Currently, one of the biggest challenges facing teams is how to successfully work within that team. Teams that are geographically dispersed and primarily meet virtually – via web cast or conference call – present new sets of challenges.
Many team members have difficulty because they can not see what other members are doing. Even the most skilled managers find difficulty in communicating and building a team, when there is not physical proximity.
In TrainSMART’s working with virtual teams training workshop, participants will learn practical, easy to implement solutions to create a high performance virtual team. With globalization a reality, this will become an even more common team dynamic.
Mastering the art of working in virtual teams will increase your team’s productivity.
It is even an opportunity to increase the freedom and flexibility of a team that works in the same office!
Managers are unclear on the key concepts to successfully managing a virtual team
Virtual teams are unproductive, with a higher than usual turnover rate
Friction within the team or between teams
Frequent miscommunication or non-communication between team members causing unnecessary stress and re-work
Poor relationships on the team
Define the 5 fundamentals to successfully working with a virtual team
Implement best practices when communicating virtually
Build trust on a virtual team
Motivate and recognize employees on a virtual team
Create an action plan to put virtual team fundamentals into practice
Discussion – what is a virtual team? why are they critical?
Statistics and trends on virtual teams
Virtual teams – Cases of great success and great failure
Build a Strong Team, Starting with You
Gather the Right People
Put Technology to Work
Master the Art of Communication
Build a Sense of “We”
Manage by Results
Building a practical for your virtual team
Those who lead or participate in geographically separate teams
Working with Virtual Teams is available in the following delivery formats: Half-Day Training Workshop, Full Day Training Workshop, Multi-Session Webinar
The TrainSmart Solution
TrainSmart can become your full-service training department, delivering solutions to all your on-site training needs. When you partner with us, you gain several advantages, including:
Fully customized content and delivery: We customize our training systems to fit your team, department, and/or your entire organization.
Flexible scheduling: We deliver single session or multiple sessions to meet your timeframes, work schedules, and employee needs/expectations.
Reduced overall costs: On-site is typically less expensive than sending employees off-site. In addition, on-site allows us to develop common languages and terms that reduce communication issues when your employees are back on the job.
Immediate on-the-job application: Employees can immediately apply what they have learned.
Confidentiality is not compromised: What happens on-site, stays on-site.
Building cohorts teams: We can build cohorts teams that result in more productive, more efficient relationships.
Cutting-edge technology: We stay on top of all the latest technological developments in the industry, always bringing the most efficient and cost-effective methods into your organization.
Industry-leading experience: Our best-in-the-industry facilitators bring years of extensive experience and expertise into your company.
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Our course catalog offers you an easy way to link your organization's needs and goals to TrainSMART performance solutions workshops. All of our workshops are tailored, flexible, interactive and engaging. We use the outlines in this catalog as a starting point to idenfity the topics and delivery methods that will create the most successful outcomes. Our delivery methods for these workshops include instructor-led classroom, ILT webinars, virtual learning, eLearning, and structured on-the-job training.