Leading Virtually

  • 7 videos | 41m 52s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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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


  • Identify the requirements for building a successful virtual team
    Identify leadership practices that are important for virtual team success
    Recognize actions that successfully utilize technology for virtual teamwork
  • Recognize actions for executing successful virtual team projects
    Identify solutions to common challenges of virtual teams
    Reflect on what you've learned


  • 1m 11s
    In this course, you'll learn how to recognize the dynamics of virtual teamwork, how to step into the virtual leader role, leverage technology, execute virtual team projects, and manage expected problems and challenges. FREE ACCESS
  • 8m 15s
    Virtual teams bring in new resources and talents to respond to complex proposals and challenges. Their leader must take charge and assemble the people, establish the processes and leverage the technologies needed for the team to succeed. In this video, you will learn how to select the right people with the specific functional and virtual working skills and abilities to get the job done. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  The Leader's Role
    9m 54s
    Virtual teams require a common vision, purpose, and goals. This is always the leader's first responsibility. Choosing the right people, establishing the right processes, and determining the right technology allow virtual teams to achieve those common goals. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Technology's Role
    6m 19s
    In this video, you will learn how to create a technology plan for your virtual team. You will also discover how to determine what tools your team needs and how they'll use them. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Executing a Virtual Team Project
    4m 46s
    Virtual teams and virtual projects require establishing a disciplined process. A critical part of executing team projects virtually is managing everyone's work-in-progress. In this video, you will learn the key concepts for leading a virtual group. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Interpersonal Problems and Challenges
    10m 26s
    Leading any team poses challenges. The problems and challenges faced by virtual team leaders are compounded by the need to work with team members located in different time zones and who speak different languages and come from very different work cultures. In this video, you will learn how to address conflicts on a virtual team. You will also discover how to deal with issues such as lack of clarity, poor communication, and lack of participation and accountability. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Let's Review
    In this video, you'll review the key concepts covered in this course, including how to lead a virtual team. FREE ACCESS


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