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Managing Virtual Teams

with Bob McGannon
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This course qualifies for 2.00 PDUs towards maintaining PMI® certification. Learn More

Video: Welcome

Learn how to manage remote teams effectively to increase results and engagement.
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  1. 1m 40s
    1. Welcome
      1m 10s
    2. Using course files
  2. 20m 33s
    1. Managing remote employees
      3m 58s
    2. Inheriting a remote team
      4m 13s
    3. Making decisions about remote work
      3m 58s
    4. Working successfully as a remote manager
      4m 27s
    5. Communicating across devices, continents, and cultures
      3m 57s
  3. 30m 2s
    1. Getting to know your team
      3m 50s
    2. Learning how to communicate
      4m 16s
    3. Deciding what success looks like
      3m 56s
    4. Identifying expectations
      3m 48s
    5. Establishing team norms
      3m 49s
    6. Discovering remote employees' needs
      3m 29s
    7. Using skill and personality assessments
      3m 39s
    8. Understanding habits
      3m 15s
  4. 36m 20s
    1. Understanding your tendencies
      4m 9s
    2. Using your intuition
      3m 49s
    3. Identifying your team's potential
      4m 2s
    4. Managing some people in person and others remotely
      4m 22s
    5. Dealing with team conflict
      4m 13s
    6. Increasing team engagement
      4m 10s
    7. Special considerations for new managers
      3m 30s
    8. Special considerations for directors and executives
      3m 52s
    9. Special considerations for project managers
      4m 13s
  5. 23m 28s
    1. Managing when you can't see each other
      3m 51s
    2. Holding remote meetings
      3m 50s
    3. Driving team performance
      4m 11s
    4. Developing a solid team-support structure
      3m 34s
    5. Using rewards and recognition
      3m 58s
    6. Evaluating performance on the go
      4m 4s
  6. 13m 20s
    1. Addressing the top five remote management challenges
      4m 8s
    2. Tools for managing virtual teams efficiently
      4m 6s
    3. Evaluating your remote arrangements
      3m 58s
    4. Next steps
      1m 8s

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Do you have a remote team and need to engage them more effectively? Or perhaps you are stepping into a management role for the first time, or with a team that's scattered across office branches? In this course, author and PMP Bob McGannon shares the secrets he's used for managing remote teams across continents and time zones for over 20 years.

Discover how to build rapport, set mutual expectations, communicate, connect, overcome conflict, get work done, and grow the team. Also included is a look at the top five challenges managers face in leading remote teams and helpful solutions that will get your team on track.

This course qualifies for 2 Category A professional development units (PDUs) through, PMI Registered Education Provider #4101.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.



(music) Hi! I'm Bob McGannon and this is managing virtual teams. This course covers the nuances and subtleties of managing employees that aren't working in the same office as you are. We will look at the particular challenges this situation brings to you as a manager, and how you can adopt your personal style to be more successful with virtual team members. We will start by examining the fundamental needs of virtual teams and team members.

We'll then explore techniques for managing people when you cannot see them. Including: assessing work habits, determining pathways to success as a virtual team, and applying reward and recognition affectively. Lastly, we will look at performance measurement approaches with virtual team members. Avoiding the top 5 breakdowns with virtual teams, and ensuring you always keep a finger on the pulse of how your team is doing.

I will introduce you to these approaches and tools, in managing virtual teams.

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