Managing Virtual Teams


Building and managing teams is enough of a challenge when everyone is in the same location. But when team members are geographically dispersed, collaboration on complex projects and tasks requires even more commitment and a different approach.

On this course, participants will learn practical strategies and techniques for remote management, performance management, team communication, virtual team meetings, and strengthening the team.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Be more aware of the differences between co-located teams and virtual teams

  • Motivate and engage remote team members

  • Improve communication, collaboration, and teamwork

  • Ensure commitment and accountability

  • Manage the performance of virtual teams

  • Stay in touch with remote team members

  • Manage virtual meetings

  • Resolve conflict in virtual teams

Course Outline

Module 1

Adapting Your Leadership Style

Module 2

Setting Up Your Virtual Team

Module 3

Staying Connected

Module 4

Managing Performance

Module 5

Ground Rules for Team Communication

Module 6

Creating Your Team Culture