Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Workshop on Managing Virtual Teams: Communication, Collaboration for Effective Work

Start Date:

November 16, 2021

Start Time:

9:00 am




As the world navigates the coronavirus pandemic, a swath of the global workforce has set up shop to work from home. With new emphasis on telecommuting comes a new reality: Teams need a strategy for communicating digitally, and leaders must adapt to effectively manage their people and meetings remotely. Most people who’ve worked remotely can attest that while virtual teamwork has its pros, it can also be challenging.

“This program will enable you to develop the skills and tools needed to maximize the potential of diverse teams in order to increase productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness. The key to organizational success is dependent upon harnessing the power of teams.”

Who should attend

Managers, leaders, and project managers who are currently leading virtual teams and are seeking to enhance their overall performance as virtual leaders, as well as those who will be moving into a virtual leadership role in the future.


· Develop 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

· Plan and facilitate a successful virtual meeting


Challenges faced by virtual teams

· Use of rich media for communication

· Synchronise work schedules

· Mitigate the effects of physical distance


Building team cohesion and trust

· Invest in team building

· Protect the team from negative behaviour

· Be mindful about sharing negative feedback

Leading and Facilitating Virtual Communication

· Proactively diversify the information shared within the team

· Build up the team’s transactive memory system

· Hold debriefing sessions

Teamwork and co-ordination

· Set up teamwork training sessions

· Clarify roles, including that of co-ordinator

· Provide tools for co-ordination

· Co-ordinate the team’s communication

Team leadership

· Find the leader best suited for the challenge

Learning Approach

Online instructor led. Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor


7 hours

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Event Schedule Details

  • November 16, 2021 9:00 am   -   5:00 pm
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