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Leading Virtual Teams

Maximize the synergy and productivity of your virtual team.

When it comes to the success of a virtual team, the buck stops with the team leader. If managed effectively, virtual teams can increase productivity, help meet organizational goals and improve quality of work. But there are a host of unique challenges that can hurt their success. Get ready to discover a proven process and framework to develop the competencies of a virtual leader, and strengthen and enhance the productivity of your virtual team. Learn to leverage the advantages of a virtual team while building trust and making authentic connections with team members. You will then apply and reinforce the learning through case studies, team discussions and other activities led by your expert course leader.   Receive a FREE Manager's Toolkit when you register for this seminar.  Click here to learn more.

Seminar Number: 02280

4.8
(158 reviews)
  • In a Classroom
  • Online
  • Your Company Location

Course Scheduling & Pricing

Who Should Attend

  • Experienced managers and leaders
  • Project managers who are currently leading virtual teams
  • Professionals who will be moving into a virtual leadership role

  •   Classroom2 Day(s)
    1.2 CEU, 12 CLP, 14 CPE, 12 PDU, 12 PHR, 12 PMU, 12 SPHR
  •   Online4 Lesson(s)
    1.2 CEU, 12 CLP, 14 CPE, 12 PDU, 12 PHR, 12 PMU, 12 SPHR
 

When it comes to the success of a virtual team, the buck stops with the team leader. If managed effectively, virtual teams can increase productivity, help meet organizational goals and improve quality of work. But there are a host of unique challenges that can hurt their success.

Get ready to discover a proven process and framework to develop the competencies of a virtual leader, and strengthen and enhance the productivity of your virtual team. Learn to leverage the advantages of a virtual team while building trust and making authentic connections with team members. You will then apply and reinforce the learning through case studies, team discussions and other activities led by your expert course leader.

 

Receive a FREE Manager's Toolkit when you register for this seminar. Click here to learn more.
  • Cultivate your virtual leadership presence
  • Strengthen team networks for improved performance
  • Create trust and engagement in a virtual environment
  • Select the appropriate technology for specific types of tasks
  • Take decisive action to manage conflict
  • Leverage generational, cultural and geographical differences to create positive team impact
  • Build a solid foundation to coach and provide feedback virtually
  • Plan and facilitate a successful virtual meeting
  • Identifying challenges in leading virtually
  • Increasing awareness of your personality style and its impact on virtual leadership
  • Assessing the strengths and improvement areas of your team members
  • Recognizing the unique differences between building virtual, remote and co-located teams
  • Creating and sustaining trust in a virtual team
  • Recognizing levels of engagement and increasing them
  • Understanding how different technologies support virtual work
  • Appreciating generational differences in the way people operate
  • Assessing team member communication in the absence of visual cues
  • Managing conflict among team members
  • Defining fundamental cultural differences in communicating
  • Explaining the components of the AMA Coaching Module
  • Evaluating how you conduct all phases of leading your virtual meetings against best practices

Special Feature

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.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the Role of a Virtual Leader
  • Recognize What Aspects to Look for When Building a Virtual Team
  • Examine Aspects of Successful Virtual Communication
  • Practice How to Support Virtual Team Members Through Coaching
  • Consider Virtual Meeting Facilitation Best Practices

Defining Your Role as a Virtual Leader

  • Recognize Challenges in Leading Virtually
  • Identify Virtual Leadership Competencies
  • Increase Awareness of Your Personality Style and Its Impact on Virtual Leadership
  • Assess Strengths and Weaknesses of the Team Members You Work with in the Virtual Environment

Building a Solid Team

  • Recognize the Differences Between the Stages of Building Virtual and Co-located Teams
  • Create and Sustain Trust among Members of a Virtual Team
  • Strengthen Team Networks for Improved Performance
  • Distinguish Levels of Engagement
  • Increase Engagement in a Virtual Team

Leading Virtual Communication

  • Recognize How Different Technologies Support Virtual Work
  • Appreciate Generational Differences in the Way People Operate Virtually
  • Assess Team Member Communication in the Absence of Visual Cues (i.e., Body Language and Facial Expressions)
  • Manage Conflict Among Team Members
  • Define Fundamental Culture Differences in Communicating

Developing Team Member Skills Through Coaching

  • Explain the Components of the AMA Coaching Model
  • Effectively Use Tools and Techniques to Coach Team Members in a Virtual Environment

Facilitating Virtual Meetings

  • Evaluate Your Meetings Against Best Practices and Identify Ways to Improve Them
  • Recognize the Specific Issues and Problems with Virtual Team Meetings and Find Solutions to Them

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View a Sample of Our Reviews

4.8

158 reviews

 
I especially liked the way the information was presented in a small group. Much more intimate and we had the opportunity to discuss real life situations
5
   
Good energy. Really enjoyed the interactive activities, they keep me engaged. Appreciate the ability to work through technology problems
5
   
Coverage of personality training was insightful in being able to adapt/adjust to others behaviors by tying in a piece of other behaviors and building trusting relationships.
4
   
There was plenty of time to engage with my classmates, as well as the instructor. Thoroughly enjoyed the course.
5
   
Great instruction and interactions! The instructor and tech producer worked very well together (like a well-oiled Team).Outstanding instruction!!!
5
   

This course is valid for PMUs
Classroom 3 Professional Effectiveness [PE]
Classroom 9 Relationship Management [RM]
Live Online 3 Professional Effectiveness [PE]
Live Online 6 Relationship Management [RM]

American Management Association is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

AMA has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Talent Triangle PDUs

[L] 12 Classroom/ 9 Live Online

Project Management Institute (PMI) Talent Triangle, 2015.
Reproduced with the permission of PMI. Copyright and all rights reserved

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Recommended CPE Credit:
Classroom: 14 hours/Basic
Live Online: 10 hours/Basic
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Live/Group Internet-based
Field of Study: Non-Technical – Communication, Business Management & Organization

Classroom Schedule

3 Sessions Available

Online Schedule

6 Sessions Available

  • $2,595.00 Non Members
  • $2,345.00 AMA Members
  • $2,174.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2023-05-08 2023-05-09 May 8, 2023 - May 9, 2023 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2023-07-06 2023-07-07 Jul 6, 2023 - Jul 7, 2023 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2023-10-16 2023-10-17 Oct 16, 2023 - Oct 17, 2023 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

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