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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Advantages of Virtual Teams
Course SummaryBusiness globalization has led to the need for virtual team building. Use this short training course to help your managers learn how to lead a virtual team and understand issues in the areas of communication, discipline, scheduling, performance evaluation.
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About This Course
The lessons in this course are divided into chapters covering topics related to the benefits and disadvantages of virtual teams, communication in a virtual team setting and how to motivate team members. Each lesson is taught by business experts, and your managers can contact the instructor if they have additional questions about managing virtual teams.
How It Works
You can use this course in a group corporate training session or ask your managers to watch the lessons individually on a computer or mobile device. Group training has the advantage of promoting discussions, while individual study lets your managers watch as their schedules allow.
Features of this course include:
- Video lessons that, although only about five minutes in length, explain important considerations for working with virtual teams
- Lesson quizzes that allow your supervisors to gauge their learning about managing a virtual team
- Chapter exams covering key topics and concepts
- A comprehensive final exam that verifies knowledge of all the material in this series of lessons
How It Helps
- Defines virtual team: These lessons explain what a virtual team is and examine the advantages and disadvantages of collaborating remotely so your employees can decide if this is a good option for your company.
- Promotes communication: By watching the lessons in this course, your managers will learn why communication is especially important for a virtual team. They will also discuss methods of communication and see which is best suited for their team.
- Trains managers: Your managers will get information on choosing team members, the challenges of leading a virtual team and how to handle performance issues with a virtual team member.
|Chapter||Topics & Objectives|
|Strategies for Managing Virtual Teams||Explore the advantages of a virtual team, see how to organize a virtual team and get tips for leadership.|
|Communication & Collaboration in Virtual Teams||Learn about the importance of communication, tools for sharing information and why video conferencing can be valuable.|
|Motivating & Evaluating Virtual Teams||Examine ways to motivate, evaluate and handle job performance issues with members of your virtual team.|
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