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Managing the Virtual Workplace

  • Length 1 day
  • Price $440 inc GST
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Why study this course

Virtual workers and virtual teams are an essential part of today’s workforce. More than ever, people are using technology to work anywhere, anytime.

There are big benefits to today’s virtual workplace, but there can be big challenges, too. This one-day course will teach managers, supervisors and team leaders how to prepare employees for the virtual workplace, create telework programs, build virtual teams, leverage technology, and overcome cultural barriers.

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What you’ll learn

This one-day workshop will 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

Stay ahead of the technology curve

Don’t let your tech outpace the skills of your people

Quality instructors and content

Expert instructors with real world experience and the latest vendor- approved in-depth course content.

Partner-Preferred Supplier

Chosen and awarded by the world’s leading vendors as preferred training partner.

Ahead of the technology curve

No matter your chosen technologies or platforms, we can help you stay one step ahead.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for managers or leaders who lead a remote/virtual workforce, whether the entire team or a percentage of them is currently remote, or you are planning on moving to a remote/virtual workforce.

We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please contact us on 1800 U LEARN (1800 853 276).

Course subjects

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Defining the Virtual Workplace

Session Three: Creating Virtual Workplace Programs

  • Building a Virtual Workplace Strategy

  • Pre-Assignment Review

  • Setting up Employees for Telework

  • Managing Performance

  • Making Connections

Session Four: Technology Tips and Tricks

  • The Latest and Greatest

  • Choosing the Right Tools

Session Five: Building Virtual Teams

  • The Stages of Team Development

  • Making Connections

  • Choosing the Virtual Team

  • Strategies for Success

Session Six: Leading Virtual Team Meetings

  • Scheduling and Conducting Team Meetings

  • Test Driving

Session Seven: Working with Cross-Cultural Teams

Session Eight: Virtual Leadership Strategies

  • Making Connections

  • Debrief

  • Personal Action Plan


This course assumes that the user understands the basics of using a Windows-based computer. Students should be comfortable using the keyboard, mouse, and Start menu. Understanding and experience using a web browser is an asset, but not required.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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