Leading virtual teams

Managers who remotely lead their teams in different locations face particular challenges. Virtual teamwork calls for significantly more communication than in traditional teams – and competent use of modern media. In addition, communication needs to suit the various cultures and styles of communication.

The training is aimed at management staff who want to improve their ability to work with virtual, international teams. Learn how to set clear rules for communication in order to effectively guide and coordinate your teams and confidently use different forms of media to lead them.

Overview of training content:

  • Recognising and identifying the most important characteristics of international teams.
  • Building trust, motivation, feedback and conflict behaviour in virtual teams.
  • Adapting and expanding communication skills in a virtual context. 
  • Participation as a success factor
  • Development of an awareness of your role within the team
  • Preparation for challenges and problems in virtual teams
  • Deployment and use of techniques to measure and monitor your virtual team's performance
  • Leading international teams from a distance
    • The role of management
    • Approach to managing from a distance
    • Differences between line managers and project managers in decentralised management
    • Employee expectations of decentralised management
    • Particular features of the international context

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