Managing the Virtual Workplace

One Day • Instructor-led

A survey undertaken by Owl Labs found that during COVID-19, nearly 70 percent of full-time workers in the United States were working from home. Of those surveyed, they indicated that after the pandemic ends, 92 percent expect to continue working from home at least one day per week, while 80 percent anticipate they will work from home at least three days a week. Make sure you’re on top of the virtual workplace trend with this one-day Managing the Virtual Workplace training course.

This course will cover everything you need to know about developing, managing, and evaluating the virtual workplace. Topics include:

  • building a virtual workplace strategy,
  • managing telework,
  • building virtual teams, using technology,
  • leading virtual meetings
  • overcoming cultural barriers.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Defining the Virtual Workplace

Session 2: Creating Virtual Workplace Programs

  • Building a Virtual Workplace Strategy
  • Setting up Employees for Telework
  • Managing Performance
  • Making Connections

Session 3: Technology Tips and Tricks

  • The Latest and Greatest
  • Choosing the Right Tools

Session 4: Building Virtual Teams

  • The Stages of Team Development
  • Making Connections
  • Choosing the Virtual Team
  • Strategies for Success

Session 5: Leading Virtual Team Meetings

  • Scheduling and Conducting Team Meetings
  • Test Driving

Session 6: Working with Cross-Cultural Teams

Session 7: Virtual Leadership Strategies Making Connections

  • Debrief
  • Personal Action Plan