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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1What Is a Virtual Team? - Definition & Types
Course SummaryUse this course to prepare your managers to create and lead a virtual team. Our lessons and quizzes offer training information and activities that enable your managers to direct employees from a distance.
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About This Course
Managing a virtual team poses special challenges. This course's chapters offer information on how to create a virtual team and develop it into a solid business entity. Each chapter is divided into multiple lessons that include quizzes that let your managers assess their learning.
How It Works
Managerial employees will watch a series of video lessons, either on their own or as part of a group corporate training session. Group training provides the opportunity for them to discuss various topics and share ideas.
Useful training features in this course include:
- Brief lessons that are packed with examples and taught by expert instructors
- The ability to contact the instructor for additional information
- Quizzes that let your managers gauge their learning
- A chapter exam on how to put together a virtual team
- A chapter exam that looks at tips for successful virtual team management
- A course exam that tests managers on all the material covered in these lessons
How It Helps
- Explores options: In these lessons, your managers will learn about types of virtual teams, such as service teams or offshore ISD teams, and see which would best fit the company's needs.
- Promotes good habits: Your managers and team members will get an overview of what successful teams do, with an emphasis on communication, so they can implement these tactics into their own virtual team.
- Provides trust-building activities: This course provides examples of activities that can help team members become more familiar with each other and develop trusting relationships.
Establishing & Organizing Virtual Teams
- Definition of a virtual team
- How to recruit a virtual team
- Tips for successful leadership
- Ways to plan and organize in a virtual team setting
Building Cohesive Teams in a Virtual Environment
- Managing expectations for virtual teams
- Trust building
- Team-building activities
- Habits of successful virtual teams
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