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Telecommuting Employees: Managing Employees Remotely - Webinar

  • ID: 4658237
  • Webinar
  • September 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 60 Minutes
  • Online Compliance Panel
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In this webinar you will learn how to communicate, establish trust and build strong working relationships.

Working remotely is becoming more of a norm in the tech industry. Various studies have shown that it is more difficult to get virtual teams to bond, harder for informal leaders to emerge, tougher to create genuine dialogue, and easier for misunderstandings to escalate. Leaders must deal with an array of cultural issues that can include differences in business protocol, decision-making, dealing with authority, the concept of time, negotiation styles, and the emotional reactions allowed - or expected - in a business environment.

Objectives of the Presentation

This webinar will help you teach participants how 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 a virtual workplace
  • Overcome cultural barriers when leading virtual teams
  • Develop their virtual leadership skills

Why Should you Attend

Various studies have shown that it is more difficult to get virtual teams to bond, harder for informal leaders to emerge, tougher to create genuine dialogue, and easier for misunderstandings to escalate. Leaders also must deal with an array of cultural issues that can include differences in business protocol, decision-making, dealing with authority, the concept of time, negotiation styles, and the emotional reactions allowed - or expected - in a business environment. There are a couple key techniques that are specific to remote management. To learn how to supervise across time zones and even cultures.

Areas Covered

Dealing with real challenges from the virtual workplace

  • Unique challenges of leading a virtual, remote or dispersed team
  • Success factors for virtual teams
  • The unique role of a virtual team leader

Culture and the role it plays on a Virtual Team

  • Diversity
  • Language and expressions
  • Cultural differences
  • Working with time zones

Communication Challenges

  • How to overcome them
  • Importance of self-awareness
  • Providing clear direction, clear concise
  • Setting expectation

Managing performance from a distance

  • Proactively managing for enhanced performance
  • Accountability versus responsibility
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  • Audrey Halpern Audrey Halpern,
    President ,
    ARH Employee Training


    Audrey Halpern has had an exemplary 20+yr career developing customized employee soft skills training programs and facilitation. ARH Employee Training assists employees in achieving their goals through the use of highly interactive participant-centered training methods which maximize outcomes. Her background in human resources, instructional design and sales, makes for effective workshop design. Her creative, engaging and collaborative delivery of training is sprinkled with impactful activities. Her areas of expertise are into Training,Team Building, Leadership Development, Sales Management and Advanced Communication.

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Who will Benefit

  • Human Resources Executives and Professionals
  • Supervisors responsible for remote workers
  • Auditors
  • Compensation Specialists
  • Consultants
  • Front line Managers
  • Branch or Division Managers
  • Small Business Owners
  • Any manager of a telecommuter or virtual employee/team
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