As organisations are realizing the need and potential for remote working, brought on with the advent of COVID-19 - Are you prepared to lead in the modern world of increased homeworking, ‘virtual’, remote and dispersed teams? Do you have the right skills, knowledge and methods required to become an effective and efficient ‘Virtual’ Leader?
The rapid increase in homeworking, remote, ‘virtual’ and dispersed teams, has always been a smarter and more efficient method of working for greater organisational success. Less overheads, global access to talent, and evidence of increased productivity, are just some of the benefits. With the advent of COVID-19 this requirement has now increased and for many organisations will become the normal method of working. The growth of SMART communication technology making remote and dispersed management ever more viable. This highly interactive COPEX training course provides the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to lead, manage and create remote, homeworking, virtual and dispersed teams. This is essential development for those managing homeworkers, remote and dispersed - or to ‘future-proof’ their leadership development.
What are the Goals?
By attending this COPEX training course, delegates will be able to:
Understand the Different Approaches to Leadership With Virtual, Remote or Dispersed Teams
Influence and Build Working Relationships to Engage and Build Rapport Remotely
Apply Techniques to Lead Change and Manage Problems Effectively in a Virtual Environment
Demonstrate Performance Enhancing Techniques in Virtual Environments
Apply Coaching and Mentoring to Develop Others Remotely
Increase Performance of Virtual, Remote, and Dispersed Teams
Who is this Training Course for?
This COPEX training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit those leading or managing homeworkers, virtual, remote or dispersed teams – or those who need to ‘future-proof’ their leadership development:
Senior Managers and Business Leaders
Project & IT Managers
Sales / Commercial / Marketing Managers
Day One: Virtual Leadership and Teams: Leading Remotely
Organisational benefits of virtual, remote and dispersed working
Defining the characteristics of Virtual Teams
The need to work and lead virtually: VUCA, Pandemics and Disasters
Changing face of Leadership to Virtual Leadership
Emotional Intelligence and its impact on Virtual Leadership
Virtual Leadership Assessment (leadership profile) and review
Day Two: Influence & Engagement in a Virtual Environment
Communication problems of virtual teams and remote working
Mastering interpersonal communication in a virtual environment
Gaining influence without being there: the Influence model
Using media technology to build rapport & working relationships
Conducting On Line meetings: controlling the virtual meeting
Handling conflict situations remotely
Day Three: Leading Change & Managing Problems in a Virtual Environment
Change models and theories
The human side of change: personal change curve
Leading change remotely: factors and strategy
Dealing with problems remotely (people and task)
Applying creative problem strategies in the virtual workplace
Health and Safety considerations of remote working
Day Four: Team Building & Managing Performance Remotely
Remote and dispersed working: is it for everyone?
Understanding Virtual Team Dynamics
Motivation and the individual
Managing others performance remotely
Planning, organising and objective setting in the virtual environment
Delegating and controlling tasks in the virtual environment
Day Five: Virtual Development Options of Individuals
Importance of individual development
Methods in developing your team remotely
Coaching and mentoring: models and principles
How to conduct remote Coaching and Mentoring
Developing the team to the next stage
Action Plan and Next steps
COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course
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