“Remote Leadership Success”

A Strategic Execution Excellence Virtual Workshop

6 PDU’s

In today’s global economy and business environment, more team members and leaders are working remotely  across wide-spread geographical areas and cultures.   Poor communication is commonly cited as one of the most common reasons for project failure.   Leading  projects and programs remotely significantly  increases the risk of failure.  As leaders, we must identify and adopt better ways to successfully build and lead productive and motivated teams and deliver on our objectives.   Proper technology, tools and techniques can  help your team be more effective,  efficient and engaged.  This highly-interactive workshop will immediately provide you with the skills,  knowledge  and confidence to successfully lead remotely.

This workshop is divided into two 3-hour sessions:

Session 1

The Virtual Leader

  • The challenges of leading remotely
  • How remote leadership differs from face-to-face leadership
  • Common risks when leading remotely and how to avoid them

Successful online collaboration and facilitation techniques

  • Critical and  effective communication skills of successful virtual teams
  • Building trust and a high-performance virtual team
  • Managing virtual meetings that keep all participants engaged and interactive
  • Facilitating effective and efficient virtual planning sessions
  • Effectively and efficiently communicating project information to virtual team members
  • Facilitating effective innovation and problem-solving virtual workshops

Session 2

Overcoming common challenges of leading remote teams

  • Techniques for monitoring work tasks and productivity
  • Coaching and mentoring in a virtual environment
  • Identifying conflict and facilitating its resolution
  • Holding team members accountable for results
  • Identifying poor performance and getting back on track
  • Maintaining a productive team highly motivated team

Technologies do’s and don’ts

We will provide you with several tools including:

  • Virtual Meeting Excellence Checklist
  • Tips for Leading Virtual Teams
  • Listing of Technologies with Pros and Cons of each

Your Instructors

  • Sue Glaskey – Executive Program Director
  • Bill Stewart – President and CEO