What will I learn?

Our 90-minute Managing Remote Teams sprint session equips line managers with the skills and knowledge they need to manage their team remotely.

We deliver the session online.

Click on the topics below for more detail of what is covered.

  • Remote Teams
    • Remote teams can out-perform proximate teams if the right processes are in place.
    • Issues can be grouped into three main areas: Isolation, fragmentation and confusion.
    • To combat these a remote manager must focus on Engagement, Cohesion and Clarity.
    • The importance of trust and resisting the urge to micromanage.
    • Moving to a ‘result’ versus ‘time orientation’ (output vs presenteeism).
  • Remote Managers
    • No new skills are required, but some existing management skills may take on new meaning or importance.
    • The purpose of the 1:1 agenda (not a status update), the cadence of the 1:1 agenda, the topics covered.
    • The thermometer gauge – getting a handle on how the team are feeling.
    • The kettle moments – creating unplanned touchpoints to create authentic interaction.
    • Coaching – a tool to empower and build confidence in remote workers. Creating a self-directed remote culture.
  • Remote Workers
    • What remote workers say they need.
    • The impact of time, space and culture on team dynamics – the HOW and WHEN we communicate.
    • Setting effective ways of working – the way we work together. Clear processes and cadence of communication.
    • The right communication tools for the right messages – exploring which ones are right for team meetings, collaboration, urgent responses etc.
  • Setting Commitments
    • The potential overload that the virtual world creates.
    • How to help team members to prioritise their tasks.
    • The importance of clarity in briefs. Sense checking the language, the why, the what, the when. The ability to check for understanding and the importance of playback.
    • Setting clear RACI roles and clear delegated authority levels.
  • Communication

    Tips for remote communication including:

    • the increased importance of asynchronous communication.
    • the role of video, social connection and empathy.
    • micro-inequalities.

What’s Included in Our Courses?

We pride ourselves on delivering first class training that meets your staff’s needs. Here’s what to expect:

  • Your own booking specialist to help you choose the best training for you needs.
  • Bespoke training to ensure we deliver training to meet your learning outcomes.
  • A choice of online or face to face training, delivered by friendly and highly experienced trainers.
  • Lots of interaction and practical examples to keep everyone focused and to embed learning.
  • Post-training support from certificates, workbooks and a summary of the delegate feedback.

Why Choose To Learn With TrainingU?

We’ve helped hundreds of mid-level and blue chips train all their team members since 2006. Got questions? Speak to one of our team now on 0333 344 6630.

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