- NY Credits : 4.0
- TX Credits : 4.0
In business today, it is not unusual for a company to have teams that span geographical regions, time-zones, and cultural backgrounds. Team members work different shifts toward a common goal. In the growing, complex work environment, understanding how to manage a virtual team is important to the success of the organization. This course will provide the learner with an overview of strategies to manage a virtual team effectively.
Upon successful completion of this course, the user should be able to:
identify the six different types of virtual teams and determine what type of virtual team you have and recognize the skills that allow virtual teams to bridge cultural distances,
determine the difference between visible and invisible elements of leadership and the difference between the control and commitment management paradigms and behaviors and how they impact the effectiveness of remote teams,
identify the key elements of selecting and orienting new virtual team members,
recognize skills and techniques for effective virtual team start-ups, and
identify skills and techniques for building trust in virtual teams.