Virtual Team Management Training

Course 275

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Language: English
  • 11 PMI PDUs
  • 8 DevOps Institute Continuing Education Units
  • Level: Intermediate

In this Virtual Team Management course, you will learn how to use communication and collaboration tools to effectively lead virtual teams across distances, time zones, organizational separation, and cultural differences. You will also learn to deliver results continuously across multi-site and international environments.

Virtual Team Management Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Virtual Team Management Training Information

In this Virtual Team Management Training, you will learn how to:

  • Operate effectively within a virtual and hybrid operating mode by fostering relationships that reinforce team collaboration and identity.
  • Lead the team by creating an environment of trust.
  • Use appropriate communication technologies to facilitate productive teamwork.
  • Operate effectively within a culturally diverse team.
  • Adopt and promote ground rules that improve the effectiveness of the team.

Virtual Team Management Training Outline

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Define the key attributes of virtual working
  • Understand the needs of virtual workers
  • Develop trust in a virtual environment

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Adopt lessons from working at home
  • Working as an effective virtual team
  • Facilitate effective teamwork
  • Apply effective virtual project kick-off meetings practices

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Identify the best approaches to communicating and collaborating virtually
  • Assess the impact of technology on the quality of the communications
  • Make meetings more effective

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Lead team members of different cultural backgrounds more effectively
  • Distinguish between the three layers of cultural awareness
  • Factor in the impact of distance on team performance

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Identify key actions a virtual leader can take to enable a team to be more successful
  • Establish ground rules to aid team effectiveness and efficiency

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Virtual Team Management FAQs

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms, which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available online, in person, or as Private Team Training.

Separation amplifies the effect of several factors that are relatively insignificant when managing a team of people in the same location.

The planning phase of virtual projects and activities must allow for the numerous risk factors that can impact delivery-time differences, cultural perspectives, interpersonal friction, and communication errors. This approach makes managers more robust and realistic in planning and executing.

Recognizing a problem and choosing the best response to the situation are vital skills. However, anticipating the challenge is an even more effective approach that requires an enabling, proactive mindset and a move away from the standard model of reactive management.

Yes, this course is eligible for 8 DevOps Institute Continuing Education Units. Learning Tree offers a variety of DOI CEU-eligible training to help you maintain your certification. View the list of DOI CEU-eligible training courses.

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