Techniques for Frequent, Authentic, and Transparent
    Communications
  • Describe Principles for Choosing Technology to Support Virtual Work
  • Define Fundamental Cultural Differences in Communicating
  • Identify Best Practices for Managing Conflict in Virtual Teams

LESSON 2
Managing the Performance of Virtual Teams

  • Identify Virtual Performance Management Challenges
  • Describe Best Practices for Performance Management in Virtual Teams
  • Match Performance Management Needs of Team Members to Tools and Techniques for Managing Performance Virtually

Coaching in a Virtual Environment

  • Explain All the Components of the GROW Model of Coaching
  • Use Key Skills for Listening and Questioning
  • Effectively Use Tools and Techniques to Coach Virtually

LESSON 3
How to Facilitate Virtual Meetings

  • Identify Pre-Meeting Tips and Best Practices
  • Identify Meeting and Post-Meeting Tips and Best Practices
  • Demonstrate Effective Meeting Facilitation Skills
  • Describe Nine Influences Strategies and How to Apply Them in a Virtual
    Environment

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Who Should Attend

Managers, senior managers, directors, and project leaders of global and/or geographically dispersed teams.

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AMA Blended Learning combines instructor-led training with online pre- and post-seminar assessments, tune-up courses and other resources to maximize your training goals. Through a blend of proven instructor-led seminars and powerful online technology, AMA Blended Learning provides a compelling and more comprehensive experience for the learner—producing a greater return-on-investment for the employer and the seminar participant.

 

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