Managing Virtual Teams

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Technology allows more employees than ever to work remotely, educate yourself on ways to best manage a virtual workforce.


Establishing Effective Virtual Teams

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Establishing Effective Virtual Teams
Building and managing teams is enough of a challenge when everyone is in the same location. Collaboration when working on a team that's virtual requires even more commitment. In this course, you'll learn about teamwork and team leadership when working on a virtual team. You'll cover remote management and tactics for communication, assessment, and meetings for virtual teams.
8 videos | 30m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Facing Virtual Team Challenges
A virtual team can face the same difficulties as other teams, but remote teamwork also has unique challenges. In this course, you'll learn about tactics for managing teams that blend onsite and offsite members across time zones and geography. You'll be introduced to team leadership strategies for overcoming internal conflicts and handling collaboration and communication challenges. Finally, you'll learn how to evaluate and adapt your management style and approach to working on a team that is virtual.
7 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Expert Insights on Managing Virtual Teams
With more people working remotely, or even across state or national borders, managing virtual teams has become a hot topic. From that first meeting and for every interaction thereafter, you need to connect team members in real time.
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Book Summary

MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Five Ways to Improve Communication in Virtual Teams
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn that implementing simple strategies with your team will engender more effective virtual communication.
Book Duration 5m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review


Leading Effective Virtual Teams: Overcoming Time and Distance to Achieve Exceptional Results
Presenting practical tips to help leaders engage and motivate their geographically dispersed project team members, this timely book will show you how to address some of the toughest challenges virtual team leaders face, including keeping team members engaged from afar.
Book Duration 3h 42m Book Authors By Nancy M. Settle-Murphy


Trust in Virtual Teams
Providing a clear view of how virtual projects can succeed, this thoughtful and pragmatic guide explores how quality assurance compliments and promotes effective organizational design and project management to build solid trust relationships within virtual teams.
Book Duration 3h 25m Book Authors By Thomas P. Wise


Top Tips to Motivate your Virtual Team
Russ Howard, Senior Director of Product Management at Skillsoft offers tips to ensure your team remains motivated and productive in their new virtual environment.
Book Duration 2m Book Authors By Russ Howard


Virtual Teams: How We Are Connecting Internally
Ryan Tidwell, Content Marketing Specialist at Skillsoft discusses how we all need to pause throughout the day and have human interaction, even if it’s virtual.
Book Duration 2m Book Authors By Ryan Tidwell


Virtual Coach, Virtual Mentor
Providing a wide variety of perspectives on a rapidly growing phenomenon, this timely, significant book aims to encourage more practitioners and their clients and more organizations to experiment with using electronic media to enrich coaching and mentoring.
Book Duration 4h 28m Book Authors By David Clutterbuck, Zulfi Hussain (eds)


Leading Virtual Project Teams: Adapting Leadership Theories and Communications Techniques to 21st Century Organizations
Complete with case studies that illustrate real-world applications to the virtual challenges presented in each chapter, this book provides the virtual project manager with the tools and techniques to improve e-leadership and communications.
Book Duration 3h 25m Book Authors By Margaret R. Lee


Working at a Distance: A Global Business Model for Virtual Team Collaboration
Organizations are implementing virtual teams using web technologies as a cost-effective measure for training and project development. This timely book provides a detailed, comprehensible virtual team business model for managers, professionals, teachers or students involved globally with such initiatives.
Book Duration 2h 51m Book Authors