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Virtual Team Building and Management

There are an estimated one billion virtual workers in 2012, and the number is expected to continue climbing well into the future. With a global workforce you are provided with a cost effective and talented pool of employees to draw from. With a virtual team you are given a Follow the Sun production environment.

Online Course / Classroom Training



With a virtual team you have the normal issues of a localized team, with the additional challenges of distance and cultural differences. Virtual Team Building and Management will give you participants the knowledge to work with these challenges and succeed in a growing global workforce.

Virtual Team Building and Management > Course Outline:

Housekeeping Items
The Parking Lot
Workshop Objectives
Action Plans and Evaluations

Choose Self-Motivated People with Initiative
Face to Face Meeting At First
Diversity Will Add Value
Experienced with Technology
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Personality Can Count as Much as Skills
Rules of Engagement
Setting up Ground Rules
Icebreakers and Introductions
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Scheduling Will Always be an Issue
Have a Clear Objective and Agenda
Solicit Additional Topics in Advance
Discourage Just Being Status Reports
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Early and Often
Rules of Responsiveness
Face to Face When Possible
Choose the Best Tool
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Be Honest and Clear
Stay in Constant Contact
Don’t Make Assumptions
Setup Email Protocols
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Trust Your Team and They Will Trust You
Be Aware of “Us vs. Them” Territorial Issues
Share Best Practices
Create a Sense of Ownership
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Respect and Embrace Differences
Be Aware of Different Work Styles
Know Your Team Members Cultural Background
Dealing with Stereotypes
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Set Clear Goals
Create a SOP”s
Build a Team Culture
Provide Timely Feedback
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Manage Their Results, Not Their Activities
Be Proactive Not of Reactive
Check in Often
Remove Them
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Communication Software
Collaboration and Sharing Tools
Project Management Software
Use Whatever Works for You and Your Team
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Words from the Wise
Review of Parking Lot
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations


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