Leading Virtually

  • 4 Courses | 2h 46m 33s
  • 19 Books | 17h 56m
  • 2 Audiobooks | 5h 6m 49s
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Almost every team is comprised of virtual members. Learn how to lead virtual teams for optimal business outcomes.

COURSES INCLUDED

Welcome to the Leadership Development Program
Whether you’re new to a leadership role or a battle-tested veteran, there is always more to learn about leading people, leading teams, or leading your business. Learning is a life-long journey, and leadership development is an ongoing process. In this course, you'll be introduced to Skillsoft's Leadership Development Program. Comprised of thirty modern competency-based leadership channels, this program will help expand your knowledge about what it takes to be a leader and the necessary mindsets and behaviors that enable successful leaders to face and overcome the challenges they encounter every day.  This course provides an introductory overview to the program and the rich array of courses, resources, tools, and expert advice available to help you grow your leadership career."
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Leading Virtually
Rarely will a modern organization be housed entirely under one roof, with all employees sitting together in co-located offices and workspaces. Today, your teams are just as likely to be scattered across countries, continents, languages, and cultures. Leading virtually requires skills and attitudes that would have been unthinkable a generation ago. This course will provide strategies and techniques for using modern collaboration technologies to leverage the benefits of virtual teams and overcome their inevitable challenges. You will learn how to: • Adapt and adjust your virtual leadership skills to better understand• Relate to virtual team members with widely ranging backgrounds and experiences• Virtually lead people with diverse talents, languages, and approaches
7 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading Virtually
What does it take to lead effectively in a virtual environment? Find out which traditional principles still apply and which new principles will make a difference in team effectiveness—no matter how geographically dispersed team members are.
18 videos | 48m available Badge
IT in a Remote World: Surprises, Challenges, and Looking Ahead
When it comes to remote work, we’re all in uncharted territory — and nobody knows that better than IT managers. In this on-demand webinar, Oksana Balytsky and James Sennett of LogMeIn and Dennis David of Agenda Consulting discuss how IT professionals are adapting and thriving despite the demands of the ongoing pandemic.
1 video | 59m
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Leading Virtually
This collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review shows you that with the right attention to technology, social needs, and work rhythms, virtual teams can perform as well as in-person teams.
Book Duration 26m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Three Elements for Successful Virtual Working
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals how the lessons from the past — on how to acknowledge and balance the roles of technology, social needs, and work rhythms — are of crucial importance to us now.
Book Duration 5m Book Authors By Lynda Gratton

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Leading Remotely Requires New Communication Strategies
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how it’s crucial that leaders stay closely attuned to what employees need amid persistent pandemic stressors.
Book Duration 2m Book Authors By Adam Roseman

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Sustaining Employee Networks in the Virtual Workplace
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals how managers must act to keep connections positive and productive when a large-scale move to remote working diminishes organizational networks and strains relationships.
Book Duration 7m Book Authors By Daniel Z. Levin, Terri R. Kurtzberg

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on New Leadership Challenges for the Virtual World of Work
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how during the COVID-19 crisis, senior leaders must rethink key decision-making processes in order to enhance trust, transparency, and teamwork.
Book Duration 7m Book Authors By Alec Levenson, Patrick McLaughlin

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How to Create Belonging for Remote Workers
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses the practical steps managers and colleagues can take to make their remote employees feel valuable and ingrained in company culture.
Book Duration 2m Book Authors By Liz Fosslien, Mollie West-Duffy

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How to Monitor Remote Workers — Ethically
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals that long-term remote work has necessitated questions about monitoring employee productivity. Is it possible to practice ethical surveillance?
Book Duration 5m Book Authors By Ben Laker, Charmi Patel, David Cobb, Will Godley

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Five Ways Leaders Can Support Remote Work
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, learn how the rapid shift to remote work has created new challenges for organizations, but survey data shows organizations around the world are experimenting with creative solutions.
Book Duration 13m Book Authors By Charles Sull, Donald Sull, Josh Bersin

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How to Help Employees Work From Home With Kids
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how the family distraction presented by the new work-from-home reality is one of the most pressing management issues of the COVID-19 crisis.
Book Duration 6m Book Authors By Lynda Gratton

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on The Surprising Science Behind Successful Remote Meetings
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals that research-based insights can improve your remote meetings and keep participants engaged.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Steven G. Rogelberg

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How to Sustain Your Organization’s Culture When Everyone Is Remote
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how the coronavirus pandemic’s office exodus risks diminishing company culture unless leaders take action to support it.
Book Duration 6m Book Authors By Jennifer Howard-Grenville

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Newly Remote Workers Need Peer Coaching
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how peer coaching allows employees to help each other validate and activate their own knowledge, which helps reduce work stress and increase engagement.
Book Duration 3m Book Authors By Aaron Hurst

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Why Time Signals Still Matter When Working Remotely
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about paying attention to the signals you’re sending about time when managing remote workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Elana Feldman, Melissa Mazmanian

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Cybersecurity for a Remote Workforce
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, learn how organizations must act quickly to mitigate the cybersecurity risks created by a sudden shift to remote work.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Paul Meerts, Rico Brandenburg

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Projects Without Boundaries: Successfully Leading Teams and Managing Projects in a Virtual World
Helping you build the team and lead them to achievement, this book goes beyond leadership theory to provide a powerful suite of best practices for building high-performance teams and consistently delivering successful project results in a virtual, distributed, and multicultural environment.
Book Duration 5h 49m Book Authors By James M. Waddell, Russ J. Martinelli, Tim J. Rahschulte

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Virtual Team Success: A Practical Guide for Working and Leading from a Distance
Highly practical and easy to navigate, this groundbreaking book is a hands-on toolkit filled with down-to-earth examples and insights that can enhance the virtual team experience for everyone involved.
Book Duration 2h 31m Book Authors By Darleen M. DeRosa, Richard Lepsinger

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Virtual Leadership: Practical Strategies for Getting the Best Out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams
With diverse case studies and examples, this essential guide discusses how leading a virtual team requires a new set of skills and a facilitative leadership approach, and provides practical strategies, tools and solutions for the key issues involved in managing at a distance.
Book Duration 4h 24m Book Authors By Penny Pullan

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Interact and Engage! 50+ Activities for Virtual Training, Meetings, and Webinars
Containing more than 50 activities ranging from openers and icebreakers to closers, this book will show you how to break the mold of static lecture-style online training that drives participants to multitask - or worse - tune out.
Book Duration 3h 5m Book Authors By Kassy Laborie, Tom Stone

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101 Leadership Actions for Creating and Managing Virtual Teams
Whatever your role, this what-to-do guide provides a wealth of new ideas for making your virtual team more effective. This up-to-the-minute book provides practical ideas for anyone getting started with virtual teams, or supporting or managing one.
Book Duration 33m Book Authors By Ollie Malone
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