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Managing the Virtual Workplace

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This course will teach managers and supervisors how to prepare employees for the virtual workplace, create telework programs, build virtual teams, leverage technology, and overcome cultural barriers.

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About the Course

There are big benefits to today's virtual workplace, but there can be big challenges, too. The virtual workplace has many components, including mobile workers, virtual teams, and online meetings. In order to be an effective leader, it’s important to understand the differences in this virtual environment. This course will teach managers and supervisors on how to prepare employees for the virtual workplace, create telework programs, build virtual teams, leverage technology, and overcome cultural barriers.

Course Schedule

This course is self-paced allowing you flexibility in the time needed to complete the course. You decide the order and progression you’d like to take, allowing you to revisit and review sections in greater depth as needed.

This course includes:

  • Practice Activities
  • Quizzes
  • A Team-Player Type Inventory
  • Reference Materials
  • Final Assessment

Following the course, you will complete an assessment which requires you to demonstrate your understanding of key course concepts. Upon successful completion of the assessment you will be awarded an electronic certificate of completion.

Course Progression

  • Defining the Virtual Workplace
  • Creating Virtual Workplace Programs
  • Setting Up Employees for Telework
  • Technology Tips and Tricks
  • Building Virtual Teams
  • Leading Virtual Meetings
  • Working with Cross-Cultural Teams
  • Virtual Leadership Strategies

Course Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Create a virtual workplace strategy.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain telecommuting programs.
  • Build a virtual team and lead them to success.
  • Plan and lead virtual meetings.
  • Use technology to support your virtual workplace.
  • Overcome cultural barriers when leading virtual teams.
  • Develop your virtual leadership skills.

Recommended Background

No pre-requisites are required. This course is intended for leaders and supervisors who desire to create and support effective virtual workspaces for their employees.

FAQ

Aside from an internet connection, what resources will I need for the course?

The ability to print some information for reference at a later time may be desirable.

Will I get a certificate after completing the course?

Yes! All courses include a final assessment to evaluate your understanding of key course concepts. A certificate of completion will be offered to you if you complete the assessment with a score of 80% or higher.

Why should I take this course?

Each Eppley e-course is designed collaboratively among experienced instructional designers, subject matter experts, and our partner organizations and institutions. The course curriculum includes current information and best practices in the field, and it is recognized by national leaders in parks, recreation, and land management. Not only will this course benefit your career by expanding your knowledge base, but it will also enhance your application and problem-solving skills.

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